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public access

noun
1.
the availability of noncommercial television and radio broadcasting facilities to community groups or members of the public for programs of general interest to the community, especially as a condition of cable television franchises.
2.
a type of noncommercial programming of general interest to the community.
Related forms
public-access, adjective
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