public access

  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 formspub·lic-ac·cess, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018