Earth Station: A large dish used for sending and receiving signals from a communications satellite. A one-way, receive-only earth station is known as TVRO.
(EB) Electronic Bonding: The ability to forge an interface between the operations support systems of the local and long distance service providers, thereby enabling the seamless exchange of information concerning network needs and customer orders.
(EDI) Electronic Data Interchange: An electronic messaging system for the trading and interchanging of information.
“End user” of Broadband service: [NOFA] A residential or business party, institution, or state or local government entity that may use Broadband service for its own purposes and that does not resell such service to other entities or incorporate such service into retail Internet-access service. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not “end users” for this purpose.
(ES) Earth Station: A satellite communications center, including the antenna, receiver and electronics necessary in receiving satellite transmitted signals.
(ESS) Electronic Switching System: It is a switching system for the telephone network that is based on time-division multiplexing of digitized analog signals.
Ethernet: The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers' (IEEE) widely used access method for the local area network (LAN) protocol.
Exclusivity: Contractual right to be the sole exhibitor of a television program in a particular area at a specified time.
Extranet: The part of a company or an organization internal computer network which outside users and which uses the public Internet as its transmission system, but requires passwords to