MATV stands for Master Antenna Television. It is the means by which many apartment houses, hotels, schools and other multi-unit buildings distribute TV and FM signals to a number of receivers. In order to accomplish this without loss of signal quality, these systems must be carefully planned and engineered through the effective use of MATV equipment and techniques.
What is SMATV?
SMATV is Single Master Antenna Television( or Satellite Master Antenna Television). The purpose of SMATV is for supplying and controlling the number and type of channels to multiple televisions (Not only TV channels but FM channels as well). It provides Reception of DBS TV/FM channels for hotels, motels, villas, gym clubs, dormitories, hospitals, commercial properties with multiple tenants and schools. Using a master antenna system video signals, audio signals and decoder signals can also be distributed.