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S4C (from the Welsh Sianel Pedwar Cymru, meaning "Channel 4 Wales") is a Welsh-language British public-service TV channel broadcast throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. [1]

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Analog television

Analog television or analogue television is the original television technology that uses analog signals to transmit video and audio.

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Animated Tales of the World

Animated Tales of the World is a 2001 American animated series that aired on HBO And Contes Animats D'Arreu Del Món is a 2004 Spanish (American And Spanish), S4C And Christmas Films For S4C, Channel 4 and many more: Channel 4 (UK), Televisió de Catalunya And Club Super3 (Spain) and many more.

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Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Astra 2F

Astra 2F is one of the Astra communications satellites owned and operated by SES, launched in September 2012 to the Astra 28.2°E orbital slot.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Cymru Wales

BBC Cymru Wales is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.

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BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming, catchup, television and radio service from the BBC.

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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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BBC Parliament

BBC Parliament is a British television channel which broadcasts live and recorded coverage of the House of Commons, House of Lords and Select Committees of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the Scottish Parliament, the London Assembly, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Welsh Assembly.

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BBC Radio Cymru

BBC Radio Cymru is BBC Cymru Wales' Welsh-language national radio network.

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BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Cable television

Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.

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Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615.

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Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.

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Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin, "Merlin's fort") is the county town of Carmarthenshire in Wales.

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Celtic Media Festival

The Celtic Media Festival, formerly known as the Celtic Film and Television Festival, aims to promote the languages and cultures of the Celtic nations in film, on television, radio and new media.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Channel 5 (UK)

Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Cyw (Welsh for "Chick") is the name of a Welsh language Children's television block from S4C (Channel 4 Wales), which launched on 23 June 2008.

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, such as broadcasting and internet.

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Digital television

Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals, including the sound channel, using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier television technology, analog television, in which the video and audio are carried by analog signals.

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Fanboy & Chum Chum

Fanboy & Chum Chum is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by Eric Robles for Nickelodeon.

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Fireman Sam

Fireman Sam is a British animated comedy children's series about a fireman called Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other residents in the fictional Welsh rural village of Pontypandy (a portmanteau of two real towns, Pontypridd and Tonypandy, which are situated approximately apart in the South Wales Valleys).

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Flag of Wales

The flag of Wales (Baner Cymru or Y Ddraig Goch, meaning the red dragon) consists of a red dragon passant on a green and white field.

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Freesat is a free-to-air digital satellite television service in the United Kingdom, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.

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Freeview (UK)

Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.

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Gogs!, or simply Gogs, is a claymation-style animated television series which takes the form of a sitcom, originally aired on Welsh television in 1993, and aired to the rest of the United Kingdom on the BBC in 1996.

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Gwynfor Evans

Gwynfor Richard Evans (1 September 1912 – 21 April 2005) was a Welsh politician, lawyer and author.

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Hedd Wyn (film)

Hedd Wyn is a 1992 Welsh anti-war biopic, written by Alan Llwyd and directed by Paul Turner.

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High-definition television

High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.

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HighBeam Research

HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Gale, a subsidiary Cengage, for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.

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History of Plaid Cymru

Plaid Cymru; The Party of Wales (often shortened to Plaid) originated in 1925 after a meeting held at that year's National Eisteddfod in Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire (now Gwynedd).

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Iona Jones

Iona Jones is a Welsh television executive, the former head of Welsh language channel S4C.

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iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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ITV plc

ITV plc is a British media company based in London, England.

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ITV Wales & West

ITV Wales and West, previously known as HTV, refers to the Independent Television franchise area until 31 December 2013, licensed to a broadcaster by the regulator Ofcom.

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Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt (born 1 November 1966) is a British Conservative Party politician serving as the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since 2012 and Member of Parliament (MP) for South West Surrey since 2005.

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Llanishen (Welsh Llanisien llan church + Isien Saint Isan) is a district and community in the north of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service

Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS), formerly known as Broadband Radio Service (BRS) and also known as Wireless Cable, is a wireless telecommunications technology, used for general-purpose broadband networking or, more commonly, as an alternative method of cable television programming reception.

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National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales (Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru; commonly known as the Welsh Assembly) is a devolved parliament with power to make legislation in Wales.

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Newyddion (English: News) is a Welsh-language news programme consisting of Welsh, UK, and international news, produced daily by BBC Cymru Wales and broadcast on S4C.

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Nickelodeon (UK and Ireland)

Nickelodeon is a British television channel that is dedicated to kids' programming.

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The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.

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Pobol y Cwm

Pobol y Cwm (People of the Valley) is a Welsh-language television soap opera which has been produced by the BBC since October 1974.

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Public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, the term "public service broadcasting" refers to broadcasting intended for public benefit rather than to serve purely commercial interests.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Rocky Hollow

Rocky Hollow was a 1983 stop motion animation children's television series made in Wales.

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S4C Authority

The S4C Authority (Awdurdod S4C) is an independent public body appointed by the United Kingdom Government's Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to oversee the management of the Welsh-language television channel S4C and to regulate the quality of the channel's output.

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S4C Dau

S4C Dau (Sianel Pedwar Cymru Dau, meaning Channel Four Wales Two) was a free-to-air British television station owned by S4C which, until 2010, broadcast coverage of the National Assembly for Wales at the Senedd.

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S4C Digital Networks

S4C Digital Networks (SDN) is a company that operates one of the six multiplexes of channels on digital terrestrial television in the United Kingdom.

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Sbectel is the name of S4C's former ancillary teletext service.

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Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, or informally Culture Secretary, is a United Kingdom cabinet position with responsibility for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (also known as The Animated Shakespeare) is a series of twelve half-hour animated television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare, originally broadcast on BBC 2 and S4C between 1992 and 1994.

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Sign language

Sign languages (also known as signed languages) are languages that use manual communication to convey meaning.

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Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).

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Sky UK

Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.

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Solomon & Gaenor

Solomon & Gaenor (Solomon a Gaenor) is a BAFTA Awarded and Academy nominated Welsh film released in 1999 and directed by Paul Morrison.

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Stwnsh (English: Mash) is a strand of Welsh-language children's television programming, aimed at children between the ages of seven to thirteen.

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SuperTed is an animated television series about an anthropomorphic teddy bear with superpowers, created by Welsh writer and animator Mike Young.

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Teletext (or broadcast teletext) is a television information retrieval service created in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s by the Philips Lead Designer for VDUs, John Adams.

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Television licence

A television licence or broadcast receiving licence is a payment required in many countries for the reception of television broadcasts, or the possession of a television set where some broadcasts are funded in full or in part by the licence fee paid.

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Television Wales and the West

Television Wales and the West (TWW) was the British "Independent Television" (commercial television) contractor for the franchise area serving 'South Wales and West of England' 1956–68 (franchise awarded 26 October 1956, started transmissions on 14 January 1958).

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The tilde (in the American Heritage dictionary or; ˜ or ~) is a grapheme with several uses.

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TVPlayer is an Internet television company serving the United Kingdom, offering access to free live television channel streams using a web browser or application software via big screen and small screen mobile devices.

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TVTimes is a television listings magazine published in the United Kingdom by Time Inc. UK.

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Tweenies is a British live action children's sitcom created by Will Brenton and Iain Lauchlan.

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UBM plc

UBM plc is a global business-to-business (B2B) events organiser headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Ultra high frequency

Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 megahertz (MHz) and 3 gigahertz (GHz), also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimeter.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 1979

The 1979 United Kingdom general election was held on 3 May 1979 to elect 635 members to the British House of Commons.

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University of Wales Trinity Saint David

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant) is a collegiate university operating on three main campuses in South West Wales: in Carmarthen, Lampeter, and Swansea.

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Video on demand

Video on demand is a programming system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content such as movies and TV shows whenever they choose, rather than at a scheduled broadcast time, the method that prevailed with over-the-air programming during the 20th century.

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Virgin Media

Virgin Media Limited is a British company which provides telephone, television and internet services in the United Kingdom.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Wales West and North Television

Wales (West and North) Television, known on screen as Teledu Cymru and often abbreviated to WWN, was the Welsh "Independent Television" (commercial television) contractor awarded the franchise area serving 'North and West Wales', from 1962-68 (franchise awarded 6 June 1961).

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Welsh Government

The Welsh Government (Llywodraeth Cymru) is the devolved government for Wales.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Western Mail (Wales)

The Western Mail is a daily newspaper published by Media Wales Ltd in Cardiff, Wales owned by the UK's largest newspaper company, Trinity Mirror.

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William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw

William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw, (28 June 1918 – 1 July 1999), often known as Willie Whitelaw, was a British Conservative Party politician who served in a wide number of Cabinet positions, most notably as Home Secretary and de facto Deputy Prime Minister.

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