Section 1. The following terms as used in this chapter shall, unless the context requires otherwise, have the following meanings:—
“Community antenna television system” or “CATV system”, a facility as defined by federal law at 47 USC section 522 (7).
“CATV operator” or “Operator”, a person operating a CATV system.
“Department”, the department of telecommunications and cable established by chapter 25C.
“Division”, the division of community antenna television.
“Issuing authority”, the city manager of a city have a plan D or E charter, the mayor of any other city, or the board of selectmen of a town.
“Licensee”, a person who is issued a license pursuant to section 3.
“Area or areas to be served”, may include a municipality or a portion of a municipality in order to reflect within municipal boundaries, the various economic, cultural, geographic and community interests of the citizens residing therein.