Thing > Intangible > Service > CableOrSatelliteService

A service which provides access to media programming like TV or radio. Access may be via cable or satellite.

Usage: Fewer than 10 domains
PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Service
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
areaServed Text  or
AdministrativeArea  or
Place  or
The geographic area where a service or offered item is provided. Supersedes serviceArea.
audience Audience An intended audience, i.e. a group for whom something was created. Supersedes serviceAudience.
availableChannel ServiceChannel A means of accessing the service (e.g. a phone bank, a web site, a location, etc.).
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
brand Organization  or
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
category Text  or
Thing  or
A category for the item. Greater signs or slashes can be used to informally indicate a category hierarchy.
hasOfferCatalog OfferCatalog Indicates an OfferCatalog listing for this Organization, Person, or Service.
hoursAvailable OpeningHoursSpecification The hours during which this service or contact is available.
isRelatedTo Service  or
A pointer to another, somehow related product (or multiple products).
isSimilarTo Service  or
A pointer to another, functionally similar product (or multiple products).
logo URL  or
An associated logo.
offers Offer An offer to provide this item—for example, an offer to sell a product, rent the DVD of a movie, perform a service, or give away tickets to an event.
provider Organization  or
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
providerMobility Text Indicates the mobility of a provided service (e.g. 'static', 'dynamic').
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
serviceOutput Thing The tangible thing generated by the service, e.g. a passport, permit, etc. Supersedes produces.
serviceType Text The type of service being offered, e.g. veterans' benefits, emergency relief, etc.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A description of the item.
disambiguatingDescription Text A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.
image URL  or
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage CreativeWork  or
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.

Instances of CableOrSatelliteService may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
inBroadcastLineup BroadcastChannel The CableOrSatelliteService offering the channel.


WAAY is channel 7 on Comcast cable.
<div itemscope itemtype="">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div itemprop="inBroadcastLineup" itemscope itemtype="">
    <span itemprop="name">Comcast</span>
  <div itemprop="providesBroadcastService" itemscope itemtype="">
    <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="">
      <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
<div vocab="" typeof="TelevisionChannel">
  <span property="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span property="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span property="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div property="inBroadcastLineup" typeof="CableOrSatelliteService">
    <span property="name">Comcast</span>
  <div property="providesBroadcastService" typeof="BroadcastService">
    <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
      <span property="name">ABC</span>
<script type="application/ld+json">
  "name": "WAAY 7",
    "name": "Comcast",
    "name": "WAAY-TV",
    "broadcastDisplayName": "ABC",

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