MAC Address abbr Media Access Control Address

July 25, 2012

See also: Node

CIMM DEFINITION: The Set-Top Box ID a unique identifying code by the manufacturer for each specific Set-Top Box. MAC Address indicates, among other things, address of the household (and the accompanying profile information that the provider will have for billing and home configuration).

2: Media Access Control ID. Number unique to a specific Set-Top Box. May include a readable bar code label. (Source: Nielsen)

3. The ID that uniquely identified a network device, e.g. Set-Top Box or removable CableCard, (Source: FourthWall Media)

NOTE – A Set-Top Box may have several different MAC addresses depending on the number of network interfaces it has. For example, a Set-Top Box may have different MAC addresses, one for in-band and one for out-of-band tuner. (Source: FourthWall Media)