The Dutch state television service, Nederlandse Televisie Stichting (NTS) was owned by the Government who provided the studio and transmitter facilities. These facilities were then contracted out to six organisations, formed and financed by mainly religious groups in Holland who then provided the actual programme material broadcast by the service. These programme contractors received income from Government grants and subscriptions raised by members of the various groups or societies
HOLD Noun - cavity in a ship below deck where cargo is stowed. Also the area used to house transmitters on many radio ships.