Coverage It is a term derived from Latin coopertūra It has multiple uses. A coverage can be a cover : what is used to cover or protect something . For example: “Before cutting the cheese, remove the plastic cover”, “I love the chocolate cover this pudding has”, “The coverage I put on the car was no use: the storm affected it anyway”.
In the field of media , is called coverage to job carried out by journalists and technical operators to report on a particular event , usually from the scene: “The channel will cover the World Cup with a team of twenty journalists”, “The magazine made a great coverage of the Lady Gaga concert”, “I don't like the coverage that this newspaper of police events does”.
In this context, the Business dedicated to the communication cover the expenses of its employees and organize all the details of the trips, from the dates to the lodging, to be able to maintain a control on the activities that are carried out in his name. Independent journalists, on the other hand, take care of all these issues, so that they can adapt to changes in unforeseen plans without having to give explanations to a third party.
Coverage is also called percentage wave extension covering certain services or activities : “With this plan, you will have national and international coverage and can use your phone anywhere”, "Natural gas coverage does not reach even 30% of the municipality", “I regret to inform you that your medical coverage does not include these types of benefits”.
With respect to telephone services, this term is used very often to describe the characteristics of the different plans and rates. In general, coverage is optimal in large cities, while decreasing as we move towards rural areas; in fact, even today there are parts of the world from which it is impossible to communicate by telephone or access the networks of Internet .
In this context, we can say that the term coverage is synonymous with "signal ", as you can see in the following sentence:" I'm sorry, I don't hear you well because here the coverage is very bad "(say" the signal is very bad "does not alter the meaning).
When we focus on the field of private medicine, coverage becomes an even more sensitive issue, because because of the hierarchical division into plans it leaves many people unprotected against certain risk situations. Although it may seem a lie, doctors who work in private clinics cannot attend to those who do not belong to the entity or to patients who do not have them on their staff, for having hired a rate lower.
In the context of sport , the coverage is the defense line : "The coverage did not arrive on time and thus the Brazilian striker had plenty of time to control the ball, finish off and score the first goal of his team", “The coach is not happy with the coverage”.
If we focus on the finance Finally, a coverage is a series of operations that allow minimize or cancel the risk of a liability or a financial asset.
It is known by the name of coverage notifier to a device that emits a sound or a vibration when in a certain geographical area it does not detect coverage. It is an essential device for emergency or security services. As for the user Go back to a covered area, the sound or vibration stops. Like many other technologies, the coverage notifier can be integrated into a mobile phone.