Nielsen Station Index. Established in 1954, NSI provides local market television audience measurement for more than 1,000 local television stations in 210 local television markets. In nearly 48 markets, NSI provides metered services which include audience estimates every day. Nielsen Syndication Service (NSS) – Formed in 1981, NSS serves the syndicated programming market by providing audience measurement of nationally syndicated programming on both a national and local basis.
(National Satellite Initiative) was launched in October 2003 by Industry Canada in partnership with Infrastructure Canada and the Canadian Space Agency. It was created to make available affordable satellite capacity for the deployment of broadband services (such as tele-health, tele-education, e-commerce, etc.) to communities in the far to mid-north, and in isolated and remote areas of Canada, where satellite technology is the only practical broadband solution.
National Student Index. The system maintained by the Ministry of Education that contains registration details for all learners known to the Ministry. The NSI assigns a lifetime identification number (NSN, National Student Number) to each learner.
name service interface. In DCE Remote Procedure Call (RPC), a part of the application programming interface (API) of the RPC run time. NSI routines access a name service, such as the Cell Directory Service (CDS), for RPC applications.
Nerve Signal Interference. Inaccurate information relayed to the brain or other cells or organs. NSI can be either a lack of a proper Nerve Signal (inhibitory), or a sending of an improper Nerve Signal (excitatory). NSI exists both internally (within the body) and externally (within society). See Contract.