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Next generation CATV networks
Author(s): Kenneth H. Metz
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Paper Abstract

Advances in fiber optics, video compression and transmission technologies are driving the development and deployment of a new generation of CATV equipment. Optical fiber super- trunks are now expanding program delivery capabilities to over 150 channels and digital video compression will soon increase the capacity of existing satellite, fiber and cable systems by a factor of 5 to 10 or more. These next generation CATV systems will support Video on Demand (VOD) and advanced communications services such as broad band LAN/WAN networking and Personal Communications Services (PCS).

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1786, Fiber Networks for Voice, Video, and Multimedia Services, (2 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.139292
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Kenneth H. Metz, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1786:
Fiber Networks for Voice, Video, and Multimedia Services
Aleksander T. Futro; Lynn D. Hutcheson; Howard L. Lemberg, Editor(s)

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