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Brunel University/The Cable Corporation HomeWorker network trial
Author(s): Malcolm Clarke; Andrew Findlay; Jean-Francois Canac; Alexis Vergez
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Paper Abstract

We describe the HomeWorker network and the results from a pilot study being undertaken to determine the performance of the system and its impact on working practice. The HomeWorker network is based on existing cable television infrastructure and provides a local area network over a metropolitan area. It is a CSMA/CD bus based network working at 500 kbps, and we demonstrate that it is capable of providing such a sustained data transfer rate in practical applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2917, Broadband Access Systems, (4 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257343
Show Author Affiliations
Malcolm Clarke, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Andrew Findlay, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Jean-Francois Canac, The Cable Corp. (United Kingdom)
Alexis Vergez, The Cable Corp. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2917:
Broadband Access Systems
Wai Sum Lai; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas; Sam T. Jewell; Curtis A. Siller; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas, Editor(s)

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