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CATV

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CATV

(Community Antenna TV) The original name for cable TV. Dating back to the late 1940s, a cable company would place an antenna at the highest location in the community and string cables to homes in neighborhoods with hilly terrain or other interference. The term is still sometimes used for cable TV; however, cable operators today deliver far more than over-the-air TV, including premium channels as well as Internet access and Internet telephony (see VoIP). See cable TV and triple play.
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Liu Haijiang, the Chairman of CATV also mentioned when speaking: "CATV falls 'the Belt and Road' cooperation opportunities as well as the development opportunities held in Dubai World Expo in 2020, it will set up a media bridge to help the Chinese enterprises to explore the Middle East market, CATV's core position is to act as a window for the Chinese and the Arab peoples to know each other, and as a bridge for the Chinese enterprises and products to enter into the Middle East market".
According to Harmonic, the Electra X3 media processor's advanced compression technology provides EHIME CATV with superior video quality while offering low total cost of ownership (TCO), transforming the live entertainment experience for EHIME CATV viewers.
RFMD's extensive portfolio of CATV products includes SOT115J packaged amplifiers, MMICs, modules, frequency modulation components, and passive components.
Designed for use in CATV line amplifiers and CATV system amplifiers and distribution nodes, the new family of RFICs are fabricated with mature GaAs technology.
RFMD's initial GaN shipments to this CATV customer are intended for use in optical nodes, and subsequent shipments are also expected to be used in line extender amplifier applications.
For cable infrastructure applications, implementing on-chip linearization technology improves the output performance of CATV hybrid amplifiers without necessitating expensive, proprietary new technologies," Mr.
Even though the telcos use different network architectures to deliver all their service packages, by delivering video services, they are entering the hardcore triple play sector thereby heightening the competitive environment in the CATV test equipment market.
While many people in China use the built-in CA card for STBs, by separating the card, viewers can easily access various CATV operators simply by changing the card.
IPTV, incorporating Internet, multi-media and communications technologies, is a new type of technology based on broadband CATV network which provides various interactive services including digital television to family users.
Throughout the world, CATV service providers and Multiple Service Operators (MSO) are upgrading their networks to increase capacity for additional channels, including digital and high definition channels," stated Richard Bay-Ramyon, Sirenza's director, broadband and consumer business unit.
Chinas cable TV (CATV) industry has a history of 30 years up to 2006 and through years of development, CATV is now the largest cable TV network throughout the world and becomes one of the most important components in Chinas radio TV industry.
amp; SHENZHEN, China -- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a worldwide leader of on-demand technology that is shaping the future of television, today announced that Chinese cable operator Shekou CATV has chosen to launch the first commercially available Video-On-Demand (VOD) service in China using Concurrent's MediaHawk(R) VOD platform.