channel capacity

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channel capacity

[′chan·əl kə′pas·əd·ē]
(communications)
The maximum number of bits or other information elements that can be handled in a particular channel per unit time.
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In P1, both the goodput and the Shannon capacity can be pre-calculated for all users and channels before allocation.