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CATV

(communications)

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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While our fiber optic systems and advertising insertion businesses did very well, and continue their trend of high profitability, we had anticipated that the CATV distribution business would rebound from FY'91 levels.
Shekou CATV was founded in August 1991 as the first cable operator launched in Shenzhen.
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.
Add to this the fact that the antenna is on the roof of the building and the CATV service enters in the basement and there's the potential for local ground point separations of hundreds of feet.
TriAccess Technologies' RFICs are the first to apply on-chip linearization fabricated in a single-die GaAs integrated circuit developed specifically for CATV networks.
In consideration of the permit mentioned above, DBS will pay the relevant CATV Company, for the use of every subscription line, including an inactive subscription line, a monthly usage fee of NIS 1.
Nasdaq: MATV) today announced that the Company received a decision from the Israeli Attorney General concerning the authority of the Ministry of Communications (MOC) to grant CATV companies licenses to provide telecommunications services (such as fast Internet) through the CATV infrastructure.
While both cable operators and telecom operators (telco's) are deploying triple play services in their product offerings, this technology is likely to have a higher impact on the CATV test equipment markets.
8 Million Order Signed for South Korea's First CATV System
Featuring the best programming directly from El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, CATV is available on DIRECTV([R]) viewer channel 428 at no extra charge to customers who subscribe to the SELECCION EXTRA[TM] and above programming packages.
Nasdaq-NNM: AELNA) today announced the introduction of a new product line of wide dynamic range fiber optic links for use in CATV and cellular communication systems.
Changzhou CATV currently builds optical fiber network for HFC, ATM, GE networks.