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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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Las restricciones que los sistemas de la CATV tenian para incluir anuncios publicitarios, fueron superadas en 1980 con la modificacion del reglamento de la TV por cable, lo que les permitio desde entonces incorporar "...
CATV Senior Consultant, Ossama Taleb Morra stated that cooperation between CATV and Central Radio and Television Station will allow people in the UAE and other countries in the region enjoy the popular TV programmes from China.
Despite CaTV's efforts to level the playing field by utilising the "follower" strategy - for instance, adapting the bundling strategy as what IPTV players started - it seems like the effort is not enough to mitigate the downtrend.
Accordingly, CATV equipment providers looking to reduce the cost of fiber deep networks are seeking semiconductor devices capable of higher RF output levels than those available from today's state-of-the-art GaAs-based devices.
The model ASC1002 is a CATV linear amplifier that is optimized for 50 [ohm] systems.
EMP Europe is the leading private equity firm in Central and Eastern Europe with investments in CATV, fixed and mobile telephony and other infrastructure related industries.
The ENA-L provides the basic capabilities needed for characterization of active and passive components such as filters, amplifiers, antennas, cables, and CATV taps and distribution amplifiers.
"Essentially, what AllWave fiber offers carriers is free bandwidth, relaxed specs and a lower cost of application," said Santanu Das, Director of Metro and CATV System Engineering at OFS.
The telecom ministry will relax restrictions on communications satellite (CS) and cable TV (CATV) businesses in order to promote competition and encourage the entry of communication firms and foreign capital, ministry officials said.
have agreed to set up a joint venture to provide broad-band cable television (CATV) services, the four companies said Thursday.
Wireless systems, on the other hand, must contend with lower signal-to-noise ratios plus multipath, fade, dynamic ranges, frequency offsets and drifts which are more severe than in a CATV hardwire system.
Electrical codes in most countries require a connection to local earth ground for antenna wiring and distributed CATV wiring.