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Hybrid Fiber Coax

(networking)
(HFC) A kind of physical connection used in networks for audio, video, and data. DVB (Digital Video Broadcast) is used in Europe and DOCSIS is used in N America.

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The service is available in Asuncin and neighbouring towns over a Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) network.
ARRIS Group Inc (Nasdaq:ARRS), a provider of IP, video and broadband technology, announced on Sunday that it has been selected by NBN Co, the Government Business Enterprise tasked with delivering open access broadband network to all Australians, to build its next-generation Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) broadband network.
The service is available in Asuncion and neighbouring towns over a Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) network.
Bentley Systems, a leading company providing software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced that Service Electric Cable TV (SECTV) has selected Bentley's hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) network engineering solution for management of its cable broadband network.
Hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) is a telecommunications industry term used for FTTC and such a network incorporates deployment benefits in terms of flexibilities to carry high data rate media comprising both optical fibers and coaxial resulting in a broadband network [2].
MyCast can operate with DVB-only, IPTV-only and hybrid DVB/IPTV video services over hybrid fibre-coaxial and EttH/FttH/xDSL networks.
The companies intend to integrate CEON's NetExpress service fulfilment system and its On application suite into ANTEC's Cornerstone Super Access system which offers cable telephony, Internet data access and IP telephony services over hybrid fibre-coaxial networks.
While indicating that Teleste`s hybrid fibre-coaxial networks have a bandwidth of 100 times more capacity than telecom networks can reach using VDSL according to information from Nokia, Toivila did acknowledge that cable faced several drawbacks, including falling capacity as the number of users increases and less global reach compared to telephone lines.

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