A better pipe for VOD

Baumgartner, Jeff
December 2003
CED;Dec2003, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p36
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of gigabit ethernet (GigE) for cable operators. Efficiency of GigE; Application for video-on-demand; Cost effectiveness.


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