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- Cable TV moves into telecom markets. Yokell, Larry J. // Business Communications Review;Nov94, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p43
Discusses the development of local telephony into the cable television industry. Effect on local exchange carriers (LECs) and interexchange carriers (IXCs); Effect of the Cable Communications Protection and Competition Act; Requirement of video dialtone rulings; Strategies for market entry. ...
- Cutting through the maze. Pyle, Ken // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p30
Explains hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) technology which is seen as a clear path towards the integration of cable and telephony services. Service and growth needs; HFC history; Telephony-over-coax; Overlay system; Comparing coax and overlay; Alternatives to HFC.
- Competing or complementary technologies? Saltwick, Steve // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p44
Addresses the issue of whether cable television and telephone networks are competing or complementary technologies. Telco options; Upgrading cable networks; Technology choices for residential multimedia services.
- Power, the broadband challenge. Taylor, Tom; Mistry, Keku // Telephony;10/07/96, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p52
Focuses on alternatives to conventional power methods being sought by cable television companies and telephone systems carriers. Cost in applying narrowband powering methodology to broadband networks; Alternative technologies being explored; Valve-regulated lead-acid batteries; Flywheel system;...
- Tying the knot. Davis, Matt // Telephony;6/12/95, Vol. 228 Issue 24, p38
Discusses how suppliers are preparing their products to meet demands concerning the deployment of wirelines telephony systems over hybrid fiber/coax networks. Spectrum management; Bandwidth management techniques; Customer interfaces; Transport platform; Product trials; Standardization issues.
- Seeking the high-tech Holy Grail. Careless, James // Communications News;Feb99, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p44
Focuses on the development of Internet protocol (IP) telephony-over-cable television (TV) networks in the United States. Creation of an IP telephony task force; Advantages of IP standards; Distinction of IP-based telephony from conventional telephone networks.
- Practical considerations in digital telephony over CATV. Yang, Zuo // Telecom Asia;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p16
Discusses practical considerations involved in the transmission of digital telephony over cable television (CATV) lines. Combination of integrated services digital networks (ISDN) with CATV; Combined access configuration; Definition of the user to network interface.
- The cable fable: Hit or myth? Taylor, Malcolm // Telecommunications - International Edition;Nov97, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p59
Discusses the potential of the cable telephony market. Partnership between European cable television operators and telecommunications companies; Ability of power utilities to run a telecommunications network; Cable telephony services in the United States and Asia.
- Telephony will transform cable. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;11/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p10
Discusses how telephony will transform cable television industry. Forecast that cable television's telephony services will exceed existing cable revenues and profits; Economic advantages to cable telephony; Significance of merger between AT&T and TCI.