Ellis, Leslie
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/17/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p50
The article explains the process of calculating the bandwidth of a cable system's carrying capacity. According to the author, cable systems built to 750 Megahertz have about 33 digital channels, each of which is six MHz wide and has a total carrying capacity of 38.8 Mbps. The author also explains the meaning of the methods called rate shaping, grooming and statistical multiplexing as used in cabling.


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