Cable TV networks will pass 17 million homes in the UK by early next century. Reliability has improved dramatically in recent years due to the widespread introduction of fibre into the network. Possibly the biggest attraction of cable is the enormous bandwidth that is available, together with its high degree of flexibility. This flexibility can be utilised to accommodate new services such as digital TV, data and telephony.
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Jewell, S.T., Patmore, J.J., Stalley, K.D. et al. Cable TV Technology for Local Access. BT Technology Journal 16, 80–91 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1009691612657
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