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Broadband Cable

Broadband Cable provides broadband Internet access by transmitting high speed data over cable TV lines. Cable Internet connection requires a cable modem and cable modem termination system. The cable modem transfers the data over cable TV lines to and from the Internet. The cable modem termination system directs all traffic requests to the Internet. Broadband cable Internet speeds range between 3 and 50 Mbps up to 100 miles. As the number of users accessing the cable Internet connection increase data transfer rates drop.

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The broadband cable can serve as a communication link between home devices, like the smart meters, and utilities. Also, broadband cable is being used for home automation services, home security and in energy management systems.

Key Technology Area: 
Integrated Communications

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