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Scientific Atlanta is a large manufacturer of cable television, telecommunications, and broadband equipment. It was founded in 1951. Cable television or Community Antenna Television (CATV) (and often shortened to cable) is a system of providing television, FM radio programming and other services to consumers via radio waves transmitted directly to people’s televisions through fixed coaxial cables as opposed to the over-the-air method used in traditional... Telecommunication is the extension of communication over a distance. ... Broadband in general refers to data transmission where multiple pieces of data are sent simultaneously to increase the effective rate of transmission. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


Scientific Atlanta manufacturs an array of products, including fiber optic network equipment, amplifiers, digital cable boxes, cable modems, and other broadband equipment. Fiber Optic strands An optical fiber in American English or fibre in British English is a transparent thin fiber for transmitting light. ... An amplifier is a device which changes a small movement into a larger movement. ... A digital system is one that uses discrete values rather than a continuous spectrum of values: compare analog. ... A cable modem is a special type of modem that is designed to modulate a data signal over cable television infrastructure. ...


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  • Scientific Atlanta Web Site (http://www.scientificatlanta.com)

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