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Fibre Optics and Cable Television Business Strategy : Artech House Telecommunications Library - Robert K. Yates

Fibre Optics and Cable Television Business Strategy

Artech House Telecommunications Library

Hardcover Published: 19th February 1990
ISBN: 9780890064139
Number Of Pages: 176

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Blends technical detail and industry analysis in coverage of all aspects of fiber optics as it relates to CATV. Includes applications of principles and sufficient technical information to plan an advanced cable system, and can be used for strategic planning as well as engineering and network plannin

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
The Authorsp. x
Why Fiber Optics?p. 1
Cable Television Business Strategyp. 1
How to Use This Bookp. 2
Channel Capacityp. 3
Signal Qualityp. 5
System Reliabilityp. 5
Long-term Strategiesp. 6
Hometown Cablesystemp. 8
Referencesp. 10
Objectives and Economicsp. 11
Fiber Optics versus Other Technologiesp. 11
Linking Long-term Goals to Short-term Strategies in Hometown Cablesystemp. 12
Developing the Planp. 17
Hometown Cablesystem Deployment Benchmarksp. 20
Referencesp. 22
Architectural Considerationsp. 23
Long-term Architectures for CATVp. 23
Trunking and Distribution Considerationsp. 28
Reliability and Bidirectionalityp. 30
Outside Plant Planningp. 32
A Review of Some Architecturesp. 39
Hometown Cablesystem Architecturep. 48
Referencesp. 56
System Parameters and Technologiesp. 59
Introduction to Fiber Optics: Strategic Issues in Optical Systemsp. 59
Introduction to Fiber Optics: Components of Optical Transmission Systemsp. 60
Introduction to Fiber Optics: Transmission System Considerationsp. 84
AM,FM, and Digital Systems for CATVp. 96
Link Budgetingp. 100
Hometown Cablesystem Engineeringp. 107
Referencesp. 112
Construction and Maintenancep. 117
Optical Fiber and Cable Design Characteristicsp. 117
Building a Fiber Optic Cable Systemp. 122
Environmental Stressesp. 131
Maintenance and Upkeepp. 133
Hometown Cablesystem Construction and Maintenancep. 137
Referencesp. 145
Introducing Fiber Systemsp. 147
The Strategic Planp. 147
Technology Transferp. 150
Field Trialsp. 151
Operations Trainingp. 151
Project Managementp. 151
Hometown Cablesystem - The End of an Iterationp. 152
Referencesp. 155
Indexp. 157
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ISBN: 9780890064139
ISBN-10: 089006413X
Series: Artech House Telecommunications Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 19th February 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.77 x 16.33  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.42