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Communication Technology Update, 10/e, 10th Edition by Jennifer H. Meadows, August E. Grant

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CABLE TELEVISION

Brant Guillory, MMC*

Cable television is the primary form of video entertainment for most Americans today, and it is rapidly spreading throughout the world as consumers demand more programming and higher-quality images. From modest beginnings in the post-World War II years to today, cable television has grown from simple delivery of existing television signals to include video on demand services, digital music stations, cable-only programming content, and even interactive services such as paying bills or ordering programming.

Cable television hardware starts with a standard television. Virtually every television in the United States is sold “cable ready” with a jack for a coaxial cable. Additional hardware may be requested ...

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