A central distribution point in a cable television network that typically serves tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of homes. In a traditional cable TV network all communication was one way TV video and sound carried from the headend to the subscriber residences. Cable networks have been upgraded to carry data and voice as well as video, an... Found on http://www.tedhaynes.com/newterms.html
The electronic equipment located at the start of a cable television system, usually including antennas, earth stations, preamplifiers, frequency converters, demodulators, modulators and related cable transmission equipment.
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