Headend

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...
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Headend

Central distribution point for a CATV system. Video signals are received here from satellites and ma
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Headend

The control centre of a cable television system where incoming transmissions are received, processed, converted and re-transmitted across the cable network.
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Headend

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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Headend

The end point of a broadband network. All stations transmit toward the headend; the headend then transmits toward the destination station.
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