Digital signals can also be received by home users over standard TV cable connections. Internet access can be provided over cable using the Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) standard. This is usually a low-cost service, as the provider does not need to install a new infrastructure for the data services. The only upgrade to the existing network is the installation of a low-cost cable modem at the customer premises that usually offers RJ45 data connectivity for the user’s devices.
Data traffic transmission rates over cable technology can go up to 100Mbps, which is more than . . .
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