hybrid fiber-coaxial network

Definitions

Electronics

  • A communications network combining fiber-optic and coaxial cables, and which carries broadband content. A cable TV provider, for instance, might use the fiber-optic portion as a high-speed backbone, and the coax portion to run from the headend to the individual subscribers. Its abbreviation is HFC network. Also called hybrid fiber-coax.
  • abbreviationHFC network
  • synonymhybrid fiber-coax network
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