Apparatus and method for increasing upstream capacity in a broadband communications system

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PATENT NO 10542324
APP PUB NO 20170214978A1
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15427610

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A method for providing enhanced broadband services over a communications network includes the steps of: receiving from the communications network at least first signals in a first frequency band, the first signals comprising programming material that has been converted from a second frequency band and/or material originally generated in the first frequency band to be converted to the second frequency band, the first and second frequency bands being non-overlapping; translating one or more first signals from the first frequency band to the second frequency band; and combining the one or more first signals translated to the second frequency band with the first signals in the first frequency band to generate combined programming material comprising one or more signals in the first frequency band and one or more signals in the second frequency band for reception by receiving location equipment.

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TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLCST LOUIS MO

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Brooks, Paul D Weddington, US 53 2937

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