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Multipoint distribution service (MDS) (also called wireless cable) is

a television broadcast system using digital encrypted signal transmissions in the microwave band (2 to 3 GHz). With small (4 inch square) receivers, MDS subscribers can receive 100 TV channels. In the FCC regulations, MDS includes both single channel and multi-channel MDS (MMDS) applications (a more commonly used term).[1]

References Edit

  1. Radiofrequency Spectrum Management, at 4.

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