Cable Technology to Enhance Service to a Metropolitan Area

  • M. A. Rahimi Wayne State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Cable Systems, Wireless Cable Systems, Distance Learning


Cable and wireless cable systems can play an important role in providing cost-effective distance learning and other informational services in a metropolitan setting. This article outlines the technical and organizational steps that have been taken to exploit cable technology in the metropolitan Detroit area. The article validates observations made in the pages of Metropolitan Universities that a metropolitan university can leverage its resources and expand its services through cooperative arrangements.