S-A Software Upgrade Adds ITV Support

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Scientific-Atlanta Inc
. said it is set to release the next version of its "Transmission Network Control System" software, enabling cable operators to recognize, troubleshoot and correct network ailments related to interactive-television services.

Among the added features, version 1.4 of S-A's software features an "Alarm Correlation" element that isolates faulty network components and a fiber route monitoring component that notifies the operator when a fiber on the network is severed.