Multiple Channels Per Carrier (MCPC)

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Graphic of how Multiple Channel Per Carrier worksMultiple Channels Per Carrier (MCPC) is a delivery technology that places multiple channels on a single satellite carrier. Clients who have MCPC networks can select the particular bandwidth they need, which provides them with more flexibility for their programs and channels. Stations and networks that use MCPC also save money, because, by using just one carrier, they don't need to pay for multiple receivers to get simultaneous broadcasting from numerous channels.

MCPC can further enhance your network through the use of "store-and-forward" technology. "Store-and-forward" technology saves audio, video, or data files at the centralized uplink until they are needed for use at a later time. The stored information is then automatically forwarded to the appropriate broadcasting location (or MCPC receiver).