a. A grantee, except a grantee operating a cable system that was constructed prior to the date this Ordinance is enacted, shall provide a cable system which uses at least 550-MHz equipment of high quality and reliability. At minimum, a grantee shall integrate optical fiber or other technology providing equivalent or greater functionality, performance, and capacity, into any cable system construction and design in a manner which permits it to take full advantage of the benefits of that technology, including increased reliability and improved system performance.
b. At minimum a grantee, except a grantee operating a cable system that was constructed prior to the date this Ordinance is enacted, shall install and activate the return portion of the cable system in the sub-low frequency spectrum of 5 MHz to 30 MHz.
c. A grantee shall initially include a sufficient number of downstream and upstream channels with sufficient capability and technical quality to enable the implementation and performance of all the requirements of this Ordinance, including but not limited to, remote access transmissions and transmissions to and from access center(s) and interconnection points, as set forth in, in but not limited to, this Ordinance. (Ord. #80-97, S3)