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Co-ax cable is quite capable of carrying HD signals as part of a domestic cable service. However, optical fiber is now far more cost effective than copper so it si increasingly used for trunks with copper links carrying signals the last few feet into a home. Some are now taking fiber right into the home.

Regarding video signals within the home, co-ax cable is used to carry composite video (standard definition color signals) and this will not carry HD signals. This is purely because coaxial interfaces for HD in domestic equipment. Coaxial cable is still used widely in broadcast environments to carry SD and HD signals.

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