Definition

catchment area

Contributor(s): Shannon Busin

In the context of communication networks, a catchment area describes the geographical boundries of a network's components, including its connecting lines. For instance, the geographical area serviced by a wiring closet is the catchment area of that wiring closet.

This was last updated in September 2005

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