Knight-Ridder Boosts Digital Data Feed To 38.4, 56 KPBS

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Knight-Ridder Inc. is beta testing two new software releases for Digital Data Feed (DDF) controllers. One will allow DDF users to take data from the controllers at 38.4 kilobits/second, the other at 56, a considerable boost from the 9.6 and 19.2 options now available.

The bandwidth increase is limited to local output from DDF controllers to customers' local data distribution platforms. Data will continue to be delivered to user sites in compressed format at 9.6 kilobits/second.

The upgrade r