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QUESTION OF THE CENTURY: MC VS # of SUBSCRIBERS

Hello, World!
I am sure the world is asking this question. And I need your help so we can pass this knowledge on to the future forever. Here is the MOST FAQ of all time:

HOW MANY SUBSCRIBERS DOES THIS MODEM CARD (MC) SUPPORT?
(example MC: Cisco UBR-MC88V, Cisco UBR-MC20X20V-20D, Cisco UBR-MC3GX60V w/ 72DS/60US license)

Please only answer this question if you are an experience CMTS tech/Engineer only. Give us your best answer. Perhaps, we are asking the wrong question.

Here are some links I already read but still can't get this off my head:
Cisco uBR 7200 and uBR 7200VXR: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/broadband-cable/cable-modem-t...

Data Througput - https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/broadband-cable/data-over-cab...

Voipfirm - https://volpefirm.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/DOCSIS-Throughput1.pdf

mbowe
It depends!

It depends!

You will run out of bandwidth before you hit any hard resource limits

If you have tiny quota / low speeds, then you can put many customers onto each card
If you have unlimited quota / high speeds, then the number of customers are less before congestion takes hold

In a high quota / high speed environment, I reckon you would not want more than 15 to 20 subs per 6MHz DS.