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AFL lowers pricing for Fujikura 12S fusion splicer

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'Wi-Fi Aware' technology allows proximity-based service discovery for mobile devices

'Wi-Fi Aware' allows proximity-based service discovery for mobile devices

January 28, 2015 Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced a new capability to make it easier for mobile users t...
It's official: CommScope buys TE Connectivity’s telecom, enterprise and wireless businesses

It's official: CommScope buys TE Connectivity’s telecom, enterprise and wireless businesses

January 28, 2015 TE Connectivity's chairman and CEO, Tom Lynch, said, “CommScope is a proven industry le...
Bel selling recently acquired Power Solutions division to Unipower for $10M

Bel selling recently acquired Power Solutions division to Unipower for $10M

January 28, 2015 The transaction provides that Bel will move processes and people to Unipower under an i...
How to contact Verizon for 'Blizzard of 2015' -related service issues

How to contact Verizon for 'Blizzard of 2015' -related service issues

January 27, 2015 The largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States, Verizon, release...
Report: Data center interconnects spur increased demand for fiber-optic network gear

Report: Data center interconnects spur increased demand for fiber-optic network gear

January 27, 2015 Technology market research firm Ovum predicts that demand for optical network (ON) hard...
State grants enable fiber-optic broadband upgrades for California schools

State grants enable fiber-optic broadband upgrades for California schools

January 27, 2015 Fiber-optic broadband upgrades are intended to help isolated schools administer the new...

TE Connectivity reportedly ready to sell networking business to CommScope for $3 billion

January 27, 2015 Multiple media outlets citing Wall Street Journal’s reporting on the TE Connectivity-Co...
Analyst: 25G, 50G Ethernet will transform data center switching market

Analyst: 25G, 50G Ethernet will transform data center switching market

January 26, 2015 Data center switching market is poised for another transformation, with 25GE and 50GE e...

28-AWG mini Category 6A patch cables

January 26, 2015 Quabbin’s DataMax Mini-6A F/UTP patch cable is 23 percent smaller and 33 percent lighte...
Analyst: Ethernet switch market evolving from enterprise, into cloud

Analyst: Ethernet switch market evolving from enterprise, into cloud

January 23, 2015 Dell’Oro Group says the Layer 2-3 Ethernet Switch market is expected to exceed $25 bill...

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IP Security Systems and Their Impact on Structured Cabling

Recent market data, citing 2 million kilometers of data cabling installed to support IP-surveillance systems in 2013, confirms the notion that a structured cabling system’s perf...
January 15, 2015

Fiber-Optic Cable and Connectivity Trends and Best Practices

A fiber-optic cabling system is an enabling technology for today’s as well as tomorrow’s most-advanced communications systems. A fiber infrastructure allows network owners to co...
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Capabilities of and Applications for Twisted-Pair Copper Cabling Systems

Twisted-pair copper cabling is practically ubiquitous in networks around the world, thanks in large part to its stellar history of supporting voice and data communications withi...
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