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General Cable sells Asia Pacific operations

June 26, 2015 As part of its divestment plan, General Cable is selling its operations in Thailand, Ch...
OFS on deck to lead multiple sessions at 2015 FTTH Connect conference

OFS to lead multiple technical sessions at 2015 FTTH Connect Conference

June 25, 2015 Fiber-optic network products and solutions specialist OFS will showcase its technical a...
Forecast: FTTx optics market to exceed $1 billion this year

Forecast: FTTx optics market to exceed $1 billion this year

June 25, 2015 Technology analyst firm Ovum reports that the market for FTTx optics will reach a new r...

Webinar discusses specifying, deploying jetted fiber cable systems

June 12, 2015 Dura-Line engineer Keith Smith will explain what jetted fiber cable is, how to install ...
Crimpless POF connector termination demonstrated

Crimpless POF connector termination

June 10, 2015

Termination of Avago's Versatile Link plastic optical fiber cable is demonstrated.

Corning: Fiber 101

Corning: Fiber 101

June 9, 2015

Evergreen technical video and associated media.

Installation system pushes fiber-optic cable at 600 feet per minute

June 8, 2015 Greenlee and Sherman+Reilly have teamed up to offer the ULTIMAZ Point-to-Point Hybrid F...
Yokogawa boosts optical test system's grasp of data center multimode fibers

Yokogawa boosts optical test system's grasp of data center multimode fibers

June 4, 2015 Yokogawa adds attenuation and switch modules for GI50 multimode fibers to its optical t...
Prysmian ships record 1,728-fiber cable for Australian data center

Prysmian ships record 1,728-fiber cable for Australian data center

June 3, 2015 Prysmian Group says it has supplied an unprecedented 1,728-fiber cable for telecom and ...

INDUSTRY NEWS

InSite Wireless acquires Capital Tower's assets; appoints CEO to lead DAS, small cells unit

InSite Wireless acquires Capital Tower's assets; appoints CEO to lead DAS, small cells unit

June 29, 2015 Richard M. Grimes, former chief executive and co-founder of Capital Tower Group, LLC (C...
7 rules for accurate wireless site surveys

7 rules for accurate wireless site surveys

June 29, 2015 Don't get stuck with totally useless -- but colorful -- heat maps that have no value to...
Enterprise network design considerations for Big Data

Enterprise network design considerations for Big Data

June 29, 2015 A recent Cisco white paper examines the role of "big data" in the enterprise ...
IHS lists top 10 optical network hardware vendors

IHS lists top 10 optical network hardware vendors

June 29, 2015 Market research company's scorecard covers the 10 companies that have generated the mos...
Report gauges consumer attitudes toward connected homes

Report gauges consumer attitudes toward connected homes

June 26, 2015 Ericsson Consumer Lab has published its latest report, which examines attitudes toward ...
Comatose server calculator tallies data center savings

Comatose server calculator tallies data center savings

June 26, 2015 Uptime Institute estimates that up to 30 percent of the nation's 12 million servers are...

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Taking Copper To Greater Heights With Pair Bonding and Vectoring

As the demand for higher bandwidth for Triple Play Services (voice, data, and video) continues to increase, the deployment of bonding continues to ...
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Network Advantages with Jetted Fiber Cable Pathway Solutions

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WHITE PAPERS

Taking Your Network to 40/100G Ethernet

With the ratification of new industry standards and increased demands on data center throughput, 40/100G Ethernet will be an integral component of ...
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Wideband Multimode Fiber – What is it and why does it make sense?

Multimode fiber (MMF) cabling is the workhorse media of local area network (LAN) backbones and data centers because it offers the lowest cost means...
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Taking the Mystery Out of 600V Ethernet Applications

Ethernet technology was invented over 30 years ago as a robust way to interconnect computers in an office environment. The scale and performance of...
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The 8-Fiber Solution for Today’s Data Center

Determining the right fiber count is vital for the cost and performance of today’s high-density 40/100G data center and network infrastructure appl...

Passive Optical Port Replication in the Data Center

What is port replication? Essentially, port replication is “mirroring” the ports of active fiber optic hardware in a passive component (fiber patch...
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AFL Introduces New Indoor/Outdoor Plenum Distribution Cables

07/05/2013 AFL has updated its line of Indoor/Outdoor Plenum Distribution Cables. Ideal for interbuilding ca...

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