Fiber and wireless considerations: The week's top stories
Top 10 global ribbon fiber-optic cable suppliers named; Dish might spend $1 billion in 5G wireless network build-out; Cabling expletives - Must-see photos; More.
Per the technology market analyst firm Insight Partners, major suppliers to the worldwide ribbon fiber-optic cable market are listed.
CommScope and Clearfield Inc. have agreed to settlement terms of a patent infringement suit surrounding FTTx passive products the former brought against the latter. The agreement calls in part for Clearfield to pay Commscope $850,000.
By DEREK WHITEHURST, Corning -- Loose tube, ribbon, and micro loose tube cables are all options for outside-plant fiber cabling.
By QING XU, Belden -- Since 2016, the “Super 7” cloud computing companies—Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent—have been deploying 100G Ethernet in their data center locations.
Dish Network said it will spend between $500 million and $1 billion through 2020 building out the “first phase” of its wireless network, as reported by FierceWireless.
A resident of New York City was ordered by the the United States Federal Communications Commission to shut down his bitcoin mining rig after it was determined the machine was interfering with T-Mobile's wireless network.
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