Fiber-optics lost & found: The week's top stories

April 6, 2018
Federally funded New Mexico broadband project is missing money, fiber-optic cable; 5 commonly asked questions about fiber-optic cabling; J-Hook Cable Support Extender provides a 12-inch support platform; More.   

Here's our top trending industry news stories from the past week, as compiled by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

Federally funded New Mexico broadband project is missing money, fiber-optic cable

The state auditor says those in charge of a $10.5 million, federally funded project to bring broadband services to parts of northern New Mexico can’t account for how almost $1 million was spent, or say what happened to 12 miles of fiber optic cable.

5 commonly asked questions about fiber-optic cabling

By Mike Cooper, RCDD, DCDC, NTS; CommScope -- In my 25 years in the industry, I have seen and heard a lot of things. More than anything, I get a fair number of questions on fiber—everything from how to suspend and bend it to how it fits into European regulations.

The 9 submission categories for the 2018 Cabling Innovators Awards

Brought to you by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine, and hosted at the BICSI Fall Conference (Sep. 9-13) in San Antonio, the 2018 Cabling Innovators Awards this year features 8 product categories for submission, plus an additional category for Case Studies.

J-Hook Cable Support Extender provides a 12-inch support platform

The J-Hook Cable Support Extender is a plenum-rated J-hook platform that snaps into MonoSystems’ The Hook—which the company describes as an infinitely linkable J-hook system.

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