The week's top cabling & wireless stories

Feb. 12, 2016
Cat 8 standard almost there; The top 10 U.S. data center markets; BICSI round-up

Here's a round-up of the top trending stories at from the past week.

Category 8 standard is one step away from publication -- Currently in default ballot, the TIA’s Category 8 standard will be published if the ballot contains no negative votes or technical comments.

The top 10 markets for U.S. data center construction -- ConstructionDIVE reports on real estate research firm JLL's latest Data Center Outlook report identifying the top 10 U.S. markets for data center builders.

BICSI Winter '16 Exhibition Round-Up -- Cabling skills, the data center, and copper/fiber core technologies were all prominent at the cabling and wireless infrastructure industry's big annual show in Orlando, FL.

Verizon puts cellular antennas under seats to improve DAS ahead of Super Bowl 50 -- According to the Mobile Sports Report, "In a first for distributed antenna system (DAS) deployments, Verizon Wireless [used] under-seat antenna deployments in Levi's Stadium."

Johnson Controls, Tyco to merge -- Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, will combine with Tyco, a global fire and security provider, to become among the largest providers of integrated building products and technology, as well as energy storage, solutions.

2-minute animation maps Earth’s undersea Internet cables -- The animation created by Business Insider Science illustrates the 550,000-mile footprint that fiber-optic cables occupy beneath the world’s oceans and seas.

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