Terminal cable fails: Photos

Jan. 3, 2020
Our periodic round-up of the most extreme ICT cabling debacles, as seen in photos posted to social media's Reddit.

It's time again for our periodic round-up of the most extreme ICT cabling debacles, as seen in photos posted on social media to Reddit's technical sub-communities devoted to documenting the worlds of 'Cablefail' and 'Cablegore'. Today's photos probe the metaphor of a "terminal" cable fail from several angles. As partially defined by Dictionary.com:

terminal [ tur-muh-nl ]


1. situated at or forming the end or extremity of something

2. occurring at or causing the end of life: a terminal disease

3. Informal. utterly beyond hope, rescue, or saving


About the Author

Matt Vincent | Senior Editor

Matt Vincent is a B2B technology journalist, editor and content producer with over 15 years of experience, specializing in the full range of media content production and management, as well as SEO and social media engagement best practices, for both Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and its website CablingInstall.com. He currently provides trade show, company, executive and field technology trend coverage for the ICT structured cabling, telecommunications networking, data center, IP physical security, and professional AV vertical market segments. Email: [email protected]

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