Something's not right: Cabling photos

March 20, 2020
Sometimes it takes a lot less than detailed network testing and troubleshooting to figure out how badly an ICT installation has gone -- just a glance will do.

Welcome to our usual round-up of the most confounding ICT cable fail photos, as seen posted on social media to Reddit's sub-communities for 'Cablefail' and 'Cablegore.'

At Cabling Installation & Maintenance, detailed network testing and troubleshooting are topics we're heavily invested in covering. Lots of times though, even before pinpointing the exact trouble, technicians can get a hunch, just based on a cursory "visual inspection" of the cabling, about how badly things have gone awry...

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 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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