This week's top 5 most popular cabling and wireless stories

March 18, 2016
Here's a round-up of the top trending stories at from the past week.

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

Proposed revisions to 2017 National Electrical Code would impact PoE deploymentBy Christopher T. DiMinico, MC Communications, Cisco Systems -- This article provides a review of the proposed revisions to the NEC that impose new compliance requirements on communications cables used to supply power to communications equipment, considering the impact of Power over Ethernet (PoE) deployment.

New BICSI President Brian Ensign’s 3 key initiatives for the association -- In his inaugural address on February 2, Ensign specifically pointed to three key initiatives as areas of focus.

U.S. imposing export curbs on China telecoms manufacturer ZTE over alleged Iran scheme -- The U.S. Commerce Department, in the public notice, cited ZTE documents that showed the mobile handset maker planned to use shell companies in the scheme.

From the Archives: Use an underground cable locator to find buried cable -- When first introduced approximately 40 years ago, underground locators needed to do little more than find buried water, gas, or sewer lines. Today, locating has become more complex as telecommunications cables join utility lines in the underground environment.

Cabling pros share project pain points -- Learn about the results of our recent survey of cabling contractors, end users and consultants.

Can't put a pricetag on this homemade cable labeling scheme...

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