The top 5 trending cabling and wireless stories, Oct. 14-21

Oct. 21, 2016
Your Friday Top 5 from CablingInstall: Nomenclature for WBMMF decided; 3 decent RJ45 crimping videos; TIA-1152-A Category 8 testing standard approved; Verizon threatens to fire workers who fix copper phone lines; Stupid cabling questions.

1.) Nomenclature for WBMMF decided
It’s OM5 fiber.

2.) 3 decent RJ45 crimping videos
The videos are decent, but the techniques may have some flaws, according to informed commenters at the CablingInstall.comFacebook community.

3.) TIA-1152-A Category 8 testing standard approved
TIA-1152-A covers Category 8 cable and connectivity testing in the field.

4.) Verizon threatens to fire workers who fix copper phone lines
The threat came in a company memo to field workers in Pennsylvania, who are now required replace copper lines with a device that connects to Verizon Wireless's cell phone network.

5.) Stupid Questions

"Does this count as an Ethernet cable?"

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