Rounding out this week's top stories, a pair of major company announcements sure to make ripples around the industry, plus a couple of tales of human disruption on the cabling jobsite.
The company’s chairman said he expects the cable industry to consolidate.
CommScope says acquiring the quick-turnaround assembly house will help it better serve multitenant and hyperscale data centers.
ABC reported that a striking Spectrum installer named Michael Tolve was arrested, but that charges were later dropped and his arrest was sealed.
Two ‘back hoe fade’ fiber cable incidents—one caused by a grass-mowing crew and the other by a construction crew—left about 36,000 customers without service.
Belden recently introduced the REVConnect Preloaded Patch Panel, which the company said supports faster deployment in enterprise networks.
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