November 16th Webinar: Fiber Installation, Management, and Troubleshooting

Nov. 16, 2023
Held live on November 16, this 60-minute webinar will cover 3 topics: 1) Fiber installation and termination in service-provider networks, 2) High-density fiber management in LANs, and 3) Post-installation troubleshooting.
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This event was originally held on November 16, 2023 and is now available for on demand viewing.
Sponsor: Legrand, Tempo Communications, UCL Swift.
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For numerous applications and in many environments, optical fiber’s information-carrying capacity makes it the medium of choice or of necessity. Whether it is a service-provider network bringing broadband access to residences, or a local area network (LAN) with long-distance and high-throughput demands, fiber-optic cabling meets the systems’ high-performance requirements. In 2023 and beyond, it is imperative for practitioners in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry to obtain the skills and knowledge required to deploy fiber-optic cabling systems successfully. This webcast seminar, hosted by Cabling Installation & Maintenance, will provide practical information for installers and technicians who work with fiber, hands-on, in the field.The seminar will include three presentations. The first presentation will focus on the installation of fiber- optic cabling in service provider networks, with an emphasis on the preparation and termination of the optical fiber. This presentation will include an explanation of how a service provider’s choice of tools/technologies can enable flexibility as opposed to vendor lock-in. The second presentation will address the LAN environment, and the growing need for high-density fiber termination and management. It will discuss the technology landscape for high-density solutions and discuss pros and cons of the available options. The third presentation will address post-installation troubleshooting of fiber-optic systems. It will outline the tools available for troubleshooting in different network types, and follow up with a step-by-step examination of the troubleshooting process.Attendees of this webcast seminar will gain insight into some of the finer points of fiber-optic network deployment. Regardless of the environment in which the attendee works with fiber (fiber-to-the-home, data center, enterprise LAN), the practical information in this seminar will equip any ICT professional with knowledge that can make their next fiber project a more-efficient one.


Tim Moore
Director of Service Provider Markets
UCL Swift
With over 12 years of experience supporting fiber-based solutions in the service provider space, Tim Moore’s primary focus has always been and will continue to be delivering best practice solutions to service providers in the outside plant and customer premise space.As the Head of Strategic Initiatives for UCL Swift North America, Tim is responsible for providing support and direction to Tier 3 and government funded broadband providers including RDOF fund recipients and smaller coop and rural providers.
Keith Foord
Product Manager, Fiber Optics
Tempo Communications
Keith Foord is the Fiber-optic Product Manager at Tempo Communications with over 35 years experience in the design and development of OTDR’s, OLTS’s and other fiber-optic test instrumentation. OTDR technology expertise includes handheld and laboratory instruments that use conventional pulsed technology and millimeter resolution OTDR’s with >100dB dynamic range that employ photon-counting techniques.
Kevin Kearney
Field Sales Engineer
Kevin Kearney currently holds the position of Field Sales Engineer with Legrand- Data Infrastructure. In his 27 year career he has worked in IT, Technical Product Support, Training and as a Field Sales Engineer. Kevin has earned the BICSO RCDD, NTS, and DCDC registration.

Moderator: Patrick McLaughlin
Chief Editor
Cabling Installation & Maintenance

*The granting of 1 Continuing Education Credit for this webcast by BICSI does not imply or suggest that BICSI approves or endorses this event.

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