The week's top cabling and wireless stories

Feb. 26, 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.

TIA revising 568-C.2 twisted-pair copper cabling and component standard. The current standard, published in August 2009, is ANSI/TIA-568-C.2. With the new naming convention recently implemented by TIA TR-42, the revised standard will be ANSI/TIA-568.2-D.

AT&T starts upgrading to 5G wireless networks. The company unveiled plans to upgrade its wireless systems to the faster technology by the end of 2018.

Veterans Administration requires BICSI RCDD credential for telecom design projects. The requirement is written into the VA’s recently published Telecommunications and Special Telecommunications Design Manual (TDM).

Powered fiber cable drives video securityBy RYAN CHAPPELL, CommScope -- High-definition video cameras are increasingly popular as a means to secure sites such as hospitals and university campuses, but evolution in camera technology and the demands of specific venues are driving changes in the cabling systems used to connect these cameras.

Analyst claims 'green' mega-data centers may underestimate coal usage by 30%. Ahem. "Not cool."

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