Google Fiber hype sours; General Cable now all Prysmian's; 10G Ethernet coax overlay network runs on 'virtual fiber': The week's top stories

June 15, 2018
Prysmian completes acquisition of General Cable; How Google Fiber's broadband hype has soured; MaxLinear's Virtual Fiber SoC fits with Europe's GiaX to drive 10G Ethernet coax cable overlay network; Superior Essex lauded for bringing future-proofed lighting solution to a 100-year-old hotel; $12B structured cabling market seen climbing at 7.1% CAGR til 2023.

Here's our weekly round-up of the top trending news stories and featured articles for ICT and IT industry professionals, as compiled by the editors of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

Prysmian completes acquisition of General Cable

General Cable now becomes a privately held company.

How Google Fiber's broadband hype has soured: Analysis

When Google Fiber first arrived back in 2010, it was lauded as a game changer for the broadband industry. That was then, this is now.

MaxLinear's Virtual Fiber SoC fits with Europe's GiaX to drive 10G Ethernet coax cable overlay network

GiaX’s HelEOS system is being trialed at a tier-1 European cable MSO, demonstrating 10 Gbps symmetrical Ethernet throughput on existing coax cable in a hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) network.

Superior Essex lauded for bringing future-proofed lighting solution to a 100-year-old hotel

Superior Essex announced that it has received an "Outstanding Case Study Award" from the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC).

$12B structured cabling market seen climbing at 7.1% CAGR til 2023, top 10 companies cited

Research and Markets' latest report segments the market into silos for: Telecom & IT; Government; Industrial; Residential & Commercial; and Others.

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