Ethernet riddles wrapped in fiber enigmas: The week's top stories

Feb. 9, 2018
Interactive 3D fiber patch/splice module is too cool; 5 issues with your HDBase-T devices; FTTX deployment challenges; Will Single-Pair Ethernet take over the world?

Here's the top trending industry news stories from the past week, as compiled by Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.

Interactive 3D fiber patch/splice module is just too cool

Cool technical drawing stuff from AFL. Check this out.

5 issues with your HDBase-T devices

Answers to key questions you didn’t know you had to ask vendors before installing HDBase-T devices.

Single-Pair Ethernet: Data and power for the wired world

By CHRIS DIMINICO, MC Communications -- The Single-Pair Ethernet standards are poised to provide a unifying communication protocol, a common networking infrastructure, and power for the evolving sensor technologies that will extend the cost-effectiveness and plug and-play simplicity of Ethernet to all corners of the wired world.

WHITE PAPER: Meeting the Unique Test Challenges of FTTx Deployment

Passive optical networks are being deployed worldwide to more cost-effectively deliver high-bandwidth broadband services to subscribers. FTTx PONs present unique installation verification and maintenance troubleshooting challenges. These challenges are effectively overcome when technicians understand FTTx PON architecture and are equipped with test tools designed to address the unique test requirements of FTTx networks.

AT&T boosts Minneapolis-area mobile coverage for Super Bowl LII

For the big game, the carrier upgraded or installed new DAS at 16 locations throughout the Minneapolis area.

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