Welcome to our weekly round-up of the top structured cabling industry news stories and featured articles for ICT and IT industry professionals, as compiled by the editors of Cabling Installation & Maintenance magazine and CablingInstall.com.
In trending news this week, we see test equipment supplier Anritsu moving in tandem with Samsung in the emerging 5G service verification market. Also, the Tempo brand name for test and measurment equipment has returned, as the privately-held company acquires Greenlee Communications from Emerson.
"Anritsu continues to support our leading-edge technology development by providing quick access to the latest features on their test solutions," said Mr. Woonhaing Hur, Vice President of System LSI Protocol Development at Samsung Electronics, who added, "5G is evolving at a much faster pace than previous technologies, and I am pleased to see that Anritsu is keeping ahead of the evolution, as they did during LTE-Advanced and LTE-Advanced Pro."
“For business partners and customers, the acquisition means innovative, relevant and reliable solutions delivered with enhanced speed and agility, backed by more personalized service and support,” the company said when announcing the re-emergence of the Tempo brand.
The Cable Management Clip (49005-CMC) attaches to the Leviton Standard Cable Management Bar (49005-CMB), which is included with Leviton Flat 110-Style and QuickPort Patch Panels. The clip easily snaps onto the bar without the need for tools and holds cables in place without requiring ties or wraps. The clip can support up to 24 cables, and is ideal for handling larger, heavier cable such as Category 6A.
"As the second license granted by CommScope to its duplex LC adapter patent portfolio, the license provides additional acknowledgement of the value of the duplex LC adapter patent portfolio by another leader in the market," said CommScope in a statement.
Belden's Ron Tellas provides expert insight on how while "there’s no doubt that a cabling system’s physical characteristics impact performance and reliability...there’s another component of a high-performance cabling infrastructure to keep top-of-mind: proper grounding, bonding and shielding."
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