network cabling

Discover Air-Blown Fiber® Solutions from Sumitomo Electric Lightwave

In this day and age, copper cabling just won’t cut it when it comes to expansive networks or expanding a network. What does that mean? Simply put: copper loses its effectiveness after 300 feet. Network speed diminishes then, too. If your connections are longer than 300 feet, or you’re expanding the footprint of your campus…

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Go Next Level with Precision Fusion Splicing from Sumitomo

Want to increase your team’s efficiency while spending less on sub-contracting your fiber terminations? Of course you do! That’s a win-win anyone can get behind, and we think these solutions from Sumitomo will be the game-changers you need. Remember the old way, a mess of epoxy that you had to polish? The mechanical method was…

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Fiber Optic Excellence Has a Name: Sumitomo Electric Lightwave

What’s in a name? With Sumitomo Electric Lightwave… everything. Sumitomo is expertise wrapped in history. Sumitomo Electric Industries is a pioneering company that’s not just been in the game, they’ve been defining it for well over a century. To the point that they’re the only optical fiber and cable manufacturer in the Fortune 500. Electric…

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New Gear From CommScope®

If you’re running fiber, it’s terminating into panels. #justafact CommScope is phasing out its SD and Agile series and bringing in EPX. There are a number of differences, but perhaps the biggest one is that EPX offers both fixed and sliding shelves. Similar to the SD line, EPX has 1U, 2U or 4U rack options.…

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Are you getting enough (from your) fiber?

Newsflash: You need to test the fiber cables you’ve installed. Optical loss, or attenuation, happens. Whether it’s due to light absorption or splicing, connection or bending, understanding your network’s current status is critical to ongoing performance. Here’s why. Today’s fiber networks demand lower loss than legacy networks did. Therefore, understanding your network’s status will help…

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