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Computer glitches, board meetings and unexpected guests

January 1, 2000

Recently, I fell victim to computer technology. If this had happened in January I could have blamed it on Y2K, but it occurred while checking into a hotel late last year.Perhaps it was caused by an im…

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Installation: Fiber Optic Connectors Today and Tomorrow

January 1, 2000

The traditional epoxy polish fiber connector is inexpensive and, if installed correctly, yields a very reliable, high-performance optical connector. Its principal drawback is that even with some of th…

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Changes at Cabling Systems (January 01, 2000)

January 1, 2000

Cabling Systems is pleased to announce that Maureen Levy (formerly Wheeler) has been promoted to Publisher as of January 1, 2000.Previously Associate Publisher of Cabling Systems, Maureen takes the pl…

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STAYING CONNECTED

January 1, 2000

Keeping abreast of the most recent news, standards, and happenings in the structured cabling world is a key part of our jobs. And, it is important to stay connected to the many associations that guide…

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Cabling Canadian-Style

January 1, 2000

In a quiet, picturesque town called Paradise — just a stone’s throw from St. John’s, Newfoundland, a man named Patrick Dunn is slowly and steadily working for the professional advancement of Canadian…

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3COM Canada Appoints New President

January 1, 2000

3Com Canada Inc. of North York, ON, has announced the appointment of Nick Tidd as its new President.As President, Mr. Tidd will be responsible for all Canadian operations including strategic planning,…

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Manitoba Telecom Makes Changes

January 1, 2000

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. of Winnipeg has announced the resignation of Bill Baines as President and Chief Operating Officer of MTS Communications Inc., the company’s wireline subsidiary.David C. …

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Nortel to acquire Qtera

January 1, 2000

Nortel Networks, Brampton, ON, has agreed to acquire Qtera Corporation, a Boca Raton, Florida-based company that produces long-reach optical networking systems, for up to US$3.25 billion in Nortel Net…

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Cygnal inks deal with Polycables

January 1, 2000

Oshawa, Ontario-based Cygnal Technologies Corporation has acquired Polycbles National Inc. (Polycables) of Montreal, PQ, a provider of structured cabling, installation and project management to busin…

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Carrier contracts drive VoIP equipment market

January 1, 2000

Anxious service providers are currently building voice-over-IP (VoIP) networks and creating a tremendous opportunity for those involved in that industry, according to a new report from Allied Business…