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Telecommunications and IT deemed Essential Services amid COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Ontario and Quebec have both released a list of Essential Services that are allowed to continue to operate as usual amid the spread of COVID-19. At the same time, the two provinces are ordering at-risk workplaces to shut down, while

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Smart cable for smart buildings

March 19, 2020

  By Carol Oliver   The terms “smart” or “intelligent” are synonymous when referring to designing today and tomorrow’s commercial buildings. A smart or intelligent building incorporates ICT-based systems, services and technology to reduce operating costs, optimally utilize space, and improve

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Ideal Networks brings on new Canadian representatives

March 3, 2020

Ideal Networks is boosting its presence in Canada with six new representative agencies to provide local support to data cable and network testing equipment users. Roney Marketing, Brodwell Industrial Sales and Sales Outsource Solutions Group have all teamed up with

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Meeting stadium cabling challenges

January 29, 2020

By Carol Everett Oliver This season, sports fans are focusing on football playoffs, bowl games and championships. High on their list are game tickets, travel plans and hopeful celebrations. Far from their minds are the intricacies of how the games

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Paige announces rebrand and facility expansion

January 23, 2020

Paige Electric, a global connectivity solutions company established in 1958, has announced a corporate rebranding and a significant expansion of its operations to serve a growing customer base across a variety of vertical markets. The company will now be known

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Increasing efficiency in existing fiber networks

January 6, 2020

Digital communications are an important part of the day-to-day lives of many. As they evolve, the infrastructure that supports them has remained stagnant, resulting in a need for more efficient networks. In a recent whitepaper from Cailabs, Is your network

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Crosslake Fibre’s Toronto-New York network is live

January 2, 2020

Crosslake Fibre recently announced that the first new fiber-optic cable connecting Toronto and New York in almost two decades was complete, and had entered commercial service. The diverse, ultra-low latency route connects Toronto’s largest carrier hotels, Equinix TR2 at 45

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Meeting high-power PoE at longer distances

December 2, 2019

By Carol Oliver It’s been a year since high-power PoE was defined and ratified by IEEE 802.3bt. So, what has changed in the low-voltage industry and what are the challenges for system designers and contractors when selecting and installing cables

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Enter to become BICSI’s 2020 Installer of the Year

November 20, 2019

BISCI is holding its 13th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge from February 10 to 12, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. The event follows BISCI’s Winter Conference and Expo. Industry professionals are invited to compete against the

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Connectrac acquired by Legrand, North and Central America

October 23, 2019

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) has acquired Connectrac, a developer of flexible floor-based cable management solutions that deliver power, data and communications to commercial interior applications. LNCA says adding Connectrac to its portfolio will allow the company to reach