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When the Lights Go Out

November 1, 2003

Electricity holds a unique place in our infrastructure and consciousness. On the one hand, we rely completely on electric power to run the very core functions of civilized society. On the other, we ha…

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Bring on Cat 7

October 1, 2003

The approval of edition 2 of ISO/IEC 11801, IEC 61076-3-104 and IEC 60603-7-7 means that a standard for Category 7/Class F systems and components is fully defined and complete. The standardized cablin…

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Valero broadband satellite network to service 4,000 strong retail and wholesale petroleum chain

September 3, 2003

Independent refining and marketing company Valero Energy Corp. has selected Spacenet Inc. to provide a broadband sa…

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Maintenance & Testing

August 1, 2003

The soon-to-be ratified document promises to clarify optical fiber testing and ensure overall network integrity and performance.There are three basic laws that dominate networking: Networks never go s…

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OptiSmart fiber stub connector reduces installation time

August 1, 2003

Pass & Seymour/Legrand, a manufacturer of electrical and network wiring devices and accessories, has introduced a new line of fiber stub connectors that the company says simplifies the entire fiber in…

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Sprinklers: Is it wise to put all our eggs in one basket?

August 1, 2003

Editor’s note: The Canadian Electrical Code and the National Building Code regulate the fire safety aspects of buildings. These codes are periodically revised to reflect our best understanding of the …

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Quabbin patch cord testing study reveals that most fail

May 20, 2003

Quabbin Wire & Cable Co., Inc. announced today the completion of an extensive evaluation of Category 5e and 6 LAN p…

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Patch Cords Meet Their Match

May 1, 2003

Patch cords in structured cabling systems are often overlooked, as they are considered non-differentiated commodities. Nothing could be further from the truth. Cabling is normally installed long befor…

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AT&T Canada completes installation of 7-Eleven network

March 4, 2003

AT&T Canada Inc., today announced yesterday that it has completed installation of a high-speed data communication n…

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Installation: Cabling on the Home Front

March 1, 2003

Whatever the Medium, Putting It in the Right Place Is at Least as Important as Putting in the Right Kind of Cable.The wired home is by no means the norm yet, but the number of homes networked for data…