In this Month(Oct.), TIA’s TR-42.7 subcommittee resolved all comments on the ANSI/TIA-1152-A standard and authorized publication of the document. TIA-1152-A covers Category 8 testing standard in the field. In development since late 2013, the standard specifies Level 2G testing accuracy. Category 8 cabling systems are specified to a frequency up to 2 GHz (2000 MHz).
The standards-making body of International Organization for Standardization/International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) has decided that the nomenclature used for Wideband Multimode Fiber (WBMMF) will be OM5. The decision was made in October by the ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1)/Subcommittee 25 (SC 25) Interconnection of Information Technology Equipment. At a spring 2016 meeting of JTC 1/SC […]
Today, data centers need increasingly higher speeds, design flexibility and a cost-effective migration path. Bandwidth requirements continue to grow, driven by virtualization, “big data,” mobile applications, new ways of working, service and network convergence, and high-bit-rate video and audio streaming. The arrival of new technologies and platforms, such as ultra-high-definition 4K video will accelerate this […]
At the FTTH Conference (June 23-25) in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, OFS announced the launch of what it claims is the industry’s first completely gel-free, double jacket all-dielectric self-supporting (ADSS) cable. The company says its new PowerGuide DT fiber-optic cable enables faster deployment and helps lower FTTH installation costs through reduced cable preparation time, with a span length capability of up […]
At the recent FTTH Conference, held in Ft. Lauderdale, OFS introduced three new products to its FOX Solution line of deployable fiber-optic network cabling and components for homes or businesses.Firstly, OFS announced the FDH64, a new 64-fiber distribution hub for the fast growing multiple dwelling unit (MDU) market. The company says the compact FDH64 easily connects fiber-optic building cables with OFS’ direct […]