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TIA lays out FTTH and BEAD strategies for rural broadband network connectivity

TIA is holding a live webinar that will feature expert speakers who will share insights on how broadband industry leaders are preparing for rural internet expansion. The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) will hold a live webinar on July 13, 2023 that will feature expert speakers who will share insights on how broadband industry leaders are preparing for […]

What Is a Smart City?

Smart cities are the future, but what are their benefits and how are they built? Smart cities in a nutshell According to IBM, “A smart city is an urban area where technology and data collection help improve quality of life as well as the sustainability and efficiency of city operations. Smart city technologies used by local governments include information and communication technologies (ICT) and the Internet of Things […]

IEC standard update refreshes guidance on SPE cabling and its installation


IEC standard update gives system designers and users a stable basis for selecting suitable cables and interfaces for the implementation of Single Pair Ethernet technology in automation applications. As noted by GlobalSpec Engineering360, a search engine and information resource for the engineering, industrial and technical communities, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) recently issued a new edition of the […]

Fiber-optic innovations have a long history of awards recognition

Fiber-optic innovations

Since its inaugural class in 2015, the Cabling Innovators Awards program has showcased some of the brightest lights in fiber-optic innovation. As the deadline (May 6) nears for submissions into the 2022 Cabling Innovators Awards, it’s likely that the eighth year of the program also will be the eighth year in which fiber-optic projects and products […]

8 predictions for smart buildings in 2022

8 predictions for smart buildings in 2022

Verdantix says cybersecurity, M&A activity, digital twins and more will shift the smart building landscape in 2022. In a webinar delivered on Wednesday, December 8, analysts from Verdantix’s smart buildings advisory group discussed 8 predictions for the smart building industry in 2022. Susan Clarke, research director; Dayann Charles Jeyamohan, industry analyst; Joy Trinquet, industry analyst; and Ibrahim […]