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What are the key considerations in delivering FTTH to multi-dwelling units?

Posted by Krista Tysco

Network operators are constantly striving to deliver fiber to the home (FTTH) in a way that's practical, secure and aesthetically unobtrusive.

Deploying fiber solutions to multi-dwelling units (MDUs) however, brings with it a whole new set of challenges. 

Building owners want the reassurance of a fiber product set that offers flexibility, functionality and form, as well as considering health and safety aspects.

Topics: FTTh

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PPC Broadband to show widened fiber portfolio at ANGA COM

Posted by Paul Ekpenyong

Hundreds of network operators, service providers and vendors from the international telecommunications and media industries will be converging on Cologne, Germany for the annual ANGA COM Exhibition and Conference, June 4-6, 2019.

This year's event has attracted more than 500 exhibitors, with an estimated 22,000 business visitors from more than 70 countries predicted to attend over the course of the three days.

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PPC acquires OPTERNA®, FutureLink® to expand portfolio and global customer base

Posted by Krista Tysco

PPC Broadband, Inc. (“PPC”), a Belden brand and leading developer and manufacturer of connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce two strategic broadband fiber acquisitions - the OPTERNA® family of U.S. and international companies (“OPTERNA”), and the FutureLink® family of fiber products from Suttle Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Communication Systems Inc. (“CSI”).

Topics: Market trends, Fiber innovations

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PPC's Global HQ achieves ISO 14001 : 2015 certification

Posted by Krista Tysco

Here at PPC Broadband, we're constantly looking for ways to minimize our environmental footprint through a commitment to energy efficiency, recycling, waste reduction and conservation.

We're excited to announce the Environmental Management System (EMS) in operation at our East Syracuse headquarters has been awarded ISO 14001:2015 certification.

Topics: Regulatory/Policy, ISO 14001

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OLM technology vs manual fiber monitoring: what's the difference?

Posted by John Homsey

Network reliability is essential - especially for business customers and high-usage residential subscribers.

Faults, loose connections or deterioration are sometimes unavoidable. But when they do occur, it's the speed with which your technicians are able to respond that can make all the difference.

Topics: Fiber innovations, OLM

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Looking back on 2018: PPC Broadband's year in review

Posted by Krista Tysco

As we move forward to 2019, we're looking back on a few of the highlights of the cable industry and on another successful year for PPC Broadband.

Here are just a few of the insights, innovations and events from the last 12 months.

Topics: Fiber innovations, exhibitions, cable

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How a Passive MoCA Portal can make installs quick and easy

Posted by David Barany

Ease of use is a major contributing factor when it comes to the efficiency, integrity and cost-effectiveness of Passive MoCA Portal device installations.

If a MoCA passive unit's design is overly complicated, it can result in costly and time-consuming complications for installers and subscribers.

Topics: Design and Install, MoCA

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PPC showcases broadband connectivity solutions at SCaTINDIA 2018

Posted by Krista Tysco

SCaTINDIA marked its 27th year of operation this October 2018 with a three-day cable industry exhibition at the World Trade Center (WTC) in Mumbai, India.

The annual event is billed as the largest exhibition created exclusively for the Indian satellite and cable TV industry. It provides a showcase for products and innovations of specific relevance to cable networks and multiple cable television system operators (MSOs).

Topics: Broadband, Fiber innovations, exhibitions

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Cable-Tec Expo 2018 announces 10-year project

Posted by Krista Tysco

Fiber and broadband experts from PPC Broadband were among hundreds of industry leaders who attended the recent SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Georgia this October 22 to 25, 2018.

Day One of the event, we saw the organizers take the opportunity to announce the launch of an ambitious 10-year project which aims to encourage even greater participation by Multiple System Operators (MSOs) and strengthen partnerships with cable operators and industry associations.

Topics: Broadband, Fiber innovations, exhibitions

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PPC Broadband confirmed as silver sponsor of INCA Conference 2018

Posted by Paul Ekpenyong

PPC Broadband is proud to be a silver sponsor of this year's  INCA (Independent Networks Cooperative Association) Conference - 'Full Fibre & 5G The Road Ahead' - taking place in London, United Kingdom, on November 5th and 6th, 2018.

In addition to participating in the conference's diverse program of workshops, panels and sessions, representatives from PPC will also be exhibiting a range of fiber and broadband solutions. Our table display will include QuikPush® customer drop, multi-fiber MDU solution set, QuikPass™ products and our innovative new aerial enclosure.

Topics: Broadband, exhibitions

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