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PPC Broadband Acquires SPC®, Grows Fiber Product Catalog

Posted by Krista Tysco

PPC Broadband customers gain immediate access to premier integrated cabinets

PPC Broadband, Inc. (“PPC”), a Belden brand and leading developer and manufacturer of connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Special Product Company (“SPC”), a U.S.-based manufacturer of integrated fiber enclosures.

Topics: Fiber to the premises, Fiber innovations

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PPC to exhibit growing product portfolio at Cable-Tec Expo 2019

Posted by Krista Tysco

PPC Broadband is attending the Cable-Tec Expo 2019, the premier broadband event in America, taking place in New Orleans from September 30 to October 3.

Raising the bar for over 50 years, the event is an opportunity to hear the latest breakthroughs in cable and telecommunications, and connect with industry leaders.

Topics: exhibitions

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PPC to showcase fiber portfolio at the Liberty Global Tech Summit 2019

Posted by Paul Ekpenyong

We're excited to attend the Liberty Global Tech Summit in Amsterdam Wednesday, September 18, 2019 among nearly 2,000 other people.

The theme for this year’s event is Fueling the Future - Delighting Customers with the Power of Connectivity. With more than 1,700 attendees expected, we’re looking forward to an inspiring day of networking and knowledge sharing.

Topics: exhibitions

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PPC QuikPass™ and sustainability key focuses at ANGA COM 2019

Posted by Paul Ekpenyong

In June, we were excited to join over 20,000 network operators, service providers and vendors from the international telecommunications and media industries in Cologne, Germany for the annual ANGA COM Exhibition and Conference.

The three-day event, held June 4-6 2019, hosted 500 exhibitors, 170 speakers and 34 conference panels, and was attended by market professionals from 78 different countries.

Topics: exhibitions

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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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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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