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Broadband connectivity technologies are constantly changing, whether through innovation, regulatory development or customer requests. Our blogs offer insight into industry advancements, practical suggestions for all types of network installations and important PPC product news.

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  In the modern world, we need our broadband to work fast and reliably - download speeds and picture and voice quality are what we as consumers care ...

We’ve written previously about the importance of maintaining the drop and home network to prevent ingress and egress. In the past we’ve described the ...

The advantages of fiber optic cable over copper wire are well understood. Fiber can transfer more data, in less time, over longer distances than ...

"Most of us understand that innovation is enormously important. It's the only insurance against irrelevance…" This quote from Gary Hamel highlights ...

In this post, we explore how you can future proof and differentiate a property through delivering a fiber solution, while also increasing customer ...

We've written a lot lately about connectors, fibers, installations, and technical problems in the field. We think we know what we're talking about ...

If you are trying to decide on a product to include in your network design or installation – and you have a choice between several products that meet ...

Bonding is the electro-mechanical joining of two or more conductors, to form a conductive path that ensures electrical continuity. Grounding is ...

These days, operators are faced with an increasing requirement to deploy in-building fiber broadband networks. The rising demand from consumers for ...

With increased bandwidth beyond 1 GHz, maintaining the correct carrier levels at a subscriber location is becoming more difficult. The challenge is ...

Delivering DOCSIS services, whether it is 64 QAM upstream (3.0) or orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) 1024 (3.1), is often possible ...

A growing number of broadband subscribers are being given the option of installing or reinstalling customer-premises equipment (CPEs) themselves, ...

Terminators are simple devices that electrically terminate RF coaxial ports, both inside and outside of the home. The unused tap ports or wall plates ...

There is a limit to the bending ratio or tight diameter in a microduct or fiber cable - after which, the fiber starts to exhibit failure. The failure ...

The broadband headend environment evolves with the advance of technology and expands to satisfy consumer demand for data service. This poses ...

The broadband FTTH market is in its infancy in North America and very little attention has been paid to the last 150’ drop necessary to bring a low ...

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