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Looking back on 2019 - PPC Broadband’s year in review

Posted by Krista Tysco

PPC Broadband had a memorable 2019, highlighted by three acquisitions and an expansion of our fiber product portfolio. We attended 25+ trade shows on five continents, and continued to develop new products that met unique applications and solved customer challenges across the globe. We’re looking back on some of the highlights from 2019 as we look forward to the many successes to come in 2020.

Topics: Fiber innovations, cable

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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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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 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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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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The importance of quality testing of coaxial cable

Posted by Krista Tysco

For broadband service providers and operators, the pressure is on to bring new, enhanced and high-quality products to market for quicker download speeds and improved picture and voice quality for subscribers.

Keeping pace relies on continuing innovation, a commitment to rigid quality standards and an appreciation that products must work in the real world, not just in the confines of a controlled testing laboratory.

Topics: Coax

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