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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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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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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 to join industry experts at Cable-Tec Expo (Booth 644)

Posted by Lucas Schacht

Representatives from PPC Broadband will be joining industry leaders at the upcoming SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta, Georgia this October 22 to October 25, 2018.

The Expo is North America's largest cable telecom event, offering the opportunity for cable professionals to share technical knowledge and see first-hand demonstrations of state-of-the-art technology solutions.

Topics: Fiber to the premises, Design and Install, Fiber to the home, Pushable Fiber, Broadband, Coax, Fiber innovations

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PPC announces acquisition of optical fiber solutions provider NT2

Posted by Krista Tysco

PPC Broadband, Inc. has acquired the Nebraskan-based fiber provider, Net-Tech Technology (NT2) - a move that will add a range of innovative optical passives products to PPC's fiber business unit.

"Broadband providers are driving fiber deeper into their networks, increasing speed and capacity to meet subscriber demand," says PPC President Dave Jackson. "The year-over-year spend continues to increase and we believe this trend will continue well into the future." 

Topics: Headend, Fiber innovations

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PPC introduces latest connector innovations at ANGA COM 2018

Posted by Paul Ekpenyong

The PPC Broadband team joined experts from across the international telecommunications and media industry to attend theANGA COM Exhibition and Conference in Cologne, Germany,12 June to 14 June, 2018.

The annual event, which is organized by the Association of German Cable Operators (ANGA), attracted a record500 exhibitors this year, and brought together innovations and insights from network operators, service providers and vendors from 36 countries.

Topics: Fiber to the home, Broadband, Coax, Fiber innovations

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PPC to showcase newest fiber installation innovations at ANGA COM 2018

Posted by Krista Tysco

Representatives from PPC Broadband will join experts from across the international telecommunications and media industry at the ANGA COM Exhibition and Conference which takes place in Cologne, Germany,12 June through 14 June, 2018.

Organised by the Association of German Cable Operators (ANGA), this year's event has attracted a record 500 exhibitors, bringing together network operators, content providers, vendors and service providers from 36 countries.

Topics: Market trends, Fiber innovations

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Worldwide fiber news and innovation roundup of 2017

Posted by Krista Tysco

Fiber-optic broadband is changing lives around the globe - whether it’s enabling people to work and study remotely, the rise of more clever and connected gadgets, increased demand for digital storage methods, or the simple pleasure of streaming Ultra HD TV.

In this blog post, we look back over some of the highlights within the fiber industry over the past year, with a roundup of news, developments and innovations from around the globe.

Topics: Market trends, Fiber innovations

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