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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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PPC Broadband is attending Fiber Connect 2021, the leading optical fiber and technology event in North America. The show will be held from July 25 to ...

PPC Broadband customers gain immediate access to premier integrated cabinets PPC Broadband, Inc. (“PPC”), a Belden brand and leading developer and ...

PPC Broadband, Inc. (“PPC”), a Belden brand and leading developer and manufacturer of connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce two strategic ...

As operators drive fiber deeper into their networks for increased speed and capacity, tolerances become tighter and margin for error becomes lower. ...

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

Hardline coax connectors are some of the most important pieces to delivering service to a subscriber’s home network, so making sure the connectors ...

Natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and ice storms will always be the enemy of cable and internet service providers, but ...

Cable taps that are being left empty and open on telephone poles are causing problems for TV service providers and technicians. This can be due to a ...

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

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

Having the right hardline connectors is often overlooked when doing node replacements, node splits, or tap replacements in a broadband HFC (hybrid ...

Digging up roads and pavement to install new networks of any sort is never popular. Local residents dislike the disruption and the noise while ...

The disruption often caused when installing new fiber is never popular. Local residents dislike their roads and sidewalks being dug up while local ...

Protecting your fiber network is vital to ensure you continue to deliver services to your customers, retain their business, and get a good return on ...

In our digitally connected world, consumers increasingly require high speed broadband in their homes, whether for leisure, work, education or keeping ...

Optical fiber is a fantastic medium for propagating light signals, and it rarely needs amplification in contrast to copper cables. High-quality ...

Connecting a building to a fiber or coax network can be extremely complex. When planning the deployment, you need to take into account the ...

Operators normally aim to standardize on a single fiber deployment methodology to simplify installations and reduce time to market. However, ...

Telecoms planners and installers know that new fiber network build costs are dominated by civils works (the installation of basic infrastructure into ...

At first sight, a mobile network and a modern, optical fiber-rich, fixed line network have little in common. They might be seen as competitors. After ...

Deploying an entirely new fiber network, while meeting tough budget constraints - all within tight timescales - is a challenge for any operator. Add ...

While there are some similarities between copper and fiber last drop deployments there are also some major differences. If you don’t take these into ...

When deploying a fiber network, traditional trenching methods can be expensive and time-consuming - and cause extensive disruption to the local area. ...

In a previous post I looked at the six biggest causes of damage to fiber networks. I’ve had a lot of positive feedback, and additional stories, ...

In previous blogs we’ve covered the factors involved in choosing between an aerial or buried fiber deployment, as well as the different types of ...

The last mile of Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Fiber to the Cabinet (FTTC) aerial fiber deployments often run through crowded environments, where ...

No matter how well a fiber installation is planned and deployed, and how strong the cable you use, you can’t completely guard against problems down ...

With a plethora of aerial fiber cable products on the market today it can be difficult to differentiate and fully appreciate why one construction is ...

When planning, installing or updating a fiber network there are multiple issues that can push up cost and complexity. Many of these only manifest ...

We live in a world that relies on real-time information, and fiber optic networks are critical to transmitting this data at the speed of light. This ...

Closures are the housings which contain and protect the individual joints in any fiber system, as opposed to fiber joining (fusion splicing, ...

There were raised eyebrows among digital natives in Australia recently when Netflix announced it would open for business in Australia in March 2015. ...

When it comes to Fiber to the Home (FTTH) installations, microduct is a common choice to protect optical fiber due to its size. This blog post offers ...

Interest is rapidly growing across the African continent into new fiber to the home (FTTH) ‘last drop’ techniques that turn ‘homes passed’ into ...

Over 80% of FTTH rollouts rely on aerial fiber deployments in some form. So, why should you choose aerial over buried implementations and what do you ...

Superfast fiber broadband has the potential to transform cities. By providing the ability to connect to the internet at high speed, citizens, ...

High speed fiber broadband networks enable businesses to be more productive, open up new services to citizens, students and patients as well as ...

In previous blogs based on our Complete Guide to Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) Deployment eBook, we’ve talked about the planning needed if your FTTP ...

Planning the last 1,000 feet of fiber deployments can resemble a logic puzzle. How do you get a connection from the main network to the premises in a ...

Careful planning is crucial if a Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) installation is to be a success. It begins with choosing your architecture and in a ...

Modern higher education is increasingly underpinned by technology. Whatever the subject, teaching, research and administration all rely on the fast ...

Superfast broadband brings highly desirable benefits across the board, but complexities in the last drop can often introduce unwelcome expense and ...

The socio-economic benefits of fiber are beyond question. Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) can boost economic development, spark innovation and improve ...

Fiber networks are a key driver of economic growth and consequently are becoming critical to cities and communities across the world. High speed FTTH ...

The news that Los Angeles is planning a gigabit fiber network to connect every business and home within the city limits is a further demonstration of ...

On the Making Light Work blog, we’ve talked a lot about the growth of high speed networking and the move to fibre networks around the world and in ...

The Queen Mary is an iconic ocean liner that was a byword for luxurious travel for over thirty years, transporting celebrities and royalty across the ...

Smartphones are driving a massive increase in mobile wireless data usage across the globe, which is only accelerating as technologies such as LTE and ...

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