With winter starting and cooler months looming, it means extra strain on the cable and various components. Cold temperatures unfortunately that come with winter weather can impact the effectiveness of some cables. It’s important to prepare for cold temperatures and atmosphere changes to ensure reliable operations.
In the world of networking, data rates continue to climb as more devices are being connected to LANs through wireless and wired connections. Versus, ten years ago there was a single network that would manage both data and voice.
The entertainment industry is changing to accommodate people's expectations as they become more connected to devices. As technology advancements taking place in the broadcast industry give users a more impactful, unforgettable experience. It also places a large demand for a wired infrastructure because of the amount of data and people connecting to networks. Similar to stadiums, the growing demand for bandwidth in the broadcasting market will continue to increase.
As a result, the broadcast industry will begin to rely heavily upon fiber for its dependable wireless connectivity. Fiber can provide faster downloads, maintain signal strength over long distances, and provides fewer delays.
When it comes to installing cables outside or underground for ensuring that there is continued performance, there are a few different types of outdoor cabling products to consider:
- Outdoor Cable
- Underground Burial Cable
- Direct Burial Cable
As industry shifts begin to change, bandwidths continue to increase, and fiber prices have fallen, many organizations are asking the question, "When should I use fiber optic cables?"
Below is a list to consider when looking to use fiber optic cable:
As the world continues to adjust to different working environments and daily life amidst a global pandemic, there are lots of questions that come to mind. What are the long term affects? How will this impact our industry? Will there be new technology requirements in the future?
In outdoor installations, in most cases, outdoor cables are needed to maintain the performance of the cables standards. But other types of cables can be added to mix such as security or access control. When those are added, what are the specific guideline that would need to be followed? When should outdoor or indoor cables be installed?
With the recent surge of fiber optics within the market in the past few years, it is imperative that any upcoming projects have the right fiber optic cables, assemblies and the best termination method. While there are many options with which fiber optic cables and connectors to choose from, there are really only two major termination solutions: field terminated and pre-terminated. This post is going to break down what the difference between these terminations styles, the advantages and disadvantages, so you can have the best solution for your business and technicians.