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Aug 2017 Cable & Wire, Data Communications | Comments Off on Take charge

Take charge

Take charge

People want to charge their smartphones and tablets wherever they go, says Crabtree national sales manager Jim Hutchison, so make sure your wiring accessories make the process as safe as possible The rate at which the public use socket outlets in commercial builds has increased dramatically in recent years – you only have to take […]

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Jan 2016 Data Communications | Comments Off on Britain’s broken broadband – why is the UK ignoring the solutions to go slow broadband?

Britain’s broken broadband – why is the UK ignoring the solutions to go slow broadband?

Britain’s broken broadband – why is the UK ignoring the solutions to go slow broadband?

Speed is no longer simply an office environment issue, so cable manufacturer Tratos has presented a report to MPs warning that the UK will pay the price for not investing in Fibre to the Home (FTTH) in 2016. Here Maurizio Bragagni talks about the state of Britain’s broadband and the cracks that are already evident […]

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May 2011 Data Communications | Comments Off on Planning for high speed Ethernet migration

Planning for high speed Ethernet migration

Planning for high speed Ethernet migration

Higher-speed Ethernet (HSE) looms large on the horizon as the IEEE deliver two new network speeds, 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet. However, the arrival of HSE so soon after completion of 10GbE standards presents network managers with a dilemma. To future proof for HSE, do they now provision with eight, 20 or just two fibres […]

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Sep 2010 Data Communications | Comments Off on Troubleshooting the in-home network

Troubleshooting the in-home network

Troubleshooting the in-home network

As ‘smart home’ technologies start to become more common in the UK, the supporting data networks become ever more important. Whilst most electrical contractors are not yet involved in such work, some enterprising installers are training to take advantage of the opportunities offered. Dharen Ells looks at some of the in-home network issues that must […]

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