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Category 8 Ethernet Patch Cables

As technology advances, the demand for increased data speeds continues to grow and manufacturers continue to develop solutions that can support those higher speeds. The TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association) has released the specifications for Cat8 ethernet cables. Cat8 ethernet cables are currently the fastest and best ethernet cable available. The internal features of Cat8 and…Read More

The Bay Lights Project

Photo: Benjamin WardeARIA Technologies supplied the fiber optic cable to connect the Bay Lights Project.The Bay Lights Project was created by artist Leo Villarea and incorporates 25,000 white programmable LED lights that span the San Francisco Bay Bridge’s vertical support cables on its north west side. It is believed to be the world’s largest LED…Read More

Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG)
Future Considerations

Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG) is used to replace the coaxial part of the HFC network with single fiber transport. The application of RFoG was first defined by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE). According to the ANSI/SCTE 174 2010 Standard, the RFoG system starts where the plant becomes passive and is further extended…Read More

Small Cell Trends

Small cells are low-powered cellular radio access nodes that operate in licensed and unlicensed spectrum that have a range of 10 meters to a few kilometers. The small cell market has been one of the most scrutinized segments of the telecom industry in the recent years. The initial hype for the technology emerged in 2011,…Read More