SubCom achieves qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) cable, begins manufacturing
Sep17

SubCom achieves qualification for High Fiber Count (HFC) cable, begins manufacturing

Factory upgrades and enhancements to manufacturing capabilities demonstrate SubCom’s ongoing commitment to quality and efficiency in technology, services, processes and management systems EATONTOWN, N.J., USA, September 16, 2019 – SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, has announced several forward-looking developments including the company’s high fiber count (HFC) qualification and start of...

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Gore exhibiting suite of NextGen in-flight connectivity solutions at APEX Expo 2019
Sep11

Gore exhibiting suite of NextGen in-flight connectivity solutions at APEX Expo 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif./USA (September, 2019) — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) will exhibit the company’s collection of GORE® Aerospace Cables and Assemblies for NextGen, high-performance connectivity at the APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association) Expo in Los Angeles, CA, on September 10-12, Booth 1523.  Gore continues to engineer ground-breaking cables and assemblies that meet the civil aerospace industry’s growing...

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Belden launches WireNET portfolio for broadcast networking applications
Sep11

Belden launches WireNET portfolio for broadcast networking applications

Venlo, The Netherlands – September 11, 2019 – Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is launching its latest comprehensive WireNET portfolio for studio and office networks at IBC 2019 in Amsterdam. Applications include Ethernet BASE-T protocols from 1G, to the upcoming 2.5G and 5G, and up to 10G; and Multimedia applications, namely HDBaseT. Belden offers a...

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New Digital Electricity™ Cable from Belden sends high power levels over long distances
Sep10

New Digital Electricity™ Cable from Belden sends high power levels over long distances

Available in copper and copper/fiber hybrid versions, this cable is designed to take advantage of VoltServer’s Digital Electricity technology St. Louis, Missouri – Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is excited to announce its new Digital Electricity Cables, designed in conjunction with VoltServer, the creator of Digital Electricity. Cables are available in copper and hybrid...

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Gore exhibiting preferred solutions for defense applications at DSEI 2019
Sep10

Gore exhibiting preferred solutions for defense applications at DSEI 2019

PLEINFELD, Germany (September 10, 2019) — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) will showcase high-performance solutions at the 2019 Defense & Security Equipment International (DSEI) in London, England on 10-13 September in Booth S7-324. All of Gore’s products have been proven in the field and over time, ensuring operational readiness, success, and safety. Meeting Defense Complex, Functional Needs Products...

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Belden introduces MPO solution that delivers high-speed signals
Sep10

Belden introduces MPO solution that delivers high-speed signals

Venlo, The Netherlands – September 9, 2019 – Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is introducing a new Multi-fiber Push On (MPO) solution for professional broadcasters at IBC 2019 in Amsterdam. This rugged, tried-and-tested solution is able to reliably deliver high bandwidth such as 8K over very long distances, making it suitable for live events such as sports and...

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Alvheim ready to speed up digital transformation
Sep09

Alvheim ready to speed up digital transformation

Tampnet and Aker BP have finished the deployment of fibre optic cable to the Aker BP operated FPSO «Alvheim». The FPSO is now connected to Tampnet’s subsea fibre optic network providing high redundancy and capacity, preparing Alvheim for the digital transition. Alvheim was already connected to Tampnet’s network, but this was via a lower capacity radio link from the Heimdal platform, which will be de-commissioned in 2021. Lead Engineer...

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Nexans wins umbilical contract from McDermott for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project
Aug28

Nexans wins umbilical contract from McDermott for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project

Nexans will provide management, procurement, engineering, manufacturing and testing activities for the umbilicals and ancillary hardware.The Tortue field is located approximately 120 km offshore the coast of Mauritania and Senegal and its subsea system includes a total of 4 wells. Paris La Défense, August 28, 2019 – McDermott Marine Construction Limited has awarded a contract to Nexans for the supply of approximately 100 km...

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R&M introduces dedicated smart city solutions
Aug27

R&M introduces dedicated smart city solutions

Integrated products and services meet urban needs of today and tomorrow As Smart Cities evolve, new connectivity solutions are increasingly contributing to enhancing the quality of life and unlocking economic gains. Innovative services are being rolled out that positively affect everything from traffic and healthcare to sustainability, citizens’ participation, social cohesion and quality of living, whilst also helping attract new...

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Siemon educates the industry on cabling considerations for the next wave of Wi-Fi
Aug22

Siemon educates the industry on cabling considerations for the next wave of Wi-Fi

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced a new white paper that covers key design and media selection strategies for designers, consultants, end users and installers to ensure that network cabling infrastructures are prepared to support high-efficiency Wi-Fi access point (WAP) connections. Authored by Valerie Maguire, director of standards and technology at Siemon, the new white paper entitled...

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Hybrid cable for ethernet and power transmission
Aug21

Hybrid cable for ethernet and power transmission

HRADIL, the special-purpose cable engineering company from Bietigheim-Bissingen/Stuttgart presents a high-performance hybrid cable for rugged outdoor environments which is suitable for use in energy chains and has been designed not just for data transmission via Ethernet but also for power transmission.    The high-performance hybrid cable is a Cat5e Ethernet cable which is suitable for use in energy chains and transmits...

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Optimum Fiberoptics Inc. fully integrated into R&M USA Inc.
Aug20

Optimum Fiberoptics Inc. fully integrated into R&M USA Inc.

The recently acquired East-Coast connectivity specialist is a strong pillar for R&M’s US market organization.  The Swiss Cabling and Connectivity specialist R&M announced the acquisition of Elkridge based Optimum Fiberoptics Inc. in March this year. The integration of the fiberoptic specialist into R&M USA, based in Milpitas, California is well on course. Since July 1, the company has been operating under the name R&M...

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RS Components announces availability of new industrial interconnection solutions from HARTING
Aug16

RS Components announces availability of new industrial interconnection solutions from HARTING

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has extended its industrial connector portfolio with two new solutions from HARTING, one of the world’s leading providers of industrial connection technology, including the recently launched Han® 1A connector. The new Han 1A is a significantly smaller connector than the Han 3A,...

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New Draka IP MediaLine Fiber for live TV production
Aug14

New Draka IP MediaLine Fiber for live TV production

IBC 2019: BU Multimedia Solutions of Prysmian Group presents their cable innovations at Booth C31 in Hall 12 The Multimedia Solutions division of the Prysmian Group presents its new Draka IP MediaLine Fiber based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard for the first time at this year’s IBC. On display are non-metallic, gel-filled fiber optic central tube cables with 2 to 24 fibers for indoor broadcast applications and tight buffered fiber...

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Remee Wire & Cable introduces expanded line of security, alarm & control cables, featuring the Vigilance™ Series
Aug15

Remee Wire & Cable introduces expanded line of security, alarm & control cables, featuring the Vigilance™ Series

Remee Wire & Cable, a leading manufacturer of electronic wire and cable, announces its expanded line of Security, Alarm and Control cables, featuring the Vigilance™ Series. Remee has broadened its offering of copper cables in these areas to meet the growing demand for security, alarm and automation controls in commercial and residential markets. The newly expanded line of Remee Security, Alarm & Control Cables includes:...

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L-com releases new Cat6 and Cat6a plenum +105°C, 28AWG, shielded, slim ethernet patch cords
Aug14

L-com releases new Cat6 and Cat6a plenum +105°C, 28AWG, shielded, slim ethernet patch cords

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced that it has introduced a new line of Ethernet cable assemblies that feature plenum-rated cable with a maximum temperature rating of +105°C. L-com’s new Cat 6 and Cat 6a slim-line Ethernet patch cables are the ideal solution for high density patching applications. The patent-pending,...

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Ethernet robot cable from igus enables fast and reliable communication
Aug06

Ethernet robot cable from igus enables fast and reliable communication

igus has introduced a family of Ethernet/CAT5 chainflex cables, the CFROBOT8.PLUS, designed specifically for 6-axis robots. Suitable for torsion angles up to ±360 degrees, the cables have been tested in-house for several years and remain running fault-free for more than 15 million cycles. The number of robots used in manufacturing is growing rapidly. According to the estimate of the International Federation of...

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New latching USB 3.0 cable assemblies address heavy vibration applications
Aug08

New latching USB 3.0 cable assemblies address heavy vibration applications

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced that it has introduced a new series of latching USB 3.0 cables. These cables feature a latching mechanism on the Type-A male connector that ensures a secure, strong connection. Despite being one of the most successful standards and connector types for data connectivity, standard USB connectors are friction fit and...

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CenturyLink expands fiber network across U.S. and Europe
Jul24

CenturyLink expands fiber network across U.S. and Europe

Project uses Corning fiber to create largest ultra-low-loss fiber network in North America, substantially adding to significant fiber network. As customer demand for extreme high-capacity, low-latency data transport continues to grow, CenturyLink, Inc. is utilizing its global multi-conduit infrastructure to expand the company’s intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fiber, making it the largest ultra-low-loss fiber network in North...

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Plug and Play for optical data transmission
Jul23

Plug and Play for optical data transmission

The joining of glass fibres – the so-called splicing – requires a lot of experience and fine motor skills. And once the fibres are connected they can only be separated again by cutting. Pluggable connections are therefore better suited for the variable connection of terminal devices in industrial plants. For this purpose there are splice boxes with sockets, so-called pigtails, into which the optical fibres can be inserted...

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RFS announces HYBRIFLEX® 12×24 riser cables with expedited shipping to accelerate network evolution to 5G
Jul23

RFS announces HYBRIFLEX® 12×24 riser cables with expedited shipping to accelerate network evolution to 5G

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a global designer and manufacturer of total-package solutions for wireless and broadcast infrastructure, has announced the availability of HYBRIFLEX riser cables that combine 12 pairs of 6 AWG, low-inductance DC power wires with 24 pairs of single-mode fiber with duplex LC connectors. RFS’ lightweight and highly flexible HYBRIFLEX cables are widely used to bring optical fiber and DC power to remote radio...

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L-com introduces new active optical cables for use in high-speed data center applications
Jul23

L-com introduces new active optical cables for use in high-speed data center applications

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of active optical cables to address high-speed data centers and enterprise networking applications. L-com’s new active optical cables (AOCs) are hot swappable, pluggable cable assemblies that support high-speed Ethernet, InfiniBand and Fibre Channel connectivity...

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CityFibre confirms 14 more Gigabit Cities are being prepared for Full Fibre rollouts
Jul19

CityFibre confirms 14 more Gigabit Cities are being prepared for Full Fibre rollouts

Second phase of rollouts extends CityFibre’s Gigabit City programme by a further million homes. Now totals over 2m homes across 26 towns and cities. Ahead of the appointment of a new Prime Minister, who is expected to prioritise the accelerated delivery of full fibre infrastructure across the UK, CityFibre, the leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, has today confirmed 14 further towns and cities are...

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New GORE® Fiber Optic Cables exceed strict requirements for defense aircraft
Jul18

New GORE® Fiber Optic Cables exceed strict requirements for defense aircraft

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) announces the new GORE® Fiber Optic Cables, 1.8 mm Simplex with high impact-resistance for extreme defense aircraft environments. This version is proven to exceed new stringent JN1177 and EN4641-301 industry standards for more durability while maintaining high-bandwidth data and video transmission on 10-Gb avionics networks. Added Durability. Enhanced Protection. With a...

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Prysmian accelerates integration with General Cable in South America
Jul12

Prysmian accelerates integration with General Cable in South America

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, is accelerating its integration with General Cable in South America and inaugurating the new Sorocaba regional headquarters in the region of Brazil’s São Paolo province. Prysmian is thus leaving its Santo André facility and integrating the Prysmian and General Cable organisations into the new Sorocaba...

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L-com unveils premium 8-position, A-code, M12 cable assemblies for sensor, actuator and fieldbus applications
Jul18

L-com unveils premium 8-position, A-code, M12 cable assemblies for sensor, actuator and fieldbus applications

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of M12 cable assemblies designed to address demanding harsh environment networking applications. L-com’s new TRG88-series cables feature 8-position, A-coded M12 connectors for use in sensor, actuator or fieldbus applications. The single keyway A-code M12 connectors...

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What place for cable in a wireless world?
Jul10

What place for cable in a wireless world?

Wireless is becoming increasingly prominent in industries from energy to consumer goods and food processing. Indeed, it also has a place in Cimteq’s own technology – CableMES’ remote sensors that monitor machinery performance and reduce maintenance costs as a result being one such example.  The benefits of wireless are numerous. As there is no mechanical wear and tear, downtime is reduced. It can also access new environments...

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L-com releases new OM5 fiber cables for high-speed data center applications
Jul17

L-com releases new OM5 fiber cables for high-speed data center applications

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has added a new series of OM5 fiber cable assemblies to address high-speed data center applications. OM5 fiber cable is able to support short wavelength division multiplexing (SWDM) which reduces the parallel fiber count by at least a factor of four. This allows for the use of just two fibers...

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Leoni plans stock market listing or sale of its Wire & Cable Solutions division
Jul10

Leoni plans stock market listing or sale of its Wire & Cable Solutions division

In the context of its previously announced VALUE 21 programme, Leoni AG has reviewed the existing group structure and strategy for each division. This also included a review of the optimal future ownership structure of Wire & Cable Solutions (WCS) and Wiring Systems Division (WSD) to determine how both divisions can achieve their full potential. Leoni is now preparing a stock market listing or sale of the WCS division, including...

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USB Type-C™ approved laboratory for IEC/ EN 62680 series of standards
Jul04

USB Type-C™ approved laboratory for IEC/ EN 62680 series of standards

In May 2019, IEC Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components (IECQ) authorized UL’s Taiwan laboratory to provide IECQ logo informative test reports according to IEC / EN 62680 series standards. It is the first approved laboratory for IEC/ EN 62680 series of standards on USB Interfaces for data and power. UL has previously been authorized as an Independent Test Lab (ITL) to test USB Type A, B and C cable assemblies and...

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