A recent report from Ovum Research analysing the current status, as well as the future, of optical fibre stated that, at the end of 2007, nearly 29 million subscribers worldwide were connected with fibre infrastructure, mostly via FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) or FTTB (fibre-to-the-building).
Belden recently announced plans to acquire Trapeze Networks, a provider of wireless local area networking (WLAN) equipment, for US$133 million in cash. The acquisition is intended to build on Belden's position as a complete signal transmission solutions provider.
BWS-8012 is a 12-port wireless LAN switch that has been added to the existing 8- and 24-port switches in the Belden Wireless Solution range, using the Layer-2 Edge Architecture/Channel Blanket system to provide a predictable rate of wireless connectivity and quality of service.
The government has launched a tender process to invest $4.5 billion of public funds for an FTTN network to reach 98% of the population. But will that funding be enough?
The In Adaptor Scope & Cleaner has been designed for simple and safe inspection of optical-fibre ferrule end faces. The device enables fibre connectors to be cleaned and inspected without the need to remove them from adapters.