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The educational content of this category relates to underground construction and its evolution for Telecom/Communications Service Providers’ (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted for telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.

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The Devil is in the Details

The Transition From 4G to 5G --  LTE and its advanced evolutions, deployed on 624 commercial networks worldwide at year...

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Getting Down and DIRTy

The Latest DIRT Report Can Help Prevent Damages to Buried Infrastructure --  Each year, the Common Ground Alliance (CGA), a...

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Network Infrastructure Trends for 2019

5 Key Developments in Enterprise and Data Center Network Infrastructure --  What are the biggest developments in data center networks?...

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One Touch Make Ready (OTMR) Realities

Across the US, the joint use community is busy transitioning to the new rules and timetables established by the FCC by...

What If . . .

There Were No Underground Damages? According to the DIRT Annual Report for 2016, damages to telecommunications alone totaled $391 million,...

Survey Says…?

You Best Know the Latest Advances in Field Surveying. With the advent of Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, and Fiber-to-the-X...

1 Duct at a Time

5 Reasons Why Micro Cables Can Help Transform Networks Micro cables were developed out of necessity in Europe in the...

The Secret Lives of Enclosures and Pedestals

by: Carney Claunch and Tom Stevens (This article originally ran in OSP Magazine) When President Barack Obama signed into law...

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