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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.

ISE Columnist Tom Maguire

Streamlining Back-Office Processes

Here we are: the first quarter of a new year, and in many cases with a new outlook on life...

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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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