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ISE Buyers Guide – Legacy CopperVisit the ISE Buyer’s Guide for products and solutions related to Core/Legacy.


The educational content of this category relates to the evolution of the core/copper legacy infrastructure that Telecom/Communications Service Providers’ (CSPs) must use to support the mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.

ISE Columnist Don McCarty

Danger Zone: Split Cable Pairs

Are you receiving repeated complaints from a customer having bandwidth circuits dropping or others on their line, yet the cable...

ISE Columnist Don McCarty

Wetting or Sealing Current

The following came from an interested reader, and may be an issue you’ve faced. I’d like to hear your comments! ...

ISE Columnist Don McCarty

Testing, Testing

Testing and Test Results on a Multifunction Test Set -- I received the following question from a field technician in...


Connecting the Underserved and the Unserved

A 5-Step Broadband Strategy -- Broadband connectivity is essential now more than ever to battle our nation’s Digital Divide problem....

ISE Columnist Don McCarty

Using Your Test Set

… and Using Your Noggin -- In my columns for the past 3 months, we have been discussing fault locating...

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