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

What If . . .

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

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The Network Maintenance Corner

The Importance of Alarm Audits -- COLUMN INTRODUCTION: The Network Maintenance Corner is focused on the daily struggles faced by...

Welcome Home to Ruburbia

Part 3, The Final Analysis -- Ringgold Telephone Company (RTC) of Ringgold, Ga., and Northwestern Indiana Telephone Company (NITCO) have...

4 Fiber Tech Tips to Remain Relevant

Technician Challenges/Solutions in 2018 -- New technologies bring with them new challenges. This article focuses on a couple of key...

Leveraging Your Underground Fiber

Fiber Sensing Makes Cents for Your Future -- Have you ever wished you could be automatically alerted to any digging...

Packet Problems?

Use These 5 Best Practices to Keep the Internet Running Smoothly -- Consumer demands for reliable high-speed data are increasing...

The State of Damage Prevention

Damages to underground facilities conservatively cost society $1.5 billion in 2016 alone, and yet protecting critical infrastructure isn’t always top-of-mind...

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...

Questioning Criticality

Ranking the World’s Most Critical Industries -- How do you quantify what’s most important to you? It might depend on...

Behind the Invisible Networks

6 Steps to Build a Subsea Cable System: Talking on a cell phone or sending an email, we can easily...

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