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Another comms rack repatching

Recent works tidying a comms rack which has been causing issues throughout there network. The comms rack was not being replaced so we fitted cable management loop rings down both sides to contain the patch leads. We also replace the PDUs in the back as 4 sockets had been broken. The most interesting thing we found was a analogue line

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Blown Krone Disconnection strip fuse

Visit made to fix a dead extension coming from an old telephone system connected to a TJF. The site has small office buildings spread out over a large area and the extensions are cabled over old telegraph poles. For this reason fuses are used on the krone disconnection strips to combat any damage from electrical storms or surges. The issue

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slow and noisy broadband line

A call out was book to investigate a slow and noisy broadband line. This is an issue we come across sometimes when old infrastructure cabling has been building up throughout the years. In this case a slow broadband service and noisy line was due to a bad connection in a messy D.P. There was 6 redundant cables connected to the

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2 extra Cat5e network points in an office

With an extra member of staff starting next week one of our clients needed Cat5e network points installed into there existing dado quickly. As it was a small job we squeezed them in and ran 2 Cat5e cables back to there comms cabinet. Once we had terminated the cables in the dado and comms cabinet we then tested them with

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Fibre optic Testing. What is tier 1 and tier 2

With an ever increasing number of network installs involving fibre optics andĀ fibre optic testing there is an important difference between Tier 1 and Tier 2 fibre optic testing to be considered. With all testing standard certificates being done at tier 1 below will help outline the difference between the two standards and why you might ask for this type of

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