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  • Aug 9 2017

    Arlington, Va. (August 9, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee approved the TIA-942-B Data Center Cabling Standard. To help data centers address current and future needs, the updated standard includes several substantial changes from the previous version. TIA represents the companies that supply high-tech communications networks and is a global leader in developing industry standards across a range of ICT segments.

  • Apr 20 2017

    Verizon Communications Inc has agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning Inc for at least $1.05 billion over the next three years as the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier aims to improve its network infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday.

    Corning will sell up to 12.4 million miles of optical fiber to Verizon each year from 2018 through 2020, with a minimum purchase commitment of $1.05 billion, according to the agreement. Shares of both companies closed up roughly 1 percent.

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