Datacenters news

Reichle & De-Massari cables up Istanbul New Airport

CRU Subscriber Content
28 Sep 2017
 | Region: 
Asia (Turkey)
 | Topic: 
Projects

Swiss family-owned cable producer, Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), has delivered and implemented cutting-edge network cabling infrastructure for İstanbul New Airport, which once complete will be the world's largest and fully digitalised airport.

Leoni improves 25-Gbps range on copper cables

CRU Subscriber Content
11 Aug 2017
 | Region: 
Europe (Germany)
 | Topic: 
New Products

Germany's Leoni said that new production technology has improved the signal integrity of its ParaLink product line.

CommScope completes Cable Exchange purchase

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11 Aug 2017
 | Region: 
North America (USA)
 | Topic: 
Corporate

The US' CommScope, has completed its acquisition of Cable Exchange, a privately-held, quick-turn supplier of fibre optic and copper assemblies for data, voice and video communications.

CommScope acquires Cable Exchange

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12 Jul 2017
 | Region: 
North America (USA)
 | Topic: 
Corporate

The US' CommScope has agreed to acquire Cable Exchange, a privately held quick-turn supplier of fibre optic and copper assemblies for data, voice and video communications.

Nexans launches new unit for hyperscale datacentres

CRU Subscriber Content
27 Jun 2017
 | Region: 
North America (USA)
 | Topic: 
Corporate

France's Nexans said that it has launched a new global business unit, headquartered in North America, to support its hyperscale datacentre customers.

CommScope forms Multi-Tenant Data Centre Alliance

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13 Jun 2017
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 | Topic: 
Corporate

The US' CommScope has formed Multi-Tenant Data Centre (MTDC) Alliance as part of its PartnerPRO™ Network, the latter which is active in 88 countries and serves as a resource with thousands of distributors, installers, integrators and consultants worldwide. 

Prysmian identified as supplier of Superloop HK cable

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20 Mar 2017
 | Region: 
Asia (Hong Kong)
 | Topic: 
Projects

Italy's Prysmian has revealed that it is the supplier for Superloop's fibre optic cable - the TKO Express - which was featured in a recent item on Wire and Cable News. The cable producer has detailed the process of making and delivering the world record breaking cable, which included air-freighting a 15-tonne cable drum.

Borealis works with Brand Rex on ADCA-free material

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10 Mar 2017
 | Region: 
Global
 | Topic: 
Regulation, New Products

Polymer cable materials supplier Borealis has launched the first material solution free of azodicarbonamide (ADCA) for use as a blowing agent in foamed communication cables.

CommScope FY 2016 EBIT boosted by BNS purchase

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07 Mar 2017
 | Region: 
North America (USA)
 | Topic: 
Financials

CommScope's Q4 and FY 2016 results were catapulted into the black from a net loss of $75 million and $71 million, to a net income of $54 million and $223 million, respectively. Operating income increased from $182 million in FY 2015 to $572 million for FY 2016, primarily due to the BNS acquisition.

Superloop completes HK subsea connection

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21 Feb 2017
 | Region: 
Asia (Hong Kong)
 | Topic: 
Projects

Australia's Superloop said marine installation of TKO Express, the group's new low-latency domestic submarine cable between Chai Wan on Hong Kong Island and the data centre hub of Tseung Kwan O (TKO) Industrial Estate on the mainland, is complete.