Thursday, 19 July 2012 13:09
July 19, 2012 - Copper networks continue to be a cash cow for telephone companies (telcos), delivering broadband over DSL to more than 367 million subscribers worldwide in 2011, says ABI Research. And while fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) technologies bring 10x the bandwidth compared to advanced DSL, upgrades to DSL require a fraction of the investment of upgrades to FTTH.
That was just one of the many lessons delegates learned while attending EBMag’s inaugural Partners in Training’s “Electrical Maintenance & Reliability Forum” last month. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg...
While attending the 2013 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), EBMag heard from a variety of delegates who explained why they attend this unique event, and who emphasized its importance to people who are passionate about electrical safety.