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Here you will find perspectives, trends, and topics to keep you up to date on the latest wired and wireless technology and application developments.

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5G: Hope Vs. Hype

April 24, 2020 | Categories: ,

In recent months we’ve been hearing a lot about the capabilities of 5G. We’re being drawn in by the claims that 5G will completely change the world in which we live drastically and quickly. From smart cities to self-driving cars and a massive Internet of Things. Specific claims state that this technology will make life easy across industries and professions, even enabling the next generation of smart homes. But, is all of this really true? Which of these claims are real and when will we start seeing the life-changing effects of 5G? Let’s find out!

A Day in the Life of a CC&N Service Technician

December 19, 2018 | Categories: , , , ,

Our Service Technicians are the best in the business. As the most experienced technicians in our workforce, they complete site surveys and assess complex cabling needs accurately. All aspects of their job require industry expertise on a day-to-day basis.

Our Service Technicians start their day reviewing the scope of the projects they are assigned. They use their knowledge and experience to assess the materials and tools required for the job as well as ensure rolling stock levels of their service vehicle. Service Technicians have a deep understanding of the types of cable, jacks, and other materials used on each customer site.

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CC&N and COVID-19

March 25, 2020 | Categories:

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, we aim to protect the health, safety, and well-being of our employees, customers, and community. CC&N has a thorough continuity plan and we’ve taken precautionary measures, in accordance with guidance from government and public health authorities, to ensure we conduct business safely and limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Five Tips for Adapting Infrastructure to Changing Technologies

August 20, 2018 | Categories: , , , ,

The ever-advancing capabilities of technology offer enterprises new ways to increase efficiency and sustainability- if they are willing to build the necessary cabling infrastructure. The most successful companies will be those that use a comprehensive, integrated approach to planning and deploying their IT structure.

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How to Set Up an Enterprise Wi-Fi Network

October 19, 2018 | Categories:

Setting up an enterprise Wi-Fi Network can seem like a daunting task. While some organizations will tackle this in-house, many will choose to hire a team of experts to take on this critically important task. Below is a high-level overview of the 6 steps required to set up your enterprise wireless network for success.

In Case of Emergency

August 24, 2016 | Categories:

More and more municipalities and fire protection districts are adopting building codes that require in- building wireless coverage for public safety. What do you need to be compliant? How can you avoid the worst in case of emergency?

The Technologies that Keep Parking Structures Safe

April 30, 2019 | Categories: , , , ,

Safety is a top priority. We equip our homes, cars, and workplaces with cameras and alarms. We download apps and add safety features on our phones, never leaving home without them. Yet, there is a blind spot in our security measures. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1 in 10 property crimes occur in parking structures. In addition, violent crime in parking structures is on the rise.

What is WiFi 6?

November 21, 2019 | Categories: , ,

The next wave in Wi-Fi advancement is here. It promises more advanced capabilities and performance. Many new devices are already Wi-Fi 6 compatible, like the iPhone 11 series, Samsung s10 series, and Samsung Note 10 series. So, what improvements will we see as Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax, begins to take over? We’ve broken down some of the changes, benefits, and drawbacks in this blog article!

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