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Bell MTS, University of Manitoba launch agriculture IoT initiative

Bell MTS today announced a $500,000 contribution to the University of Manitoba's Front and Centre campaign to launch a new initiative: the Bell MTS Innovations in Agriculture Program, providing students with financial assistance to develop Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for application in agriculture and food services.

Cables with LP certification now available from Belden

Belden Inc. announced today that many of its cables, including its 10GXS and 2183 lines, are now Limited Power (LP) certified. Belden LP-listed cables are designed to maintain safe operation and not exceed temperature ratings.

Optical WDM market forecast to grow 8% in 2017

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the total Optical WDM market, consisting of both long haul and metro equipment, is forecast to grow 8% in 2017, reaching a market value of US$12 billion. Ciena, Huawei, Infinera, Nokia, and ZTE are among the companies that will benefit from this growth.
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TSOC wall plate

TSOC tool allows consistent cut out of single gang wall plates

The EZ-Template from Mississauga, Ont.-based Transglobal Systems of Canada Inc. or TSOC is a convenient and cost effective tool that provides a consistent cut out for single gang low voltage wall plates, the company says. The TSOC EZ-Template is equipped with a bubble level to ensure a consistent horizontal plane and a pencil for tracing.
The item itself can be used by electrical and network cabling professionals for install or repair of any modular connection in the Work Area and Telecom room related to:
• IP Networks
• Data Networks
• Security Networks
• Home Networks
TSOC products are approved for installation by consultant engineers, designers, telephone service providers, data centre professionals, IT departments, network cabling installers and electrical contractors.
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Rittal enclosure

Rittal now offers enclosures for commercial apps

Rittal Systems Ltd. has announced the introduction and launch of commercial application D & E type enclosures. “The addition of commercial enclosures allow us to more effectively service our customers and distribution partners,” said Tim Rourke, president of Rittal Systems Ltd. “Extending our solutions into this area offers tremendous synergies.”
The NEMA type 1 commercial enclosures (D & E) are available in hinge and screw cover and include industry standard knockouts on all 4 sides of the boxes. They are powder coated ANSI/ASA 61 grey and include grounding emboss and screw.
Available from stock in nine sizes ranging from 6”x6”x4” up to 18”x18”x6” Rittal’s commercial enclosures fit the industry requirements from a technical, size and delivery perspective.
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Commtech West

May 31-June 1
Location: Richmond, B.C.
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Canadian Telecom Summit

June 5-7
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Connected+ 2017

June 20-21
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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