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Fake Cat5e Network Cable?

Did you know there is such a thing as fake network cabling? For many years businesses have been installing cheap network cabling without realising its not the real thing. Cheap network cable called CCA or Copper Clad Aluminium is widely used for Cat5 or Cat6 networks. However, this type of cable comes with problems

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fibre optic cable repairFiber optic cable once upon a time was regarded as a technology used in only high-performance areas, however, it’s now seen in many types of environments and networks. If you know about good old copper cable, then you will soon realise a fiber optic cable is a totally different ball game. The installation of fiber optic cable is not only different but fault-finding, or troubleshooting is a different beast altogether. Unlike copper cable, fiber optic cables are very fragile. The delicate nature of the cable makes it prone to possible problems. We will mention the common problems that occur with fiber optic cables and how they may be repaired.

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Gulliver’s World Logo
Just like the inhabitant of Lilliput, we encountered some rather tiny optical fibre link problems at Gulliver's World in Warrington, which we fixed using our Microscanner FLUKE testing equipment.

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PSP At Womad Festival repairing a fibre optic fault We completed an emergency fibre optic repair in Malmesbury, Wiltshire for the Womad festival this week. Important fibre link was required for communication in the outdoor environment

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PSP At the BTCC

We were called out to Oulton Park, Cheshire at the weekend, during the British Touring Car Championships.

We were called out to repair the fibre circuits for the track’s CCTV cameras.

We responded to the call on Saturday afternoon and we were on site carrying out the repair within 2 hours!

You can find out more about our fibre services and our emergency repair services on our main site.

Environ Techology
We terminated OM3 multimode fibre optic cable link at Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London. This fibre install was part of their audio visual installation for Environ. All OM3 fibre cables were tested using industry standard testing equipment.

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We have just completed a data cabling project for D. Sidoli & Sons Ltd, a dessert food service based in Welshpool.

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We have just completed a Cat 5e installation for the travel company, Aviate Management

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We have recently carried out an Emergency Fibre Fault Finding job, for The Ministry of Justice, on Petty France, London.

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Last year we carried out a Fibre Optic repair job for Drayton Manor Theme Park, this year we revisited them.

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PSP Data Communications have just carried out a project at clockmakers JB Joyce & Co’s former building in Shropshire.

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We've just completed a single mode fibre optic installation at Dudley Castle and Zoo, for the 11th century Dudley Castle, to enable data for their new interactive castle tours!

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Here at PSP we are always looking for ways to improve and advance.

We are delighted to say that we have just invested in the latest FLUKE test equipment for testing copper and fibre cabling networks.

This is the latest addition to PSP's extensive testing and fault finding equipment.

For more information on our new equipment you can visit the website.

We've just taken a trip to Stoke City FC's Britannia Stadium.

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We recently carried out our bi annual Brand Rex training to maintain our status as approved installers of Brand Rex cabling systems.

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PSP went aboard the Celebrity Infinity Cruise liner in Liverpool, for satellite company MIL-SAT, on Saturday May 17th!

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An introduction to our company blog.

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