Haunting Cabling Photos!

Picture Derived from: https://www.reddit.com/r/pcmasterrace/comments/3l2pzq/lack_of_cable_management_in_server_room_at_local/

In this weeks blog you will see the worst of the worst cabling jobs that we have seen over the past year. Warning, some of these photos will make a cable technician queasy. Stay tuned at the end you can vote for the worst!

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CCG 2021 Annual Awards at State Fare Restaurant in Catonsville, Maryland

After a delay because of COVID, CCG finally held its award ceremony in April 2022 where we handed out the Tech of the Year, Most Improved Tech, and Employee of the Year award. Read below to find out who was the named for each award!

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Single Mode vs Multi Mode Fiber. Which Should you Pick?

Single mode vs. Multimode
Image Derived From: https://www.tccomm.com/Literature/Literature/Education/Single-mode-vs-multimode

With internet speeds getting faster and faster, the demand for fiber optic cabling is going to continue to rise as time goes on. Devices like cameras, VOIP phones, and eventually computers are going to need higher data transmission meaning that copper cabling will no longer be sufficient for communications cabling ₂. In the blog below we will go over what you need to know to decide if single mode or multimode fiber is right for you.

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Caton Communications Group (CCG), at Rash Field Park

In October 2021, CCG was called upon to install state of the art HikVision security cameras at the Rash Field Park in downtown Baltimore! See the post below to see how CCG helped make the renovation a success!

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CCG Bowling Night at Mustang Alleys

Back in late October CCG held its very first family bowling night. Almost every employee showed up ready to bowl!

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Comparing Color Schemes to Fiber Optic Cabling

Crayon - Wikipedia
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People around the world use color to identify different types of things and almost any person could name at least 10 colors. Now fiber cabling, not everyone knows a lot about the color schemes and how they are identified. I mean many people most likely have it in their house or even around the neighborhood. Color and fiber cabling have something in common and that is there color-coding schemes. Find out more about this in the blog post below!

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Rapid Need For Technological Enhancements in Stadiums requires State of the Art Cabling which is one of Caton Communications Group’s Special Areas of Expertise

Google to provide core technologies for LA Rams, Chargers and SoFi Stadium  - SportsPro Media
SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Image derived from: https://www.sportspromedia.com/news/google-youtube-la-rams-chargers-sofi-stadium-nfl-sponsorship

With the Covid-19 pandemic winding down in the United States, many sports teams are trying to innovate the gameday experience for fans for years to come. More stadiums are starting to integrate smart technologies into there venues with hopes of attracting more fans and making the overall stadium experience better. Find out more in the post below.

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Out With The Old, In With The New: Fiber

From: A New Life for Old Fibers: Upgrading your fiber optic cable plant

As time goes on and innovation occurs the need to keep up with faster speeds, higher data transmissions, and more bandwidth is a must. Many networks around the world still rely on older types of fiber cabling. In this blog you can find out how upgrading isn’t that much of a hassle.

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The Long Term Success of CAT6A Cabling

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From “Why your Cat6A has stood the test of time – and your mobile phone hasn’t.”

CAT6A has really stood the test of time. Ever since its creation in the early 2000’s as a reliable cable that had flexibility for speeds that some couldn’t even fathom at the time in the early 2000’s. This article from CommScope explores why CAT6A is a reliable choice for contractors and customers a like even after some 17 years since its creation. Check it out in the post below.

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Grillin’ & Cornholin’ at CCG

CCG Estimator Mark Truffer Cooking His World Famous Ribs.

On Friday June 4th, CCG held a cookout at its office to show appreciation to its employees. Check out the rest of the post to see more.

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