The New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) has turned to undercover agents to thwart sites that buy stolen copper cable. Earlier this year, the scruffy looking man pushing a shopping cart full of stripped cable stopped at two sites in Long Island suspected of buying cable that belonged to the NYCTA.

This 11-minute promotional video by British Insulated Cables Ltd., presents an inside view of the stranding process. Complete with close-ups, slow motion, jaunty musical score and slick presentation

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:48

How to Cut Kilometers of Submarine Cable

This video shows how equipment from Bronneberg, a Dutch company founded in 1946 that specializes in the production and sale of recycling machines, can dismantle a submarine cable.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:12

10 things you can do with an OTG cable

OTG or "On The Go" cables have many uses, check out this video that gives you 10 uses that will make you wonder where they might go next!

Monday, 24 April 2017 09:49

What can you do with old used cables?

Got a minute? This primer on sciencechannel.com deserves a trophy for its quick presentation of one possible use for “retired” cables

Sunday, 22 January 2017 14:35

David Hawker discusses a year of change

As way of Introduction, I’m David Hawker and will be serving as the President of the Wire Association International for 2017. I’m currently the Vice President and General Manager for Nexans Energy Cable division with plants in Canada and the US servicing the North American market.

A Nov. 16 earthquake centered offshore in New Zealand at a depth of 237 meters caused widespread damage, including landslips that ruptured fiber optic cables on the coastline.

Earlier this year, Rice University reported that one of its lab researchers has developed a coating that could replace the tin-coated copper braid that transmits the signal and shields a coax cable from electromagnetic interference that could result in impressive weight savings.