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Cabling: The Complete Guide to Copper and Fiber-Optic Networking, Fourth Edition by Bill Woodward, Andrew Oliviero

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Chapter 2. Cabling Specifications and Standards

In the past, companies often had several cabling infrastructures because no single cabling system would support all of a company's applications. Nowadays, a standardized cabling system is important not only for consumers but also for vendors and cabling installers. Vendors must clearly understand how to design and build products that will operate on a universal cabling system. Cable installers need to understand what products can be used, proper installation techniques and practices, and how to test installed systems.

This chapter covers some of the important topics related to cabling standards.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Identify the key elements of the ANSI/TIA-568-C Commercial Building Telecommunications ...

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