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How To Build Rural Broadband, Learning From History

Source: https://www.thefoa.org/foanewsletter.html You can spend hours reading about the lack of broadband in rural America. Here are two recent examples from the FCC and The Verge. But while AT&T CEO John Stankey told Wall St. analysts that he doesn’t think there is any way to extend fiber to rural areas at all, FOA has worked […]

Commonly Used Fibre Optic Terms and their Definitions

Source: https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/139.nsf/eng/h_00002.html Download speedThe speed at which the user receives data from the Internet — for example, the speed at which a large file can be downloaded from a website. Fibre optic lineA type of cable that uses glass threads or plastic fibres to transmit data using pulses of light. Fibre can offer much faster […]

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FOA Safety Rules for Fibre Optics:

For the Full Article: https://www.foa.org/tech/ref/safety/safe.html 1. Keep all food and beverages out of the work area. If fiber particles are ingested they can cause internal hemorrhaging. 2. Always wear safety glasses with side shields to protect your eyes from fiber shards or splinters. Treat fiber optic splinters the same as you would treat glass splinters. […]

COVID-19 Directives

To our valued customers, partners, suppliers and team, during the ongoing pandemic caused by #COVID-19, The Axis Group wants to assure you that we are here to support you while promoting the health and safety of all citizens in the communities in which we live and work. We’ve implemented teleworking where applicable and stringent cleanliness […]

Metropolitan Fibre and Smart Cities

Source: https://www.thefoa.org/tech/ref/appln/smartcities.html Fiber is essential to supporting the development of “Smart Cities.” Defining a Smart City is not easy as it is broad in scope and requires forecasting the development of new technologies. Also few of those involved in the various aspects of what makes up a Smart City have the same view of what […]

Fibre Optics Projects for Class Labs or a Science Fair

Source: https://www.thefoa.org/tech/sciproj.htm We have gotten many requests for projects involving fibre optic communications for science fairs and K-12 science class projects. We thought we’d share with you the projects we developed for our own kids in the scouts and has been used in classrooms and science fairs. We’ve added a few more advanced exercises to […]

A Word of Thanks to Bob Fedoruk

Bob Fedoruk was a driving force in the creation of Axis Technical Services in the early 2000’s. Over the years he was a trusted and dependable partner, a leader of our business development and a mentor to so many AxisTech team members. He tenaciously followed his vision of restoring the delivery of quality and service […]

ASG Vertically Integrates with GWS

For Immediate Release Axis Systems Group Vertically Integrates with the Acquisition of Gateway Security (January 23, 2019) — ASG – Axis Systems Group takes great pleasure in announcing the acquisition of Gateway Security in late 2018. Enhancing the group’s project capabilities enables ASG to be vertically integrated into a full service security systems provider, and […]

Students with the TOA Infrared Speaker System for Education

An All-In-One Classroom Communication Solution… Audio Enhanced Education

The Axis Group recently aligned with TOA Canada Corporation to provide technology-forward and world-class communications systems for learning environments. The ground-breaking technology enhances educational performance by utilizing infrared (IR) receiver and amplifier mounted into the ceiling environment. Student and Teacher Approvals Deliver… Healthier Learning Environments for an All-In-One Classroom Simple and Easy – Here’s How: […]

RCDD – One of the Top 5 Telecommunications Certifications

Best Telecommunications Certifications 2018. Read the full story on Business News Daily: Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification offered by Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI)is One of the Top 5 Telecommunications Certifications. When it comes to bringing people and systems together, networking is often required to make all the right connections and technologies work. […]