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Technology – WiFi Configuration

Technology – WiFi Configuration

  Meet Jane. Jane is the project manager at a small engineering firm with an office in Mississauga. Jane likes to stay on top of her projects by using all the latest software and applications on her laptop, smartphone, and tablet including Dropbox, Google Docs, and...

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Communications Design – Involving an RCDD

Communications Design – Involving an RCDD

  One of the most difficult undertakings Communications Consultants experience while bidding for projects is convincing the architects or engineers that having an RCDD on your team is not only a huge benefit, but a growing requirement across North America....

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Technology – Power over Ethernet

Technology – Power over Ethernet

   PoE VoIP GrandStream Phones  Last Thursday, a typical but frighteningly cold January day, the employees at Fancom walked into their offices in the morning to discover an atypical piece of technology on their desks – something that I’m sure brought warm smiles to...

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Data Transfer – From Megabytes to Exabytes

Data Transfer – From Megabytes to Exabytes

When choosing data plans with service providers, it is difficult to predict how much data you will actually need, a number which can fluctuate greatly depending on your typical Smartphone internet activities. Among my family, for example, we have three teenagers, so...

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Technology – Category 8 Cables

Technology – Category 8 Cables

Last week in sunny Florida, BICSI held their annual winter conference. This popular conference attracted several consultants, installers, manufacturers, and vendors alike from all across North America to partake in all the courses, presentations, events, and merriment...

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Technologies in Schools – An Inside Look at Fancom

Technologies in Schools – An Inside Look at Fancom

  Over the years, Fancom has had the opportunity to work in several different environments including firehalls, data centres, aircraft hangars, prisons, office buildings, water plants, and so on. The need for communications technology and infrastructure is a...

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Telecommunications – The Internet as a Basic Utility

Telecommunications – The Internet as a Basic Utility

  The internet used to be considered a specialized service that was enjoyable to have but not necessarily a basic need. In recent years, however, there has been a paradigm shift away from this ideology. Instead of a service, the Federal Communications Commission...

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Technology – Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH)

Technology – Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH)

In 2012, Fancom had the pleasure of working with Gosfield North Communications on a Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) project in Essex County, Ontario which connected over 1000 residential and commercials buildings to the network. For Mono Mills near Caledon, Fancom is working...

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Technology – 3D Printing Data Centres

Technology – 3D Printing Data Centres

      A few months ago at a technology show, Fancom had the opportunity to listen to a presentation given by JB Knowledge, who predicted and commented on certain technologies that we may see in the near future. Among many of these inspiring...

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