The FCi Blog

Catch up on the latest news, views and ideas from our team of experts, with information on facility security, wireless networking, telecom and much more.

Who’s (ab)using your guest network?

April 30, 2015 Wireless Harvey Ehrenholz

These days, everyone seems to expect free Wi-Fi but as a facility manager, Amenity Wi-Fi (guest wireless) can be a painful proposition. When you offer guest wireless access, YOU are tech support! (“Hey, I put a wireless card in my Apple Newton… can you help me hook up to the Wi-Fi?”) For those not in […]

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A Look Back at 20 Years of FCi

April 8, 2015 Company News FCi Team

FCi is proud to be celebrating its 20th year of operations in 2015, a reflection on the strength of the organization, the quality of service it provides its customers, and the talented employees who make it run smoothly each and every day. Over the years, the company has evolved into three main segments: the cabling/telecom […]

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How FCi Employees Make a Difference in Their Community

March 19, 2015 Company News Richard McMullen

Canadians are among some of the most giving volunteers on the planet. In fact, 2010 statistics indicate that about half of all Canadians contributed time and skills to a variety of charitable causes and not-for-profit organizations. As an organization, FCi really believes in the value of community partnerships, and the importance of playing an active […]

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Powering the Edge: New Power Over Ethernet Standard is a Game Changer

February 27, 2015 Telecom Gaston Carreau

Converged networking is a concept that has been around since the late 1990s. It originally implied that separate voice and data bit streams could be merged or converged into a single network. The idea was revolutionary, especially for the telephone operating companies that had just undergone deregulation. The technologies supporting this concept meant that service […]

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