INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Cabling
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allowed the costly and time-consuming step
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patch cables and installation cables were
For the connectivity of its retail stores, the
mall has utilised the very latest Cat. 7 S/
FTP cables with Cat. 6A outlets, while the
CCTV connectivity is built on high-grade
Cat. 6 cabling. This copper cabling network
connects to a high-speed FO backbone that
utilises OM3 fibre cabling.
Located in the heart of Beirut, ABC Verdun
is a prime urban retail and entertainment
destination. The mall is spread across around
1.5 million square feet, with more than
140,000 square feet of gross leasable area
(GLA) across six levels.
The project hosts over 200 stores including
a wide selection of international must-have
brands, as well as movie theatres, around
30 restaurants and coffee shops and several
new concept stores.
This prioritisation of convenience for its
customers prompted the IT team to shortlist
R&M as the cabling vendor because of its
reputation for quality and service.
Moreover, R&M offered a 25-year system
warranty on the cabling infrastructure, thereby
ensuring it will be reliable and future-proofed.
As a result, key systems now efficiently run
on the high-speed cable network enabling
everything from in-store payments to mall
security and even systems that optimise its
1,700 car parking spaces.
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