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DCO Distribution, Inc. is a stocking distributor of communications products and equipment used in voice, data, and security installations.

Focused on customer satisfaction, DCO Distribution offers a full line of products and services to fulfill our customers’ communications cabling needs.

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Labor Day Cookout and Customer Appreciation Day!

Come join us for hot dogs and hamburgers as we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Are Modular Plug Terminations Damaging Your Patch Panels?

A modular plug that has been improperly terminated can cause significant damage … Continue reading

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Communications Ratings – Acronyms in Cable

There are a myriad of terms used in describing communications cables, i.e. … Continue reading

DCO Distribution – A Cut Above

A Cut Above!

We at DCO Distribution operate under a code of values that have … Continue reading

Thinner Cat 6A fiber from Superior Essex

Thinner Cat 6A fiber from Superior Essex

In order to meet the ever-growing demand for smaller diameter cables, Superior … Continue reading

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Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cable: Gel Free or Gel Filled

The majority of loose tube fiber optic cables are available in a … Continue reading


Getting to Know the CCCA

We’ve posted before about the dangers of counterfeit or non-compliant cable, but … Continue reading

4th of July Cookout

4th of July Cookout and Customer Appreciation Day!

Come join us for hot dogs and hamburgers as we celebrate the … Continue reading

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Power Protection – It’s Not Just for Business!

If you’ve been watching the news recently, you know that severe weather … Continue reading

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Comtran Announces Category 6A Unshielded CMR Cables

Comtran’s Category 6A offering has recently been expanded to include Cat 6A … Continue reading

Open System Architecture

Open System Architecture – Why we’re all for it!

When talking about network infrastructure, the term “open system architecture” refers to … Continue reading

Spring Showers

Spring Power Problems

Over the past few months, much of the country’s mid-section has been … Continue reading

DYMO Heat Shrink

DYMO Rhino Heat Shrink Tubing

When you need an easy, cost-effective way to give your customers professional … Continue reading

All About the BASE

Belden’s Paul Kish Tells Us Why “It’s All About the BASE”

In a recent blog post, Belden’s Paul Kish recounts the history of … Continue reading


IEEE 802.3bm Amendment now available for Enhanced Operation Over Fiber

Officially titled IEEE Standard for Ethernet Amendment: Physical Layer Specifications and Managment Parameters … Continue reading

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Ready to become more involved?

BICSI Board Nominations are now open! BICSI, a world-wide association for cabling … Continue reading

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6 Key Considerations When Choosing Category 6A Cable

In last week’s post, we covered the uses for Category 6A cable, … Continue reading

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Category 6A Cable: The Future is NOW!

Cat 6A UTP garnered a lot of attention when it first came … Continue reading


DCO Distribution Acquires SBCS Group, Strengthens Presence in Security

DCO Distribution is pleased to announce the acquisition of SBCS Group as … Continue reading


New Training Videos from Ideal

DCO Distribution would like to congratulate IDEAL Networks on the release of … Continue reading


The Down and Dirty and PON’s

What exactly is a “PON” anyway? PON is an acronym (our industry … Continue reading

Dymo Tapes

Special Promotion from DCO Distribution and DYMO!

DYMO Tapes for Tools Promo Underway! Looking for a new label printer?  … Continue reading

Better Buildings Challenge Expanded to Include Data Centers

The use of energy by data centers has continued on its trajectory … Continue reading


Build a Career with BICSI

What exactly is BICSI? An acronym for Building Industry Consulting Service International, … Continue reading

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New Cat 6/28AWG Patch Cable

Less is more with Comtran’s new Category 6, 28 AWG Patch Cable! … Continue reading

Hitachi Outdoor Cat 6

Hitachi Cable America Inc., Presents New Category 6A Outdoor Cable

Need to support Cat 6A applications in a wet environment?  This robust … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Woes: How to stay Protected

Typically when we think of power problems related to Mother Nature, the first images … Continue reading

Winter is Coming 2

Winter is Coming!

The 2015 BICSI Winter Conference is coming next month . . . … Continue reading

Harsh Environment 3

Join Us for a Free Webinar on Fiber Optic Solutions for Harsh Environments

This one-hour webinar, conducted by Corning Marketing Specialist Jeanna Deese, focuses on … Continue reading

DYMO 5200 Printer

Dymo Printer Trade-In Extended

We’re happy to say this popular promotion from last year is continuing! Got … Continue reading

Power over Ethernet

Power over Ethernet – Are you ready?

If you haven’t had any experience with Power over Ethernet yet, don’t … Continue reading

Happy New Year

The Year in Review

It’s hard to believe, but another year has flown right by us!  … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from DCO Distribution

We wish everyone peace, prosperity, health and great happiness this joyous holiday … Continue reading


Belden to Acquire Tripwire

Belden, Inc., a global provider of  high-quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions, announced … Continue reading

Data Center

Summary of Data Center Cabling Standards

Now available for download from CommScope is a “short and sweet,” one-page … Continue reading


Happy Thanksgiving from DCO Distribution!

We have a lot to be thankful for at DCO Distribution: 1. … Continue reading

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New Cat 6A Patch Cord Testing Standards Published

An addendum to the ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 standard was recently published by the Telecommunications … Continue reading


DCO Distribution and Superior Essex

“LEED”ing by example! What is LEED?  It’s an acronym, of course! Our … Continue reading


2015 Electrical Standards & Products Guide Released by NEMA

The National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association (NEMA) has released the 2015 edition of its Electrical … Continue reading


New Ideal Tester – Part 2 – The VDV II Series

Last week’s post discussed the features and benefits of Ideal Industries’ newly … Continue reading

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New Ideal Tester – Part 1 – The SignalTek CT

Network testing is more complex now than ever.  The foundation of any … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Cable – What you need to know!

Cheap cable is no bargain!  Cable that is significantly lower priced than … Continue reading

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Top 9 In-Demand Telecom Related Skills

Ever wonder how “in demand” you really are?  A recent survey from … Continue reading

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TIA to host Data Center Workshop

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) announced it’s next Data Center Workshop will … Continue reading

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Leviton Introduces New Color-Code Standard

In the most recent edition of Leviton’s “Crosstalk” newsletter, the company reminds … Continue reading

Close up of AFL/Duraline Air blown fiber

DCO Distribution Partners with AFL/Dura-Line

AFL and Dura-Line have joined forces; and together with DCO Distribution, we … Continue reading