Belden Receives Six Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance Magazine


St. Louis, Missouri – Oct. 2, 2019 –Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, announced today that it has been recognized six times for being among the best in the industry by the 2019 Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards program.

Recognition includes:

  • Platinum Award for Digital Electricity™ Cables
  • Gold Award for REVConnect® FlexPlugs
  • Gold Award for the Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park project
  • Silver Award for the 10GX REVConnect Wall-Mount Cross Connect
  • Silver Award for the DCX System
  • Silver Award for the REVConnect Connectivity System

The Cabling Installation & Maintenance 2019 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognizes the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems within the structured cabling industry. Platinum, Gold and Silver Honorees were honored at BICSI’s 2019 Fall Conference on Oct. 1, 2019.


“On behalf of the Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards, I would like to congratulate Belden on its Platinum-, Gold- and Silver-level honoree status this year,” says Cabling Installation & Maintenance Chief Editor Patrick McLaughlin. “This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most original and innovative products in the industry.”


A winner in the Cabling Media category, Belden’s Digital Electricity Cables transmit up to 20 times more power or 20 times more distance than PoE: up to 2,000W or up to 2 km reach in indoor and outdoor applications. The cable’s electrical characteristics are specifically designed to safely carry Digital Electricity.


A winner in the Connection & Cross Connection Devices categoryBelden’s plenum-rated REVConnect FlexPlugs support high-performance, direct connections to IoT devices while addressing typical concerns associated with traditional field-terminated plugs.


A winner in the Applications and Case Studies category, Belden provided fiber and copper cabling and connectivity – as well as 4K UHD Media Cable – to support the Atlanta Braves’ goal of offering the best wireless experience in any North American venue in its new SunTrust Park.


A winner in the Connection & Cross Connection Devices category, the 10GX REVConnect Wall-Mount Cross Connect lets end-users take advantage of free real estate inside the telecommunications room – the walls – to install passive connectivity and reduce the number of racks needed. The system is one of the only Category 6A wall-mount cross connects available.


A winner in the Distribution and Routing Equipment categoryBelden’s soon to be launched DCX System provides a high-density, high-fiber-count management system for large optical distribution frames. It provides cable interconnections to integrate fiber splicing, fiber termination, fiber optic adapters and connectors and cable connections in a single unit to support the increasing use of fiber.


Lastly, a winner in the Cabling Media categoryBelden’s REVConnect Connectivity System is a game-changing connectivity system that supports quick and easy terminations across many applications. The entire system utilizes a single termination method featuring a universal “core” for all Category 5e, 6 and 6A RJ45 connections. One termination method is used for each component in the system: couplers, plugs, patch panels, etc.


“Being recognized for every product we submitted this year is an absolute honor,” says Dwayne Crawford, vice president of global product line management at Belden. “Our solutions are always focused on innovation, providing value to installers and end-users and meeting the needs of our customers. We’re thrilled that Cabling Installation & Maintenance has recognized these efforts.”


Only Belden’s innovative enterprise connectivity solutions take a universal approach to customers’ enterprises, resolving signal transmission needs by enabling the latest technologies, and with IP- and legacy-based solutions that allow for a smooth migration to convergence. Belden’s extensive portfolio spans LAN, data centers, building automation and security and access control to keep information running smoothly. Outstanding global service and support capabilities and application-specific warranty programs complete Belden’s unique offering.