Multimedia network for new University building in Basel

Switzerland

The new campus of the renowned Academy of Art and Design at the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) is currently being constructed on the Dreispitz site in Basel. Datwyler is supplying the universal communications cabling system for the new campus tower block. Among its features making it possible to transmit up to 10 gigabits per second are type CU 7702 Category 7A cables and type MS-C6A 1/8 Cat.6A (IEC) RJ45 modules for the horizontal cabling as well as a fibre optic backbone cabling.

Datwyler Data Centre Solution OM4 multimode and OS2 single-mode cables and components were installed on the floors, in parallel to the copper network, for the FO connection of cutting-edge audio/video technology. For the new communications network Datwyler also supplied various patch panels and racks made to the customer’s requirements as well as safety cables and distributors with extended circuit integrity in the event of fire.