Electronic communications through cable and the internet are now the main way people stay connected, and this includes their friends and family as well as using it to get their news and access social platforms. Televisions and computers are now part of a global network of cable connections and Wi-Fi spots that keep them in contact, so they have become an important part of modern living. One of the first services people subscribe to when they move is their local communications or cable service, and they do this because many of their devices will not function otherwise.
Linemen are the skilled craftsmen who connect homes and businesses into the ever expanding cable network that is encompassing the world, and their craft has become a high demand career for many. A physical connection is a necessity for those who want the fastest access, and linemen are the craftsmen who do the physical work of providing it. Their skills, generally practiced up in the air, are to connect into their company’s cable network and make hookups inside the building.
The skills of linemen are relatively simple in many cases, but some homes and businesses do require more skills and knowledge than average. The majority of homes have a dynamic internet connection, but some homes and most businesses have more data needs. They require static connections that call for special lines that carry more information faster, and it might even be a large enough job order for several craftsmen to complete the work.
Staying connected today means being part of the electronic world of cyber space, and linemen have become an integral part of that connection. When service is interrupted, they are there to fix it. Moving into a new home or office is an opportunity to meet and be greeted by the craftsman who works for the local internet and communications service provider.