TITLE

Can a network's fiber go the distance?

AUTHOR(S)
Podzimek, Cheri
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Lightwave;Oct2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with determining the maximum distance to transmit over a given fiber link in telecommunication networks. Criteria for determining distance; Why almost every company with right-of-way has been burying single-mode-fiber cable; Reason for the interest of metropolitan area network operators in excess dark fiber.
ACCESSION #
3687891

 

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