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- Telcos Saving Serious Money by Upgrading to FTTH, Survey Finds. // Broadband Monthly Newsletter;Apr2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p10
The article reports on the study which stresses the 20 percent increase in the annual savings of small and medium-sized telephone companies that have upgraded their networks to all-fiber in the U.S. The survey was commissioned by nonprofit organization Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas....
- IN THE LINE OF FIBRE. Fadaghi, Foad // BRW;9/28/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p44
The article discusses why even small companies in Australia should start to use fiber optic technology. Because business networks are now sharing large volume of data, companies can use fiber optic technology to transmit data at higher transmission rate. Developments in fiber optics such as wave...
- NBASE-T FOR THE HOME. SWINBURNE, RICHARD // Custom PC;Feb2016, Issue 149, p10
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- CenturyLink claims lead in residential gigabit broadband coverage, aims to pass 700,000 home by end of '15. // FttX;Oct2015, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p14
The article reports on the claim of CenturyLink Inc., a provider of consumer, business and wholesale telecom and data hosting services, that it has one of the largest fiber-enabled gigabit networks in the U.S. The company states that it now offers gigabit Internet service to residential and...
- Filling the business Ethernet fiber gap. Cochran, Rosemary M. // Lightwave;Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p30
The article focuses on the deployment of fiber route-miles throughout the U.S. in filling the business Ethernet fiber gap. The bulk of installed fiber is intended for infrastructure that ensures high-capacity transport across carrier backbone networks . Optical fiber is considered as the...
- Managing fibre within the access network. Vandenbroeck, Jan; Montalti, Francesco // Telecommunications - International Edition;Feb98, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p64
Discusses the development of a complete fibre management system for the protection of optical fiber. Fiber movement in macro- or micro-bending; Avoidance of inadvertent fiber flexing; Approaches in access to networks; Criteria for a total fiber management.
- The golden age of optical fiber amplifiers. Desurvire, Emmanuel // Physics Today;Jan94, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the developments in relation to advances in rare-earth-doped fiber amplifiers and nonlinear pulse propagation in optical fibers. Optical amplification principle; Amplifier applications in a communication system; Historical development of fiber amplifier technology; Explanation of...
- Power for the last fiber mile. Sloane, Thomas H.; Gutierrez, Kurt // Telephony;12/08/97, Vol. 233 Issue 23, pPTN16
Focuses on the effect of powering issues on the cost and performance comparisons of various optical fiber loop architectures. Includes enabling of a dramatic increase in throughput over the same physical data path; Reduction of the number of easements through the use of collocated power nodes;...
- The right and long way to terminate fiber. Robinson, Matthew; Dye, David // America's Network;9/1/94, Vol. 98 Issue 17, p40
Discusses the fundamentals of terminating optical fiber cables. Sheath retention; Anti-buckling components; Cable pull-out strength; Ways of terminating an optical fiber cable.