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Repairing Severed Cables

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We’ve spoken about the proliferation of fiber optic networks for municipal internet connections myriad times on the Connected Fiber blog. However, as great as these networks are for communities, there are times where fiber optic repairs and maintenance are necessary.   (As a quick reminder to our readers, when you have a fiber optics maintenance issue… Read more »

The Process of Splicing Fiber Optic Cables

Splicing Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic splicing is a process that allows a professional to take two fiber optic cables and bring them together. When this process is done properly, the new cable can transmit data as quickly and efficiently as a regular fiber optic cable can. There are two methods of fiber optic splicing called mechanical splicing and… Read more »

Are There Optical Fibers That Can Feel?

Optical Fibers That Can Feel

By now, you’re probably well aware of just how amazing fiber optic cables are. They’re capable of transmitting data at an incredibly fast rate of speed through the use of light and don’t need to rely on electricity to work. It’s why more and more cities and towns are turning to fiber optic cables when… Read more »

How Internet Speed is Impacting the Reputation of Residential and Commercial Properties

Internet Speeds

If you moved into a residential or commercial property a decade ago and it didn’t feature access to high internet speeds, you probably weren’t all that bent out of shape about it. Back then, the average person didn’t need to have high internet speeds to survive. But in this day and age, almost everyone expects… Read more »

An Interesting Look at How a Small Town is Using Fiber Optics to Stimulate Their Economy

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Small towns and cities across the country are always looking for innovative new ways to attract businesses to their communities. Some offer cheap land to those companies looking for a place to set up shop, while others offer tax breaks and incentives to businesses. The goal is to encourage growth and development by stimulating the… Read more »

Fun Facts About Underground Optical Cables

Underground Optical Cables

Did you know that there heaps of underground optical cables out there that are being used to transmit innumerable of data on a daily basis? There are even a bunch of optical cables that run across the world’s various oceans connecting countries to the World Wide Web. There are a lot of interesting facts about… Read more »

Things You May Not Know About Fiber Optics

Fiber Optics

At this point, most people are at least vaguely familiar with fiber optics and what they have to offer to the world. Fiber optic cables are used in so many different applications these days. However, even if you have fiber optic cables installed in your home, there are many things you might not know about… Read more »

Fiber Optics and Endoscopy Procedures

Endoscopy Procedures and Fiber Optics

You probably know many telecommunication companies use fiber optics to provide their customers with cable and internet service today. However, did you also know that there are many people in the medical field who rely on fiber optics, too? Specifically, those who perform endoscopies have found fiber optics to be incredibly useful. Endoscopies are non-surgical… Read more »