Severed Fiber Optic Lines

Repairing Severed Cables

We’ve done a lot of cheering about the spread of fiber optics networks for municipal Internet connections here on the Connected Fiber blog. We want to remind our readers that, when you have a fiber optics maintenance issue or any length of cable that needs fixing or replacing, we can quickly return your connection to… Read more »

Fiber Optic Cable

The Advantages Gained By Applications Using Fiber Optics

For a long time, the world ran on copper wires. Remember landline telephones? They were essentially strung together with copper wire. Along came fiber optics and everything changed. Copper phone wire had limited bandwidth. Fiber optics offered 1,000 times as much bandwidth over distances 100 times further. Fiber optics were able to pack a lot… Read more »

Fiber Optic Systems in the Arctic

Fiber Optics Makes it Way to the Arctic

Connected Fiber’s home base is North Carolina, where summers are hot, the grass is green most of the year, and people are generally quite content. Contrast that with parts of Alaska, where the land can be quite cold and barren. People have to be tough and resilient to call certain parts of Alaska home. While… Read more »

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Fiber Optics Acronym Guide

Do you know what the ORL on your fiber optic network is? Does your Internet provider offer FTTH? Because of its technical nature, the fiber optics industry has its fair share of acronyms and pieces of jargon. Some of these acronyms – LED, for example – might already be familiar to you. Others are a… Read more »

Pipeline Industry using Fiber Optics

How Fiber Optics Could Change the Pipeline Industry

As you probably know, fiber optic cables are being used for all sorts of different things these days. The cables are primarily used to transmit data used for internet systems and cable television networks, but more and more companies are finding new ways to use them. Most recently, Enbridge Inc. and TransCanada Corp., which are… Read more »

Fiber Optic Cable Testing

What Can Affect the Longevity of Your Fiber Optic Network?

More and more people are starting to see all of the benefits that come along with installing fiber optic networks. As a result, many home and business owners are turning to fiber optics for all of their connectivity needs. They are using fiber optic network to connect TVs, computers, and many other electronics. However, there… Read more »

Fiber Optic Networks in our Lives

How Do We Use Optical Fiber?

Fiber optic cables, which contain very thin strands of glass that are used to transmit information through light, have become more and more common over the last 10 years. You might not even realize it, but the cables are used for a variety of things. Check out at some of the ways fiber optic cables… Read more »

How Fiber Optic Networks Work

Things That Could Affect the Longevity of Your Fiber Optic Network

More and more people are starting to see all of the benefits that come along with installing fiber optic networks. As a result, many home and business owners are turning to fiber optics for all of their connectivity needs. They are using fiber optic network to connect TVs, computers, and many other electronics. However, there… Read more »

Guide to Fiber Optics for Beginner's

A Beginner’s Guide to Fiber Optics

Fiber optics is a term that has become common in the telecommunications and networking industries. As this technology has become more standard, it has revolutionized data transmission. Are you wondering what all the excitement is surrounding fiber optics? Here’s a beginner’s guide to fiber optics. An Introduction to Fiber Optics Fiber optic cable is a… Read more »

How Fiber Optic Networks Work

How Fiber Optic Networks Work

Most people have heard about fiber optic cables and networks. You might even have them delivering data to your home every single day. Nevertheless, do you know how those cables and networks work and why they are trusted by so many people and companies? Chances are, you don’t. However, the truth is that the concept… Read more »