Industry Analysts Have High Hopes for Google Fiber in 2016

Back in 2011, Google made waves in the telecom industry when it first introduced its fiber optic internet service in Kansas City. Since then, the company has expanded its Google Fiber service into a few other relatively small test markets such as Austin, Texas and Provo, Utah. In spite of its ambitious mission, mainstream internet… Read more »

Fiber Optics Is Changing the Medical Industry

In this blog, especially of late, we’ve been focusing on the bigger picture side of things – like how fiber optics will help with space travel and how Google is revolutionizing the way we communicate in this country and abroad. As we said, the bigger picture, but fiber optics doesn’t necessarily mean communication between you… Read more »

Using Fiber Optics to Communicate in Outer Space

Whew…much of what we talk about this blog seems to be the stuff of sci-fi poetry. Underwater cables spider webbing the world, bringing together our various voices and helping us to communicate. Additionally, a lot of what we talk about seems to be the stuff of sci-fi espionage or cosmic noir. All up and down… Read more »

A Career in the Fiber Optics Industry

If you follow our blog at all, you’re well aware that we are experiencing a fiber optics revolution in this country. It’s certainly an exciting time to be a fiber optic technician! Every day it seems a new city in the country is reconfiguring their communication bones, changing the way its citizens send and receive… Read more »

Criminals Attacking Fiber Optic Cables UPDATE

In an earlier post, we talked about the criminals or fiber optic terrorists who are slicing through cables that transmit data and information between providers in California. That was a few months ago and guess what? The FBI and local authorities still haven’t figured out who’s behind it. Could it be young anarchists hoping to… Read more »

The Transition from Old Copper Lines to High-Speed Fiber Optics

Looks like Washington DC is starting to take notice regarding the fiber optics and the way it’s changing how we communicate…it’s about time, because fiber optics will soon be crisscrossing the entire nation, providing the country a different system of telecom bones. By transitioning from old copper lines to high-speed fiber optics, we will be… Read more »

Fiber Optics Helping with Pregnancy Tests

In an earlier post, we discussed the virtue of “going optic” and how America should be rewired, so to speak, with fiber optics – and while we focused primarily on Internet speeds, we would do you a grave disservice if we didn’t talk about all the other exciting developments going on in the world of… Read more »