Posts Categorized: Fiber Optic Testing

Why Fiber Optic Testing is Important

Fiber Optic Testing

There are several methods you can utilize to conduct fiber optic testing. You can use visible light source testing, power meter and light source testing, and optical time domain reflectometer testing to get the job done. Nevertheless, no matter which approach you take to fiber optic testing, it’s important that you do it for many… Read more »

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 »

Fiber Optic Important to Future Economy

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With every passing year and decade, new industries become more prominent while others shrink. Fortunately, we’re here to tell you that the fiber optic industry is just getting started. In fact, if we’re to have a healthy economy in the future it’s going to be highly dependent on the success and spread of fiber optic… 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 »

Undersea Fiber Optic Cables

Most of the posts we’ve done on this blog have focused on the development of fiber optic technology and its implementation in communities all over the U.S.A. This is definitely an exciting time for communication in not only this country, but also the world at large. It’s funny thinking of how far communication has come… 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 »