Posts Categorized: Fiber Optic Testing

Other Fiber Optics Benefits

Connecting the World

There is no quicker way to transmit data through the Internet than to connect your computer to a network using fiber optics cable technologies. The bursts of light sending data through this networking equipment offers rates of connectivity never before seen in the world of information technology, a benefit that we’re quick to point out… Read more »

Undersea Fiber Connecting the World

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Two Companies, Seaborn Networks and Alcatel Lucent, have decided to take international communication to a whole new level, with a fiber optic cable that will run right under the Atlantic ocean between the United States and Brazil. The cable, being called Seabras-1, will be the first fiber ever to reach through the ocean between the… Read more »

Pacific Fiber Optic Cable

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One of the world’s most massive Internet projects is about to be undertaken by Google, perhaps the world’s most innovative company involved in Internet-based services and products. Here at Connected Fiber, we find it encouraging that this project, which will connect cities on other side of the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean, will primarily… Read more »

AT&T Giving Charlotte More Fiber

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Once again we see another city in America getting the fiber optic treatment, at the assistance of a major internet providing company as well. Interestingly enough, we see it in a City that has already seen some talks from Google about providing Google Fiber in the area. Although Google has yet to fully decide if… Read more »

Fiber Optics for All!

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Some say that fast internet is crucial to economic growth. Well – that’s how we feel at Connected Fiber. British businesses, for instance, think improvements to their broadband networks are just as important as improvements to transport links, as per this article back from 2010. That importance has only increased over the years, with many… Read more »

What is ESnet?

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When it comes to the internet, speed sells. Most, if not all, people want to search the web at lightning fast speeds. They want to shop at Amazon and experience no muck-ups. They want to stream movies and not have any freezes. They want to pay bills and not have the bank website take forever… Read more »

Fiber Optics Infrastructures in America

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All across America, communities of all sizes are putting themselves on the technological map by supporting fiber optics infrastructures. It’s hard to overstate just how fast an entire town or city can connect to the Internet when data travels at the speed of light. We always love sharing stories about new fiber optics installation projects… Read more »

The Benefits of Fiber Optics

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We’ve written quite a bit about fiber optic trends and advances, but what exactly are fiber optics and what makes them so much more efficient than traditional (generally copper) wiring? Fiber optics are less expensive. Miles of fiber optic wiring are far less expensive to produce and install than copper wiring. They are thinner and… Read more »

A Cost-Effective 100 GbE Optical Interface?

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As the length of cable runs in major data centers only continues to grow, the standard for fiber optics needs to grow with it. Network technologists are now in the process of producing a cost-effective 100 GbE optical interface that uses less power and provides greater range than any of the fiber optic technology we’ve… Read more »

The NFL and Fiber Optics

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The ability to quickly send data that can be viewed and analyzed by important officials is useful in many applications, as we’ve discussed here on the Connected Fiber blog. Data moves at the speed of light in fiber optics systems, providing some of the highest speeds imaginable. In recent months, many high-profile organizations have been… Read more »