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Advantages and disadvantages of optical fiber

Due to its characteristics, optical fiber is getting more and more popular in telecommunications. Find out what is optical fiber and its advantages and disadvantages.  What Is Optical Fiber? Optical fiber is the medium associated with the transmission of information … Read More

Top 3 questions about Fiber

Why use light for telecommunications?   Why transmit data using light instead of, for example, electric pulses? Simple: light is really fast. The speed of light in a vacuum is some 300,000 kilometers per second, and just one-third slower, or about 200,000 … Read More

All about fiber network

What is FFTx? FTTx fiber stands for Fiber to the X, a generic term used for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber to provide all or part of the local loop. It can be to the clients’ house (FTTH) or … Read More

Fiber optical Christmas tree

Fiber optical Christmas trees are the new trend of artificial Christmas trees. With no need of additional lights, these trees provide an economical way to have a tree that is different from all that you have seen. They are made of branches of… Read More

Multimode Fiber (MMF)

There are two types of modes used on fiber network: single mode fiber (SMF) and multi-mode (MMF). The major difference between them is related to bandwidth and speed of transmission. The Multi-mode cable is considered a “domestic” fiber cable… Read More

Single Mode Fiber (SMF)

In fiber optic communications, a single mode optical fiber (SMF) is an optical fiber designed to carry light only directly to the fiber, as you can see in the image, it’s called the transverse mode. This mode defines how the wave is distributed in… Read More

Fiber optic pigtail

Fiber optic pigtail is a type of cable that in one end, terminates with a connector and at the other end, terminates with loose wires. The connector side is linked to the equipment while the other side is melted with… Read More


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