Pakistan Pushes for Timely Deployment of Fiber Optic Network in Balochistan

Pakistan’s communication authorities have been pushing for the timely completion of deployment of fiber optic cables in Balochistan Province. 4500 kilometers of fiber optic cables have been laid so far. The members of the sub-committee under the Senate standing committee for IT and Telecommunications, responsible for overseeing the implementation of communication infrastructure in Pakistan told they are happy with the progress of deployment of fiber optic cables in Balochistan province. Pakistan government has laid out extensive plans to connect it’s south-west region in an attempt to connect it effectively with…

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The Truth About OS1 and OS2 Optical Fiber

Several years ago, OS1 fiber optic cable was the only one standard for single-mode fiber with the maximum link length for campus cabling around 10km, but 10km can no longer satisfy people’s increasing needs nowadays. Therefore, OS2 fiber that can support much longer distance than 10km has been widely utilized in telecommunication industry. But there has been some debate and confusion as to the differences between OS1 and OS2 fiber types and what the terminology actually means. Thus, the following article is provided to assist the users in understanding the…

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Paratus Telecoms Connects Homes with Fiber in Namibia

Privately-owned telecommunication operator, Paratus Telecoms has started connecting homes with optical fiber cables in order to deliver broadband services. Paratus has become the first 100% privately-owned pan-African operator to turn on Fiber to the Home (FTTH) in Namibia. The operator has deployed fiber optic cables in Finkenstein estate, East of Windhoek. Subscribers of Paratus will now enjoy benefits of high-speed connectivity. The developers of Finkenstein Manor and Finkenstein Village have partnered with Paratus Telecom to create the first ever Namibian digital village, providing home owners with a gateway to the…

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MTP/MPO Fiber Cable and its Application in 40G Network

As the request for greater bandwidth and higher-density fiber optic connections within data centers continues, these requirements must be met by choosing the right type of connectivity. MPO/MTP fiber cable is specially designed for applications for all networking and device needs like 40G modules. It uses a high-density multi-fiber connector system built around precision molded MT ferrule, which are available in UPC and APC polish. It supports both multimode and single-mode applications, and optional lengths available. There are two main MTP/MPO cables types: MPO/MTP trunk cables and MPO/MTP harnesses cables….

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UK Plans to Invest 1 Billion Pounds to Expand Fiber Optic Networks

UK government has revealed plans to gather required funds for boosting next generation networks in the country that can support increasing bandwidth demands. The bandwidth demands posed by the modern communication devices needs to be addressed and the authorities are convinced that only optical fibers can take up that challenge. Local media reports that the UK government has confirmed the plans to borrow to bolster the country’s digital infrastructure. UK is determined to encourage investment in high-speed fiber broadband networks and 5G technology. The authorities have made plans to spend…

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