PLDT Reveals Expansion of Networks in Mindanao

Philippine’s national telecom operator, PLDT Inc. revealed its plan to invest in three ICT projects in Mindanao province that essentially involves expansion of fiber optic networks to increase capacity. The planned expansion will enable the operator to offer better services to it’s business and residential subscribers in the area. All three projects will link Davao city with the rest of the country for better connectivity. The three ICT projects constitute PLDT’s fourth cable landing station, seventh state-of-the-art Innovations Laboratory (Innolab); and eighth data center. Davao City is a highly urbanized…

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Why Should We Keep Fiber Optic Connectors Clean?

Fiber optic technicians are aware that dirty connections can cause attenuation, but they may not realize that it can also cause bit errors or slowdown of the network. Therefore, keeping the fiber optic connector endfaces clean is one of the most overlooked aspects of fiber optic maintenance and troubleshooting. Today’s article will describe the detailed information about how dirty fiber optic connector can cause slowdown of the network. Brief Overview of Fiber Optic Connectors A fiber optic connector is urgently needed to the industry owing to the lower loss, lower…

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