Fiber Optic News 2015 February 27

Vandals cut northern Arizona’s digital umbilical chord

Phoenix police said CenturyLink employees found that the fiber-optic cable in far north Phoenix had been completely cut through. The cable, which …

Fiber optic Internet cables not heavily protected

The information from a cell phone call is collected by cell towers and concentrated from low speed to high speed fiber optic carriers at various points…

Company proposes fiber optic installation in River Edge

Cross River Fiber is requesting a right of way agreement to install fiber optic cable to existing telephone poles and conduits that run through municipal …

Lewiston port eyes fiber-optic network

More high-speed Internet should be available in North Lewiston by the end of this year. Lewiston port commissioners approved an agreement …

FCC’s decision on net neutrality raises question for Maine utilities

For his company, which built the statewide Three Ring Binder fiber-optic cable network, that adds up to about $500,000 per year for about 31,000 pole …

City’s fiber network underutilized

LAURINBURG — First installed nearly 20 years ago as a way to better monitor well sites and pump stations, the city of Laurinburg’s fiber optic network …

Broadband battle: FCC, Legislature square off over EPB bid to expand Gig territory

Municipal utilities like EPB in Chattanooga want to widen their broadband footprint by extending their fiber-optic service outside of their current service…

Senate panel OKs broadband bill, but not Branstad’s

The measures are similar, though Sodders said his legislation focuses more heavily on building a fiber-optic network instead of other available…

Bill changing telecom regulatory structure emerges

“Everybody wants 100/100 synchronous, and that’s not going to be until the day we have fiber,” he said referring to high-speed fiber optic cable. Rep.

A Field Guide to the Internet Infrastructure That Hides in Plain Sight

Level 3 Communications Manhole Cover – According to the guide, this Tier 1 fiber optic network "has a direct connection to every other network online …

Top-precision optical atomic clock starts ticking

An atomic standard, one of the main elements of the optical atomic clock, now … The network consists of telecommunications fiber-optic cables and…

City to get free Wi-Fi in public areas under new broadband plan

Under the 20-year agreement, MAW will be paid about $500,000 to install fiber-optic cable and transmitters throughout the city. The company will get a…

Net neutrality will apply to cell networks. Here’s the best case for why it shouldn’t.

Building a new wired broadband network requires digging up thousands of streets to lay fiber optic cables. A new wireless network requires a…

Mobile Industry’s 5G Revolution Heralds the Rise of the Machines

That’s faster than most fiber-optic connections and means a movie could be downloaded in less than a second. When carriers upgraded to 4G from …

Mayor announces new Lakewood initiatives during State of the City address

"We’re looking at about an $800,000 public/private fiber optic network," Summers explained. "It will run through our city and connect our schools, when …

AT&T Inc. GigaPower Service To Be Introduced At Prairie Village And Fairway

The company, previously known as SureWest and Everest, has had fiber optic cables reaching out to approximately 20% of the households in the area…

Investors planning high-tech campus, housing project in S.H.

… Tech Campus, already are zoned for housing and commercial use and has complete infrastructure such as water, sewer and fiber optic line space at …

DuPont (DD), MCR Safety Launch New Kevlar Glove

Kevlar can be used in everything from fire fighter and industrial protective clothing to vehicles, fiber optic cables, mining belts, commercial aircraft and …

Cable and Connectors Keep Evolving

Canare manufactures both the connectors and the cable for its Hybrid Fiber- Optic Camera Cable, according to Joe Castellano, who handles outside …

Fiber Optics Backhaul Completion

Provide implementation of a single mode fiber optic cabling, interconnecting multiple city owned locations. The selected vendor will plan and …

Converge begins laying out Luzon fiber-optic cable network

ANGELES CITY–Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (Converge) began laying out its Luzon fiber-optic cable network on Monday. Converge President and …

Lithuania Europe’s No. 1 in fiber-optic internet penetration

For the 6th year in a row, Lithuania retained its leading position in Europe in terms of fiber-optic (FTTH) Internet network penetration.

Author: Fiber

Chief Editor of Fiber Optic Mania Magazine

What you think? Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.