Fiber Optic News 2015 February 27

Fiber Optic News updates on 27 February 2015

Vandals cut northern Arizona’s digital umbilical cord

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…

The 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 the 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 poles…

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 the 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 a 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, the housing project in S.H.

… Tech Campus already is 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 firefighter 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 an 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.

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