Fiber Optic Termination Overview

It’s known that fiber optic termination methods vary based on the types of fiber optic cable being terminated, the style of connectors or splices used and the termination process appropriate for that connector. Generally speaking, fiber optic cable can be terminated in two ways—connectors that mate two fibers to create a temporary joint and/or connect the fiber to network equipment,…

Learning Five Ways to Test Fiber Optic Cables

In this technological world filled by fiber optic systems everywhere, one won’t fail to enjoy the benefits brought by fiber optics in daily life. In a whole fiber optic system, the most essential part should be the fiber optic cable. This cable is made up of incredibly thin strands of glass or plastic capped with the same (eg. ST ST…

Fiber Optic Patch Cord Knowledge

In the old days of grind-and-polish technology used in fiber optic communications, fiber patch cord installation seemed to be a difficult and hard-to get business which required a skillful specialist. But owing to the progress made in fiber optic terminations and technologies, fiber patch cables have seen extremely heavy use in telecommunications and wide area networks, since they feature high…

Fiber Light Loss: What Causes it & How to Fix it?

As one of the most effective approaches today for reliable and long-distance communications, fiber optic cable has attracted network designers’ notice while they take on cabling installation and upgrade projects. Undoubtedly, compared with copper, fiber optic cable delivers more bandwidth, and allows for more reliable data transmission over longer distance, say 10km distance is possible in GbE applications when used…

Three Factors That May Destroy Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic cable, which has become the essential component of nearly all modern computer and communications systems nowadays, has been deployed all over the world. Where there is a city, there are thousands of fiber optic cables connecting people to the networking systems. Without them, it’s hard get the information in real time. But there is a problem that once…

Jaguar to Expand Fiber Optic Network in Mankato

Mankato’s high speed, fiber optic network will get a major boost, while also bringing a new competitor to the city’s private-sector broadband market under an agreement between the city, Blue Earth County and Owatonna-based Jaguar Communications. Jaguar Communications, Inc. was founded in 1999 by a group of seven forward-minded people with the intent to provide advanced telecommunications services to a six-county area…