Tag: Fiber Optics

How Fiber Optic Cables Are Repaired

A spool of fiber optic cable

There are many benefits that come with fiber optics, and sometimes things happen that can cause your fiber optics to need to be repaired. Whether it is that the cables get pulled too tightly or they just become damaged, fiber optics are fragile. Though the fragility of fiber optics is an important factor, it should… Read more »

Copper Vs. Fiber Optics

When it comes to copper cable and fiber optic internet, you may be unsure of which to go with, if given the option. Or perhaps you’re looking into upgrading to fiber optics, but are unsure of the benefits or the difference. There is a lot of information on the internet, and some of it isn’t… Read more »

The Importance of Fiber Optics in Schools

While many schools still have traditional internet, many switch to fiber optic internet. The technical difference between fiber optic internet and classic copper wire is that fiber optic connection is carried by a cable filled with thin plastic or glass fibers. This design allows information to travel faster, as there is no metal that would… Read more »

The Power of Fiber Optics During the Pandemic

Fiber optic backbone systems have been tested since the beginning of the pandemic, and have more than stood up to that test. A recent study looking at the performance of broadband networks during the pandemic found that although networks have taken an increased amount of traffic, wireless download speeds have doubled, and overall internet performance… Read more »

The Future of Fiber Optics

Fiber optic cabling has continued to see a steady increase in popularity over the last few years and shows no signs of slowing down. It is an extremely popular option due to its telecommunication and data capabilities and is a reliable choice for high-speed internet for families and businesses alike.   In this blog, we… Read more »

4 Facts About Fiber Optics

Fiber optics—it’s fast, reliable, and one of the best ways to support your internet connection. Every picture you download and every Facebook post you upload is dependent upon this series of cables. But do you know much about it? Here we go through some quick facts about what fiber optics is, how it works, and… Read more »

What Are Fiber Optic Cables?

You’ve probably come across the term before, but what exactly do people mean when they rave and rant about fiber optic cables? And why should you bother installing them? Here we lay out the facts about fiber optics, and how they can help you in the digital age. What they are and how they work… Read more »