Four Fiber Facts

Optical fiber is an ultra-thin, extremely flexible thread of glass that enables us to transmit information at high speeds across the room or across the world. Corning invented the first commercially viable low-loss optical fiber in 1970, and this glass technology has continued to improve in order to meet the growing bandwidth demands of today’s always-on world. But why does glass optical fiber matter for today’s telecommunications networks? Here are four facts that answer this question.

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Categories: Fiber, FOTC, SCN

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