Data Centers

Tech Primer: Dark Fiber, Lit Fiber and Wavelengths

To fulfill the growing demand for bandwidth driven by Cloud services, IoT and interconnected infrastructures, dark fiber providers have entered the market and are working to provide massive bandwidth, low latency, and high quality connectivity to the end customer in the form of raw glass: dark fiber.This article explains the basic concepts of fiber optics and the difference between dark fiber, lit fiber and wavelengths. You can learn about the pros and cons of dark fiber versus lit services from carriers.

 

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