Two Major Prerequisites for Effective Communication

There are two major  prerequisites in order to have a successful communication, let it be between two living things or between two machines. Understandability is…

Testing Optical Loss or Attenuation of Optical Fibers by OTDR

The fiber optic test method for measuring the attenuation or optical loss of an deployed optical fiber using an OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) is…

Environment Operating Requirements of Fiber Optic Closures

Fiber optic closures are used to protect optical fibers in a network. Fiber optic closures are integral part of the network that can be installed…

Typical Requirements for a Fiber Optic Closure

Fiber optic closures that are called as joint closures are used to connect and store optical fibers of two cables safely either in the outside…

Difference Between Matched Clad and Depressed Clad Fibers

Single mode fibers used for telecommunication networks are designed carry optical signals for long distance with low transmission loss. One of the prime design criteria…

Use of Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer in Fiber Optics

Fiber optic network deployment staff and optical fiber and cable production/testing personnel are end users of Optical Time-Domain Reflectomtery in the fiber optic industry. The…

Handholes for Fiber Optic Network Installation

As the name indicates, handholes are holes constructed under the ground to access telecom cables/components by inserting our hands. Handholes are necessary for a fiber…

Fiber Distribution Point Terminal

Fiber Distribution Point Terminals are points where the Fiber Distribution Point Closure, the associated organizer and optical components are assembled and installed. Distribution cable used…

Fiber Optic Distribution Point Closures

The fiber distribution points or fiber optic terminals are points where the fiber optic cable gets terminated before the network gives its way to another…

First Fiber Optic Cable for Wide Area Network by Rediffusion

People in the Hastings, East Sussex were witnessing a landmark event in the history of fiber optics when they spotted the installation staff drawing fiber…