What is the Cost of Fiber to the Home Broadband Deployment?

One of the strong disadvantages of fiber optic communication was the high development cost. It was especially true in the case of Fiber to the…

What are the Effects of Bending on Optical Fibers and Cables?

While designing an optical fiber cable for any of the applications like duct, underground buried, aerial and Indoor, the cable design engineer needs to consider…

What are the Functions of Indoor Fiber Distribution Hub?

With the focus getting slowly shifted to premise networking in the field of fiber optics, Indoor cable distribution has started getting more attention than ever…

Design Principles of Fiber Optic Aerial Pole Route

Fiber optic aerial pole route mainly consists of aerial fiber optic cables, required number of poles, guys, stranded metallic wires, braced poles, and other necessary…

Definitions of FTTH and FTTB

FTTH Council has issued guidelines on how to define FTTH and other optical fiber based network concepts. There has been more confusion on what terminology…

Classification of Optical Fibers and Categorization by ITU-T

Today we will discuss the most commonly employed optical fiber categories used in telecommunication networks. MMF 62.5/125 and MMF 50/125 or OM1 OM2/OM3 – MMF…

How to optimize FTTH Network to Save the Deployment Cost?

Fiber to the home installation is progressing in different parts of the world. Almost every day we hear news about some new FTTH project. It…

How to Calculate the Weight of FRP and Steel Wire?

Glass FRP and Steel wires are commonly used central strength members in fiber optic cables. Central strength members are the elements in a fiber optic cable that are used to provide the required tensile strength during installation.

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Fiber Optics?

Fiber optics is relatively a new technology but it has a great influence in every walk of our life today. Our life today is so mingled with communication devices that they have become an inevitable part of our personal life, just like another organ in our body. A smartphone especially has become an extended organ of our brain. The communication networks to support such developments were possible with the advancement in fiber optics.