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…

Historical Facts in the Development of Optical Fiber

The developments in the optical fiber industry have revolutionized modern communication. It is interesting to look back at those historical events. The first scientifically recorded…

Fiber Optic Adapter

The function of a fiber optic adapter is to provide housing for connectors. Thus a fiber optic adapter connects two connectors in a fiber optic…

Example of Specification for Buffer Tubes in Loosetube Cables

Buffer tubes or loose tubes in loose tube cables shall be able to meet deployment conditions applied in the installation field. Each buffer tube shall…