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Last weekend, Shute hosted an interactive Facebook discussion regarding fiber optics with about 20 viewers. ... Until Shute's campaign and state of the city address, we hadn't heard a clamor for a new fiber optic utility; the community is already served by two cable companies plus satellite, and they don't ...
The Glen Rose ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to replace and update fiber optics and phone system replacement. The board had purchased a fiber optic network and a “voice over IP (“VoIP”) phone system, according to the agenda. “Both systems have reached the end of their capacity ...

These developments are a direct result of the advent of high-definition fiber-optic sensing (HD-FOS). HD-FOS can use a standard optical fiber as a very sensitive, continuous sensor of strain or temperature. By exploiting the minute effects that strain and temperature have on how light travels through that ...
Rwanda: More Kigali Households Get Fibre Optic Coverage ... "Particularly, for the tech industry that sometimes relies on multiple computing systems, fiber connection is the long-awaited solution to stabilise some services like selling airtime, payment of some utility bills on e-commerce platform," he said.
Some school districts across the state experienced issues with TNReady testing again Thursday after a fiber optic cable that delivers internet from Atlanta to Nashville was severed. "The telecommunications industry has confirmed the main fiber cable between Nashville and Atlanta has been cut," a ...
Ghanaian Minister of Communication Ursula Owusu Ekuful is hopeful that the completion of the last stretch of the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Extension project from Accra to Ho will provide a fibre network for digitisation, reports Ghanaweb. Ekuful said by the end of the first term of this government, it will not ...

Indian operator Bharti Airtel has announced its network rollout plans for FY 2018/19 to further expand its data capabilities and enhance its footprint across the states of Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh. As a part of its network expansion program dubbed 'Project Leap', Airtel plans to deploy more than 9,500 ...
The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) has been arrested on a charge of wire fraud for allegedly tricking investors into pouring money into a fiber-optic network. Elizabeth Pierce is accused of "forg[ing] guaranteed revenue contracts to fraudulently ...
The single-fiber-based image and sensing probe uses an OCT lens fabricated at the distal end of a double-clad fiber. The fiber has a thin layer of ... and accumulation of fat in arteries. The research was published in Optics Letters, a publication of OSA, The Optical Society (doi:10.1364/OL.43.001682).
Clearly, Great Barrington's attributes attracted him to the area, but he made it clear that fiber-optic internet access clinched the deal. Warrior Trading's occupying of the 47 Railroad office space encourages more investment activity, providing more employment for local construction workers and artisans.
Fiber optics, or optical fiber, refers to the medium and the technology associated with the transmission of information as light pulses along a glass or plastic strand or fiber. A fiber optic cable can contain a varying number of these glass fibers -- from a few up to a couple hundred. Surrounding the glass fiber core is another ...
Nigeria's communications service and network solutions company, MainOne, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ogun State government to build 250 kilometres of optic fibre cable in the state. The collaboration will enhance Internet connectivity for service institutions in commercial ...
Nortel, Lucent, Bell Labs and Alcatel were gigantic telecommunications companies that made optical components for the telecommunications market, and we just didn't think we had the wherewithal with our limited resources to compete with those guys. There was virtually no fibre optics in data centres, but ...
DONALDSONVILLE — Some AT&T wireless customers in the Donaldsonville area experienced a service outage Wednesday after a state Department of Transportation contractor cut a fiber optic line on Essen Lane in Baton Rouge, roughly 40 miles away from the Ascension Parish city, authorities said.
(TNS) — SANTA FE, N.M. — Those in charge of a $10.5 million, federally funded project to bring broadband services to parts of northern New Mexico can't account for how almost $1 million was spent or say what happened to 12 miles of fiber optic cable, according to a new state audit. The State Auditor's ...
Saugerties, N.Y. – March 27, 2018 Camplex, a leading US manufacturer of fiber optic cable solutions and accessories, announces the launch of their new interactive web site for configuring fiber optic cables for the broadcast, pro-AV, and pro-audio industries. For easy navigation, products are organized into six categories of ...
Vancouver, Canada based Lite Access Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: LTE) (OTC PINK: LTCCF) says that it has been awarded a rural fiber-optic ... Lite Access provides fiber to the home (FTTH) and related optical access network installation services using its microduct and narrow trenching expertise.

Researchers created a flying microlaser by launching laser light into a hollow-core photonic crystal fiber to optically trap a whispering gallery mode microparticle. ... In The Optical Society (OSA) journal Optics Letters, researchers led by Philip St.J. Russell reported that the flying microlaser can perform ...
The qualitative research study conducted by HTF MI titled “Global Optical Fiber Cable Market Research Report 2018” provides primary Data, surveys, Scope of the Product and vendor briefings. The market dynamic forces have been determined after conducting a detailed study of the Global Optical Fiber ...
Federal and provincial commitments to funding installation of a fibre optic loop along Highway 97 from Prince George to Dawson Creek are being hailed as a major boost to attracting a data centre to this city. Shaw Communications Inc. will received $7.1 million from the provincial government for the work, ...
High cost of leasing fibre optic infrastructure has been blamed for the desire of telecommunications operators to seek ownership of that transmission link, Nigeria Communicationsweek has learnt. Metro or national fibre optic infrastructure is required by telecommunications operators to transmit bandwidth ...
"Our new fiber sensor has a simple structure and is inexpensive to make while being small enough for highly sensitive measurement in narrow areas," said Chao Chen, a member of the research team from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, ...
“Wireless is normally not that reliable,” explains De Jager, “You can have bad weather or extreme cold and then it will be influenced, so the fibre optics basically will provide any services up to 100 mbps and even higher with basically unlimited data.” The federal government announced Thursday that $22.5 ...
Northern Development Initiative Trust is administrating the project in an effort to achieve more accessibility to higher speed internet. The project, however, will do more than just improve internet speed. “Rural connectivity that not only improves healthcare and education delivery in small, rural, and remote ...
OFC covers the entire supply chain and provides a marketplace for new products ranging from optical components and devices to systems, test equipment, software and specialty fiber. Here optics.org reviews a sample from this week's event. Nokia says it is “pushing optical network capacity to theoretical ...
March 14, 2018 – Eight years ago today, we hosted the 95959google Rally March Party in Nevada City. We did want to get Google's attention, but really we wanted to see if our community might get excited about having a gigabit 100% fiber optic internet connection brought to homes and businesses.
Several members of the Morgan County Fair Board are looking to move into the 21st century by the addition of a fiber optic line. During their meeting Tuesday night, board members discussed installing a fiber optic line to every structure at the fairgrounds. The proposal is for the fair to purchase the materials, ...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- AT&T announced it is now offering a fiber-optic network offering connections of up to one giga-bit per second in Grand Rapids and surrounding communities. The upgrade, announced 11 months ago, was completed recently, making Grand Rapids one of 70 metro areas nationwide ...
Pine Belt Telephone is beginning a $19 million project to completely upgrade all its telephone lines in Arlington, Dixons Mills, Sweet Water and Nanafalia exchange areas with fiber optics. “We're very excited about this project” stated John Nettles, President and CEO of Pine BeltCommunications. “This will ...
In the journal Optical Materials Express, the researchers show that their sensor design is nine times more sensitive than other tapered fiber refractive index sensors. They also demonstrate that the device's measurements are not affected by temperature changes, which helps ensure accurate analysis.
It demonstrates all of the different technology that could be part of your home once the Internet in Okotoks is upgraded to Telus PureFibre, fibre optic internet. There were tons of amazing features such as looking inside your fridge from your smartphone so that you can check what's in your fridge when you're ...
For that deal to move forward, the Justice Department required CenturyLink to sell off some Level 3 assets, including that company's metro fiber optic networks in Albuquerque, in Boise, Idaho, and in Tucson, Ariz. Unite Private Networks, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., won purchase rights for the Level ...
Telia Carrier and Coriant completed a live field trial of technology optimised for real-time optical performance awareness and dynamic provisioning of fibre optic capacity. The companies said the trial is an industry first. Conducted in December on a live fibre route in Telia Carrier's backbone network ...
“The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) has proof that the issues stem from the digging by TTConnect for fibre optic cables.” Haggard said several meetings have been held between herself, members of the public and the Departments of Roads, Energy and Water to find a way forward. “We asked ...
Over the past four years, Telecom Egypt has been working on replacing copper wires in all Egyptian governorates with fiber optic wires. As of June 2017, the company had replaced 40 percent of the wires. It aims to extend fibre optic cables in new cities, including the New Administrative Capital.
SAN DIEGO—Infinera has introduced ICE5, a 2.4 Tbps optical engine, marking the latest addition to the company's family of Infinite Capacity Engines. Targeting internet content providers (ICPs), scaling connections between data centers and communications service providers (CSPs), planning fiber-deep ...
MINER, MO (KFVS) -. People who live in rural parts of southeast Missouri have limited options for accessing the internet, and some have none at all. But a SEMO Electric Cooperative is helping solve the problem by building a fiber optic cable network called GoSEMO Fiber. The $40 million, five-phase ...
The company provides access to high-quality broadband at a reasonable price using fiber optics, Finney said. It has about 100 customers and wants to double or triple that number within the year. Finney said AirCell also is planning to construct another tower in Malta or Shabbona. One hundred megabytes ...
Wave Broadband employees Ron Meyers, of Santa Maria, foreground, and Ron Christ, of Salinas, splice fiber cable inside a trailer on Lakeview Road. The new fiber-optic project with the city of Santa Maria is planned to bring high-speed gigabit internet service and free Wi-Fi to downtown, and attract new ...
To showcase its vision of the future with fibre optic technology, TELUS has bought its Future Home to the Okotoks Recreation centre parking lot this week. The home features facial recognition entry systems, an intelligent kitchen with smart appliances like an interactive conduction stovetop and countertops ...
In the late 1990s, as The Star was starting to publish online as an experiment, access to the internet was not essential. Things have changed. Today, the world is online. New and innovative ways of accomplishing old tasks more efficiently often also lead to other improvements, better insights, more services ...
CAIRO, March 6 (Xinhua) -- The first Egyptian-Chinese fiber optic cable factory was inaugurated in northeastern Cairo Governorate on Tuesday. Located in the industrial Badr city, the factory was managed by HitekNofal Hengtong Optix, the first Egyptian-Chinese joint venture specialized in manufacturing ...
San Antonio continues to undergo a renaissance in fiber optic infrastructure as another company is laying hundreds of miles of cable across the city's Far West Side and linking it to networks in Austin and other major Texas markets. A flurry of right of way permits for Boulder, Colorado-based Zayo Group ...
Monticello Council consider utilities futures, from fiber optics to sewers ... With Monticello getting more requests to put fiber optic lines in the city's rights of way, city officials need to discuss the matter, Streets Superintendent Frank Arthur ... “We've had numerous laterals hit by the fiber companies,” he said.
The fibre optic link, a means of improving Internet service reliability in the Yukon, will be a multi-year project, Silver said. The 2018-19 territorial budget tabled last Thursday allocates $11.8 million for the fibre link, and $11.1 million in recoveries from third parties and Canada. According to Silver, the Yukon ...
The auction would avoid the trickier task of privatizing one of the units, while still giving Brazil's major telecoms players a rare chance to expand their fiber network through an acquisition, according to the report. Among the companies reportedly interested in assets owned by Cemig Telecom, whose fiber ...
The volume of data traffic traversing the world's optical fibre networks is growing by more than 40 percent per year as data-hungry services like streaming audio and video become ever more popular. So that future networks have the capacity to cope with this ever-swelling traffic, and also handle emerging ...
Right across Africa, municipalities and national governments are looking to transform major urban areas into smart cities. They envision cities where connected sensors and devices—such as smart traffic lights, CCTV cameras, drones and sensors—drive transport systems, emergency services, utilities like ...
“In 1966, Charles K. Kao made a discovery that led to a breakthrough in fibre optics. He carefully calculated how to transmit light over long distances via optical glass fibres. With a fibre of purest glass, it would be possible to transmit light signals over 100 kilometres, compared to only 20 meters for the fibres ...
The Aurora City Council has unanimously approved a $75,000 grant from the downtown tax increment financing district to extend the city's fiber optic network to a number of downtown properties. But approval came after ... OnLight Aurora now has more than 82 miles of fiber optics in the city. Originally, the ...


 

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