Posts Written OnMarch 2015

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Did you know that approximately 100 fiber optic connectors have been introduced in the worldwide market place, but only a few could survive? LC, SC, Biconic and Deutsch 1000 are the names of those successful connectors. According to The Fiber Optic Association, ‘Deutsch 1000’ was probably the first commercially successful fiber optic cable connector from the late 70s. Evolution of the Connectors’ Design When mentioning the word ‘Cable Connector’, an image of ‘male connectors with a ring or cap (typically a metal one)’ probably comes to mind. It is also known as ferrule design, which is quite useful because it…

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Fiber Optic Patch Cable for Next-Generation Connectivity How can we get ultra-fast internet speeds? According to the publication website ‘Computerworld’; Japanese information and communications technology firm, NTT, is testing 400 Gbps internet speed[1] on a single wavelength. Average internet speed in Japan is now 42.2Mbps and it ranks 3rd in the world as per the ‘Bloomberg Business’ ranking[2]. Hong Kong is leading at 54.1Mbps, followed by South Korea at 48.4Mbps speed. Average internet speed in the USA and Australia is just over 30Mbps. However, the Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka, USA provides 10 gigabit per second internet connectivity speed to its…