Fiber Optic Tools

  • Using Your T1 Connection For Voice Transmission
    T1 connections are basically high speed data and voice connections. When you subscribe for a T1 connection the service provider lays optic fiber cables at your premises and you get a dedicated connection to the server of the internet service provider. A conventional telephone line converts the voice of the speaker into analog signals which are transported through copper wires and get reconverted into sound at the receiver's end. This has been the only mode of voice communication through the yea Read More...
  • Verizon FiOS TV Has Landed
    If you live in New Jersey, Verizon's FiOS TV is now available to approximately 250,000 households in parts of 106 communities in Bergen, Camden, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties. FiOS TV fiber optic technology will soon be expanded to hundreds of thousands of additional households in more than 100 additional communities. Under the state's new streamlined video franchise law, Verizon has announced plans to offer FiOS TV over its all-fiber network in more than 300 Read More...
  • Network Media
    Network media is what is used to connect Point A to Point B. Most people think of media as cables, but air is also media for wireless devices. I will explain several different types of media - Coaxial cable, Unshielded Twisted Pair cable, fiber optic cable, and wireless media (air). Coaxial Cable Coaxial cable, also known as "coax", utilizes one wire. There is a copper wire in the middle of the cable that is used for data transmission. Around it, there is an insulator that prevents the copper Read More...
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