Articles tagged "optical fiber cable"

How Many People in the U.S. Have Fiber?

Fiber-optic internet is the newest, fastest internet available—but it isn’t easy to access everywhere in the United States. In fact, connecting to the web via fiber-optics isn’t a possibility for the majority of people in the U.S., and fiber’s spread has been frustratingly slow and cumbersome. Curious to know why fiber hasn’t spread across the […]

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What Is a Fiber-Optic Cable?

Most people have heard of fiber optics but may not understand how they relate to a home Internet arrangement. In simplest terms, fiber-optic cables, like copper or telephone wires, make up networks that allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to deliver Internet connectivity to their customers. But fiber-optic lines aren’t exactly like their copper competitors — […]

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