Tag: fiber-optic cables

Hardware, Technology

Shortage of fiber optic cables could spell disaster for technology firms

July 25, 2022

Via: TechRadar

An acute shortage of fiber optic cabling is set to create significant bottlenecks across critical communications infrastructure projects worldwide. Analysis from market intelligence firm Cru Group shows the price of fiber has risen 70% over the last 18 months or […]


The noise in fiber could be used to increase data capacity

March 13, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Increasing the capacity of fiber-optic cables might one day be possible through the exploitation of a part of the signal commonly thought of as substandard. That imperfect element in a carrier, called “noise” is usually something one tries to avoid—it […]