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What Is Dark Fiber? Winning the Battle of the Bandwidth [Infographic]
The latest technology to be developed for communication data over long distances is fiber optic cables. These highly advanced cables use beams of light to transfer information as quickly as possible. However, there has been a new development in fiber optics recently. Lit fiber has been the standard for many years, but dark fiber is replacing it.
Fiber optics have been around for decades but have generally maintained a low profile. Now, thanks to the expansion of nationwide networks from global communications companies, the technology is enjoying a moment in the spotlight. But while industry insiders already know the term well, most people are unsure of what fiber optics are or how they work. Let’s take a look at fiber optics and share everything there is to know about this fascinating technology.