fiber optics

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fiber optics

, fiberoptics
The transmission of light through flexible glass or plastic fibers by reflections from the side walls of the fibers. This permits transmission of visual images around sharp curves and corners. Devices that use fiberoptic materials are useful in endoscopic examinations.
See also: optics
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Another unexpected but welcome fallout has been an increase in the take rate for data services, which Beyer attributes to FTTP. In early 2004, Federated had data penetration rates of about 15% in its fiber network, compared to only 7% in its copper-served areas.
Verizon's FTTP Build From One Contractor's Perspective
While well-suited to FTTP work, the McL-10H can be used for many other applications.
Dubbed "Project Lightspeed", deployment will include both FTTP and FTTN (fiber to the node) technologies, according to a SBC press release.
BT's Openreach division recently announced plans to trial a brownfield rollout of FTTP broadband in an area of Milton Keynes, with deployment to be completed by March 2010 to 20,000 homes and businesses.
How many contractors are involved now and how many will be needed as Verizon FTTP expands?
NTS added that its ongoing fibre build out, when completed, is expected to reach 19 new communities, bringing its total FTTP passings to more than 53,000.
Communications solutions and services provider BT announced on Friday that it has held successful trials of 'FTTP on demand' in St Agnes, Cornwall.
TriQuint is an RF front-end product manufacturer and foundry services provider, while TriAccess is a provider of Cable TV (CATV) and Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) integrated circuits for the amplification of high-quality multimedia content.
Regional Bell operating companies (Verizon, SBC and BellSouth) say they will begin deploying fiber-to the-premises (FTTP) technology this year.