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High Fiber Count Cable Miniaturization using SMF-28® Ultra 200 Fiber  
Corning® SMF-28® Ultra 200 fiber is a low loss, bend insensitive ITU-T Recommendation G.652.D and G.657.A1 single-mode fiber with a reduced outer coating diameter. It is designed for use in high-fiber count micro cable for FTTx and access network applications that can be further miniaturized by taking advantage of the smaller 200 micron coating diameter.

Optical Access Solution Based On WDM-PON and Low-Loss Fiber 
In the access part of the optical network service data rates will continue to increase. In order to maximize revenues and to shorten pay-back times for advanced access infrastructure projects, next generation access networks will need to serve several market segments.

The Super Connected World: Optical Fiber Advances and Next Gen Backbone, Mobile Backhaul, and Access Networks 
As the ways we communicate and are connected with one another continue to evolve at pace, we are all becoming used to living in a super-connected world. This article explores the latest innovations in optical fiber technology that provide the telecommunications  industry with high-capacity, technology-robust and low-latency solutions for backbone, metro and access networks, while also reducing costs to ensure carrier profitability.

Smart Optical Fibre Infrastructure Advanced Low-Loss Single-Mode ITU-T G.652.D Compliant Optical Fibre: An Innovation for the Foundation of the Outside Plant of Next Generation Broadband Networks 
Optical fibre is the foundation of any optical network and so it is essential that the fibre deployed has the performance and capability required to overcome the challenges inherent to each scenario. This paper explores optical fibres offering an improved OSNR through a low attenuation coefficient together with a very low PMD, providing a cost-effective solution to transport very high data rates (40 Gb/s, 100 Gb/s).

Next Generation Optical Fibre: Making Your Broadband Network Go Further 
With the inventive pace of communications technology these days, it is realistic to foresee a world where even the most humble of appliances in our homes and at work, like fridges and desktops, are fully connected and enabled as video and voice interactive devices. It is easy to see that such a world would require an unimaginable amount of bandwidth. The millions of hits that this video has had indicate a real world interest in a future that is so technology and telecoms enabled, and thus offers an explanation for, and a justification for supporting, the incessantly increasing consumer demand for bandwidth in telecoms networks of today.

An Overview of Fiber to the Home and Home Developers 
Abstract: With the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth by increasingly Internet-savvy customers, today’s broadband networks are straining to keep up. Event today’s most basic consumer bandwidth uses are guzzling more bandwidth than most current-generation broadband networks can provide. It has become obvious that a long-term network solution requires optical fiber, due to its nearly unlimited bandwidth to ensure the deliver of multiple services.

Deployment Considerations for FTTH in Multiple Dwelling Units  
Abstract: Densely populated urban areas are being targeted for the next roll-out of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) deployments. Early investigations by operators into the feasibility of deploying optical cable into MDUs have unveiled new constraints regarding installation techniques and deployments that must be taken into consideration.