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Fiber Matters

Fiber Matters

In today’s world of global telecommunications, optical fiber is the core of connectivity, providing the medium through which networks instantaneously transmit voice, data, and video along a strand of glass that is stronger than steel yet thinner than a human hair.

Corning® SMF-28® Contour Fibers – The Shape of Things to Come

Corning's SMF-28 Contour fiber portfolio is a platform for density combining greater bend resilience, better compatibility, and low outer diameter to originate, accelerate, and innovate the connections that make us who we are.

Corning Celebrates 50 Years of Optical Fiber Innovation

Fifty years ago, a single strand of glass and a bright spot of light set the world on an epic path of continuous innovation. The invention of low-loss optical fiber has allowed us to share data, video, and conversations with family, friends, and coworkers across the globe.

Corning’s Manufacturing Advantage

Watch this video to learn more about Corning’s proprietary manufacturing process to see how we make our industry-leading, high-quality, and innovative optical fiber.

At The Speed of Light

We invented the first low-loss optical fiber and started a telecommunication revolution; we will continue to lead the industry in developing the next generation of technology for the communications networks of today and tomorrow.

SMF-28 Ultra Optical Fiber: Low Loss and Better Bend in One Fiber

Choosing the right optical fiber for your needs is not simple. Customers often feel they must compromise to get exceptional bend resilience, legacy network compatibility, and low loss.

Our SMF-28 Ultra optical fiber allows you to have it all in one fiber.

Fiber 101

A short tutorial detailing the basics of optical fiber, its composition, and its capabilities.

How to Unpack, Transport, and Store Corning Optical Fiber

The combination of shipping spools, spool covers, and plastic shipping totes or corrugated boxes protects the fiber during shipping and handling.

Tutorials and Videos