fiber-optic fiber-optic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to fiber optics

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Steered toward its target by an operator who sees through a gossamer fiber-optic thread that spins out from behind as the missile flies, the weapon's 6-lb.
  2. The analysts promptly urged investors to buy heavily in Global, a worldwide network of fiber-optic cable.
  3. In a procedure called a colonoscopy, a gastroenterologist uses a light-tipped fiber-optic instrument to examine the entire length of the large intestine.

News

  1. Sacramento, California Ethernet Internet Services and Fiber Optic Networks Are Now Expanding and Being Facilitated by ...

    SolveForce is extending its Sacramento County, CA Metro Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, T1 Internet, T3 Lines, VoIP, SIP Trunking, and Cloud Computing services throughout all surrounding cities. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/sacramento-ethernet-voip/fiber-optic-networks-ca/prweb10839209.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Statewide broadband projects fiber costs escalate

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia is spending nearly three times more than it expected for every mile of fiber-optic cable being built as part of a statewide high-speed Internet expansion project funded by the federal stimulus, according to a r...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  3. Cut fiber-optic cable limits phone service in Stillwater, Sweet Grass counties

    Some Triangle Communications customers in central Montana are reportedly without phone service after a fiber-optic cable was cut Wednesday.  
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Billings Gazette

Quotes

  • "This transaction is part of our multiyear effort to transform our growth profile and asset base to focus on wireless, FiOS fiber-optic services and other broadband development, and global IP," said Ivan Seidenberg, chief executive officer of...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Ivan Seidenberg Source: CNET News

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