fibre-optic fibre-optic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to fiber optics

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Today, data centres offer clients a menu of services ranging from fibre-optic connections and IT expertise to CCTV surveillance and firewall protection, Endersby said.

News

  1. GCHQ 'secretly tapping' Internet traffic

    The government's electronic eavesdropping agency has gained secret access to fibre-optic cables carrying global Internet traffic and telephone calls, rogue US intelligence technician Ed Snowden has told The Guardian.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. British spy agency taps cables, shares with U.S. NSA - Guardian

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's spy agency GCHQ has tapped fibre-optic cables that carry international phone and internet traffic and is sharing vast quantities of personal information with the U.S. National Security Agency, the Guardian newspaper said on Friday. The paper, which has in recent weeks been publishing details of top-secret surveillance programs exposed by former NSA contractor Edward ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We have a proposal which will cost up to $4.7 billion in joint partnership with the private sector to lay out fibre-optic-to-the-node for 98 per cent of the country," Mr Rudd told reporters. "The difference is the government proposes a...
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Goldstuck added: "In the coming year operators will begin to leverage the combination of new undersea cable capacity and new fibre-optic networks to supply corporate clients and resellers with bigger, faster and more flexible capacity. Almost every...
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Arthur Goldstuck Source: The Guardian

  3. "The Technocity here and the Smart City at Kochi are global standard initiatives with most modern state-of-the-art infrastructure. The telecom density in the state is double the national average with electronic exchanges and fibre-optic cables...
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: VS Achuthanandan Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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