B&W Fiberglass News

How Glass Fiber is Revolutionizing Telecom

Posted by Craig Barry on Apr 4, 2018 9:04:00 AM


Glass fiber is the foundation of modern fiber optic technology. Traditionally made from silica, glass optical fibers offer very consistent transmission across a variety of wavelengths and can be used over vast distances. They have changed the face of communications.

How has this relatively recent advancement in materials science revolutionized the telecommunications industry? Let’s take a look at the technology behind today’s connected world.

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Topics: Telecom, Glass Fiber

B&W Fiberglass Industry Spotlight: Communications

Posted by Craig Barry on Feb 26, 2018 9:20:00 AM

The future of the global communications market is bright. The Unified Communications Market is expected to reach nearly $100 billion by 2023, spurred by the rapid adoption of mobile devices and the continued integration of innovative technologies into emerging markets.

The communications industry is nebulous, encompassing everything from VoIP technology to fiber optic cabling to wireless networks. As the world becomes more and more connected, communications infrastructure will expand in scope; fiberglass is a huge piece of that puzzle.

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Topics: Fiberglass, Telecom, Communications