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Tribal Broadband Bootcamp


Tribal Broadband Bootcamp

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Fiber Optic Project 101

Why Fiber Optic Networks are Preferred •Virtually unlimited speed, limited only by the equipment you place on the ends of the fiber •Can carry signals for long distances –Undersea fiber […]

Fiber Optic Testing Tools

•The visual fault locator is required and they are cheap.  It is tone and trace for fiber. •The light source and power meter aren’t required, but are useful as it […]

Fiber splicing

Fiber Optic Splicing •Fiber optic cable is spliced one optical fiber at a time •Recommended technique is to fusion splice fiber –Fusion splicing melts two ends of bare optical fibers […]

Fiber Optic Association Reference Guide

This is the FOA's Guide To Fiber Optics & Premises Cabling. It includes almost a thousand pages of materials created by the FOA covering the basics to advanced topics on […]

A complete guide to fiber optic internet

This resources form OTELCO provides an overview of fiber optics, DSL, cable, and fixed wireless networks. It also provides information on the benefits of broadband, construction methods, and finance and […]

2022 Tribal Broadband Bootcamp (Session 4 - Fiber)

This session take an in-depth look at fiber networks. Supporting resource:

Configuring Fiber

For information on Configuring IP over Fiber Channel, click here. For Free Online Self-Study Courses from the  Fiber Optic Association click here.