Fiber to Your Home


Fiber to the Home

  In 2012 Google Fiber launched in Kansas City creating a Fiber to the Home (FTTh) network unlike anything consumers had seen before. The service offered increased bandwidth and high speeds (for uploads and downloads) for each resident – with entertainment driving the need for reliable internet. The success generated from Google Fiber shows FTTh Read More

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Mapping the Future with GIS


  We track our money, packages, exercise – the list goes on. So why not track municipality projects to plan for the future? Currently, consumers use platforms such as Google Maps to identify where traffic is clear, slow-moving or heavy. Icons may indicate an accident, or road work, usually without details of the situation. But Read More

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OSP Design for Building the Internet


  It may seem counter-intuitive, but the “cloud” is actually located on the ocean floor. These thick cables are cheaper and faster than satellites, carrying data at the speed of light. Allowing for faster internet speeds and increased connectivity to previously under-served locations. As the demand for bandwidth has increased, companies such as Amazon, Apple, Read More

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5 Ways 5G Will Change Your Life


  Historically, there have been three industrial revolutions each transforming innovation and technology. Currently, we are in the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution – the cyber revolution. Which combines the physical and digital world ignited by the implementation of 5G. The hype surrounding 5G has been dominating the telecommunications industry and will continue to Read More