Single-mode vs. Multi-mode Fiber Cabling

Fiber Facts – Single-mode vs. Multi-mode Fiber Copper cabling is still widely used in most data centres, but over the last few years, many data centres have made the switch to optical fiber. Optic fiber is still a relatively new technology and not everyone fully understands the fundamental aspects of optic fiber. In this article,…

Optical Transceiver Future Projections

The Future Looks Bright for Optical Transceivers

The Future Looks Bright for Optical Transceivers Market worth 6.87 Billion USD by 2022 The optical transceiver market is projected to be worth $6.87 billion by 2022, if a new market research report is to be believed. This report, which has the title, “Optical Transceiver Market by Form Factor (SFF, SFP, QSFP, CFP, XFP, and…

Comparing Active and Passive Optical Networks

Comparing Active and Passive Optical Networks FTTH (Fiber to the Home) access networks are widely deployed in homes across many countries. Today, more and more subscribers are using optical fibers rather than copper lines for broadband Internet access. FTTH is the most advanced form of fiber-optic communication which you can avail of in your living…

SFP-10G-SR vs. SFP-10G-LR

SFP-10G-SR vs. SFP-10G-LR – What’s the Difference? To begin with, 10G SFP+ optical transceivers are easily available in the market and are now a mature technology. They are not too expensive. 40G/100G optical modules are commonly used in data centres and enterprises around the world for interconnection. The 10G SFP+ modules have many different standards…