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What Is The Route Schematic Tool?

Nov 30 , 2018
Recently, OSPInsight rolled out the Route Schematic tool which helps fiber network managers visualize key characteristics about their existing cable routes. Although all of the information contained in route schematics are available through other reporting tools, there is no cleaner way to see and share how fibers are being utilized.
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Saving a Fiber Optic Cable Before it Breaks

Nov 27 , 2018
There are myriad of stories where fiber optic cables are broken and resources are marshalled to find the location of the break and fix the fiber.  In the United States over a 9 month period monitoring a Google Alerts feed there were over 120 reported fiber optic cable breaks. Since most breaks never get reported it can be assumed that this is only...
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How Does OSPInsight Find Faults?

Nov 19 , 2018
Breaks in fiber cables can be extremely disruptive, which is why quick attention and efficient restoration are so important. When a fault causes service to go down, you need to be able to identify both the suspect cable and the exact location of the physical break in order to remedy the situation. Without the proper tools and resources, this is...
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Why Do You Need A Taper Report?

Nov 16 , 2018
One of the most widely used reports in fiber network management is the taper report which provides a detailed view of the utilization of individual fibers within a specific cable.
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OSPInsight's Most Important Features

Nov 14 , 2018
When it comes to managing your fiber optic networks, OSPInsight offers one of the most user-friendly and intuitive solutions in the industry. Although feature rich, OSPInsight’s software is easy to learn and aligns perfectly with the real-world processes of building fiber networks. In this article, we’re going to highlight a couple key features...
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What Is OSPInsight?

Nov 12 , 2018
Twenty years ago, the only way to document fiber optic networks was by putting pencil to paper. But In 1996, OSPInsight championed an industry-wide shift that transformed an antiquated process into a software driven database.
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Why Do you Need A Fiber Capacity Report?

Nov 5 , 2018
What Is A Fiber Network Capacity Report? One of the most valuable tools for fiber optic network developers is the fiber capacity report. As the name suggests, a capacity report provides a real-time view of how much open capacity exists across the cables within a fiber network, all of the way down to the individual strand.
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Trends in Fiber Networks

Oct 29 , 2018
Over the past five decades, fiber optic technology has improved tremendously, transforming the telecommunications industry and the broader global digital landscape. Today, fiber networks span entire countries and oceans, carrying data over vast distances at near-light speed. In this article, we take a brief look at the history of fiber networks...
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What is Fiber Optic Technology

Oct 23 , 2018
With how much we hear about “The Cloud,” it’s easy to forget that so much of the information we consume actually travels underground through thousands of miles of tubes that have been installed over decades.
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OSPInsight: Your Fiber Management Tool

Oct 17 , 2018
There are over 300 million internet users in America. Every single one of them wants high-speed, reliable, and secure access to the web. Keeping up with this demand means laying down hundreds of miles of new cable, an expensive endeavor riddled with regulatory oversight and challenging logistics. In a competitive field with a demanding customer...
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