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What is fiber optic technology?

Wade Anderson - Jun 15, 2022 8:15:00 PM

Fiber optic technology has improved dramatically in order to keep up with skyrocketing data demands and Internet usage, leading to a modern digital age where information travels at nearly the speed of light. In this brief article, we want to help demystify how this happens, at least on a surface level, and highlight a few helpful resources where you can learn more about the technology and what career paths exist in the fiber optics space.

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OSPInsight: Your fiber management software

Wade Anderson - May 19, 2022 5:00:00 PM

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 base, you need a platform to help you manage your fiber optic network and outperform your competitors. 

You need OSPInsight. 

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Introducing the Support+ Package

Wade Anderson - Mar 15, 2022 10:00:00 PM

Managing a System of Record (SoR) for your fiber network presents significant business advantages to your organization. The advantages do come with unique challenges because each organization has data processes and setups that may be unique. Data imports, integration with other systems, and hosting solutions are among the many possible variables for OSPInsight customers to consider when they are setting up their SoR, and it can be difficult to know what the best solution is.

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What Opportunities or Threats do internet service providers face in 2022

Wade Anderson - Jan 31, 2022 3:48:10 PM

From high-resolution graphics to virtual reality platforms, internet consumers are invested heavily in high-tech, immersive media. According to data, bandwidth consumption is skyrocketing as the internet takes charge of multiple aspects. Internet providers need to understand that broadband demands will only increase as time progresses.

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Introducing the Network Readiness Assessment

Wade Anderson - Sep 13, 2021 3:30:00 PM

I’ve written recently about the Network Operator Maturity Model and the importance of fighting against fiber record entropy to achieve network operational excellence. Network operators find value in the implied action steps and goals the maturity model presents. Today, I’d like to introduce a tool for Network Operators to understand their position in the maturity model called the Network Readiness Assessment.

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OSPInsight Reports Add-On

Wade Anderson - Sep 8, 2021 1:04:00 PM

At IQGeo, we continue to expand the capabilities of our OSPInsight software platform to help you improve the efficiency and productivity of your network operations. I’m excited to introduce you to the latest platform enhancement that we call the “Reports Add-On".

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Introducing the Basic User License

Wade Anderson - Sep 8, 2021 1:04:00 PM

We are excited to announce a new user license type called the Basic User. For more than 25 years we’ve sold two primary user license types: the Viewer and the Editor. The Basic User becomes the third end-user license type.

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The basics of public funding for fiber networks

Wade Anderson - Aug 19, 2021 1:45:00 PM

Developing a fiber network is an expensive undertaking. Between purchasing materials and components, hiring labor, installing circuits, and marketing to potential customers, costs can add up quickly.

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5 key things to look for in a software System of Record

Wade Anderson - Jul 14, 2021 4:01:00 PM

Not all fiber network System of Record (SoR) software is created equal. In fact, very few are designed to meet the unique challenges of managing fiber networks today. I’ve covered some of the major challenges our customers and the industry face in my recent blog posts, and it’s interesting to explore the strategic role an optimized SoR plays in turning these operational challenges into business opportunities.

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Introducing the Bill of Materials Add-On

Wade Anderson - Jun 10, 2021 11:15:00 AM

At IQGeo, we understand how important it is for fiber network designers using OSPInsight to quickly plan new builds. With the demand for fiber connections and network expansion only increasing, designers are busier than ever when it comes to planning the most efficient way to deliver services to new subscribers.

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