optical fiber

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Synonyms for optical fiber

a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light

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Under the 20-year deal, Star One has secured unrestrained rights of use for two fibres from Carrier1's existing fibre-optic network covering 17 German cities.
The fibre-optic network provided to Star One will cover Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden, Leipzig, Nuremberg, Munich, Stuttgart, Mannheim, Frankfurt, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Essen, Dortmund, and Bremen with extensions into Bielefeld, Hanover and Magdeburg.
Jan Peeters, President and Chief Executive Officer of fONOROLA, said: "The business developments we announced today are a significant advance toward our objective of building a seamless, high-capacity fibre-optic network spanning all of North America, and of establishing a major presence in a communications market ten times larger than the Canadian market alone.
fONOROLA, a leading North American facilities-based communications carrier, currently owns or has agreed to acquire over 23,000 kilometres of fibre-optic network in Canada and the United States.