In this edition of the SVC Podcast, SVC Contributing Editor Bennett Liles continues his discussion with Jim Hayes of the Fiber Optic Association about the FOAâ€™s activities and certification programs for fiber optic technicians. Hayes talks about the effect of cloud computing on the demand for fiber optic networks. He also explores OTDRs used for testing fiber optic lines and he outlines the pitfalls of using counterfeit cable.
Links of interest:
- FOA Lecture 30 â€“ The Fiber Optic LAN
- Single Mode vs. Multi Mode Fiber
- Fiber Optic Termination video
- The Dangers of Counterfeit Cabling