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Fiber optics...Coming soon

The optical fibers network project would be accomplished in October 2012 and shift Lebanon to a more progressed level, said Telecommunications Minister Nicholas Sahnawi

at the Connect IT Simplifying event opened at the General Secretariat of Catholic Schools in Lebanon. After launching  the Third Generation (3G) technology, the Telecommunications Ministry seems adamant on achieving this project.

 

In the past, Telecommunication Ministry announced that Lebanon would start laying fiber-optic cables at a cost of $64 million as of June of 2009 with the aim to boost the capacity of Internet networks, to cover an area of 4,700 kilometers and to be completed by end of 2011.

Optic fiber is a technology that provides high-speed Internet and network connections. A fiber optic cable consists of a bundle of glass threads, each of which is capable of transmitting messages modulated onto light waves has a much greater bandwith than metal cables.

 

This means that they can carry more data. Fiber optics is a particularly popular technology for local-area network. In addition, telephone companies are steadily replacing traditional telephone lines with fiber optic cables.

 

Since the educational sector has become very interested in the latest technologies and inventions, the Connect IT Simplifying week targets the education market with the intention of creating an environment where schools can find everything they need to move education and premises in the next millennium.

 

Experts however, view that all communications will employ fiber optics in the future. In their opinion, these efforts would help enhance Lebanon’s infrastructure of telecommunication networks.

 

 

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