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By C. David Chaffee

ISBN-10: 0306465051

ISBN-13: 9780306465055

ISBN-10: 0306469790

ISBN-13: 9780306469794

A re-working of C.D. Chaffee's formerly released The Rewiring ofAmerica (Academia, 1988), this expert ebook describes the fiber optics revolution. there were many alterations within the fiber optics box because the book's first book. those contain advances in optical networking; the extra bandwidth created by means of the web and linked info prone; liberalization of the worldwide telecommunications undefined; and the rewiring of the world's oceans with fiber optics. Building the worldwide Fiber Optics Superhighway information most of these advancements. C.D. Chaffee writes: `One factor is apparent: as our networks develop into essentially data-driven, they should be outfitted otherwise, in order to deal with information first, but additionally voice. it's a varied method of taking a look at the world.'

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The combined carrier would have annual Internet sales of more than $2 billion—and grow at the rate of 70%. The union of a new fiber optics such as WorldCom, which prides itself on putting in the newest networking, and MCI, which is still trying in some respects to obtain the most from its entrenched fiber base, should be interesting. One thing is certain: Both achieved their current positions by being fiber innovators, and that trend is expected to continue. New national fiber optic carriers have enlivened the marketplace.

5 Gbps and 10 Gbps, anticipating that it would take off, which it eventually did. The SONET rings, which are now a ubiquitous part of the standard, were not included in the original SONET standard, they were developed in 1989. “The North American market led the way in adopting synchronous optical network standards,” says Greg Wortman, who spent years as senior director of marketing at Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. The SDH deployments came about 2 years after SONET, Wortman calculates. ) was the primary motivating force behind the SONET standards in the United States, while the CCITT was the forum through which the SDH standard was developed.

For example when it first went public, Global Crossing reported that the first Atlantic crossing build, AC-1, cost an estimated $750 million, but the carrier had only in the area of $400 million in binding telecommunications contracts. However AC-1 reported that another $175 million in nonbinding business, although that was still considerably short of what the network required to make a buck. Yet that did not deter Global Crossing. The carrier is already talking about building a follow-on trans-Atlantic network, AC-2, and has begun constructing PanAmerican Crossing, the 7000-km cable system connecting California, Mexico, and Panama.

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