How to Choose the Right Fiber Optic Cable?


Fiber optic cable is a very thin glass strand through which a pulse of light is transmitted. Nowadays, fiber optic cable is a desirable cable medium due to its immunity to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI). It can transport optical signals for significant distances, whether in local area, wide area, or in metropolitan area. This article will tell some information about fiber optic cable and aim at providing a guideline on choosing the right fiber optic cable.


Ookla to showcase 10 Gigabit capable Speedtest at MWC

 NEW DELHI: Ookla, the company behind Speedtest will be showcasing 10 Gigabit Gbps capable speed measuring feature to its Speedtest applications at World Congress (MWC) 2019, the company said in an official release on Wednesday.

The new feature would allow enterprises and individuals to measure speeds of their internetconnection up to 10 Gbps as networks around the world continue to develop.

“As India paves the way for innovative technologies to drive transformation and gears up for 5G, it becomes important for larger businesses and organizations to share and receive high volumes of data at phenomenal 10Gbps data speeds,” the company said in a statement.

Ookla had recently ranked Bharti Airtel as the fastest network during Q3-Q4, 2018 in India with 4G LTE speed of 11.23 Mbps, followed by Vodafone with 9.13 Mbps speed and Reliance Jio and Idea Cellular at third and fourth position respectively. 


China conducts world's 1st remote surgery using 5G


Beijing: The first remote surgery on a human using 5G technology was successfully conducted in China.  

The surgery, a collaboration between tech companies Huawei and China Mobile, and the Chinese PLA General Hospital, was conducted on Saturday, the Global Times reported.   

According to the paper, Surgeon Ling Zhipei conducted the surgery, although he was physically in South China's Hainan Province.   

"He implanted a neuro-stimulator, or 'brain pacemaker' into a patient with Parkinson's disease at the Chinese PLA General Hospital in Beijing by operating medical equipment through transmitted images supported by 5G technologies. The procedure lasted three hours," the paper reported.