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TECH TALK: WHAT IS DARK FIBER?

TECH TALK: WHAT IS DARK FIBER?

What is Dark Fiber? Dark fiber is optical fiber that is not currently active. Another name for dark fiber is ‘unlit fiber’. Why? Because fiber-optic cable transmits information in the form of light pulses. So a ‘dark’ or ‘unlit’ fiber refers to one which light pulses are not actively being transmitted.

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Spring has Sprung! Welcoming Our Newest Team Members

Spring has Sprung! Welcoming Our Newest Team Members

Spring has finally sprung! And just like in nature – the new season brings new life – our team too is growing. This Spring our team is welcoming two new members to our family. Please help me in welcoming Todd and Kyle to Valicom! Both Todd and Kyle will be working as Telecom Analysts, assisting our Project Managers in setting up Clearview, gathering and auditing telecom invoices.

Wi-fi Assist and Other Data Busting Disasters

Wi-fi Assist and Other Data Busting Disasters

This week is all about mobility. Today we’ll be covering cost control and wireless features that can blow your wireless costs through the roof.

Mobile data is such a delicate dance, trying hard to stay within the confines of 3GB or 10 GB per month. And then accidentally downloading that app, or watching a movie preview while not on wi-fi. Agh! We have such powerful tools that fit in the palm of our hand, but the dangers of going over always lurk…using too much data and enjoying the power of internet from anywhere.