Fiber optic Friday!!


It’s fiber optic Friday here at Fast Trak and we are pumped!! Here are some fun facts you didn’t know about fiber optics to help you celebrate!

1. Fiber optics have been around since 1870! The actual fiber optic cables started making an appearance in the 1950s.

2. There is no electrical current in fiber optics! Fiber optics use light instead. This method has no heat involved and therefore makes it safer!

3. Fiber optics are fast due to their increased capacity!

4. Fiber optics have multiple uses! Aside from transmitting data, they’re also used for gun sights, spectroscopy, and artificial Christmas trees!

5. Fiber optics are green!

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