fiber-optic transmission system

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Noun1.fiber-optic transmission system - a communication system using fiber optic cables
communication equipment, communication system - facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
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the first commercial single-mode fiber-optic transmission system in the western world was commercially inaugurated last fall by ITT Telecom Network Systems and Continental Tel of New York.
Technologies available include Microwave Radio, Fiber-Optic Transmission Systems, Spread Spectrum Digital Radio, Fractional T1 radio/SCADA, Digital and Analog Multiplexing, Universal Wiring, Digital Switching/L2-L3 Routing, as well as Voice, Data and Video Compression/Converge IP Platforms.
Wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) fiber-optic transmission systems that can carry 100 Gbps per wavelength are expected to go into volume commercial deployment around 2012.

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