Standard terminology for a dark fiber path?
larrysheldon at cox.net
Thu Feb 25 06:02:35 UTC 2016
On 2/24/2016 14:55, Fletcher Kittredge wrote:
> What is the standard terminology for strands of dark fiber spliced together
> to form a continuous path between points A and Z?
> I have seen:
> - *fiber circuit* [but also seen used to denote a connection at the
> network layer over a physical fiber connection. This definition of circuit
> would include the dark fiber path, the transmitters and receivers and logic
> making up the data and network layers.]
> - *fiber loop *[ Does a loop define an electrical circuit with two
> physically separate positive and negative strands? In that case, is this a
> Bellhead remnant? ]
> I am particularly interested in last mile systems, but I don't see any
> reason that the term wouldn't be the same in the middle mile.
What do you call it if it is made out of copper instead of glass? Or air?
I don't see anything wrong with "fiber path".
(Answering my own question, maybe: "dry pair from A to B".
"[Microwave] Radio link between A and B.")
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