FIBER OPTIC PROJECT.
Corning Inc. on Dec. 10 announced that fiber optic cable Noun 1. fiber optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
fibre optic cable
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power and connectivity products from Corning Cable Systems are now being installed for use in Panama's 400-km national fiber optic backbone project:
In Nov. 2002, Consorcio Andino awarded Corning Cable Systems a multimillion dollar contract for its fiber optic cable and connectivity products. The installation of these products recently began. Etesa is a state-owned full-service power and telecommunications provider in Panama. Consorcio Andino, based in Panama, was awarded a turnkey See turnkey system. contract with Etesa for delivery and installation of equipment for the optical transmission technology needed to construct a link connecting several cities in Panama This is a list of cities in Panama.
The project connects Guasquitas to Panama City Panama City, city (1990 pop. 34,378), seat of Bay co., NW Fla., on St. Andrews Bay; inc. 1909. A Gulf Coast resort with amusement parks and excellent fishing, it is also a port of entry. The city's industries produce paper, clothing, and chemicals. , crossing the Panama Canal Panama Canal, waterway across the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic (by way of the Caribbean Sea) and Pacific oceans, built by the United States (1904–14) on territory leased from the republic of Panama. and providing fiber connectivity throughout the network. It is part of an overall project by Etesa to build transmission lines to distribute power and telcommunications from the western part of the country to other areas within Panama, including Panama City. Details: Tel:(+1) 828-901-5000, international, (52) 55 5545-7460 in Mexico, or visit the Web site at www.corning.com/cablesystems. Dana S. McEntire, 828-901-6910 email@example.com or Corning Communications Contact: M. Elizabeth Dann, 607-974-4989.