This article by Jim Hurwitz, director, product management and marketing, originally appeared on our Telecast Fiber Systems brand’s blog.
Fiber-optic cabling and literally hundreds of compatible signal distribution and camera transmission production will take the main stage at the 2012 London Olympic Games. I’ve heard that 30,480 meters, or almost 20 miles, of fiber optic cable have been deployed across the numerous sports venues alone. Fiber gives them much more capacity on a single strand of glass and the ability to send uncompressed or compressed signals farther than standard coax cable. Read more