Optical Wireless Communications

Jeff Kagan | |

Optical wireless communication is an amazing new technology that is helping transform the way Internet companies deploy networks and, in fact, change the way the Internet works. One of the benefits is the way OWC helps networks cross rivers or lakes without having to dig under them. This is a much more cost-effective way to expand the Internet. Another is the way they transform the way we use the Internet.

Jeff Kagan | |

It seems the more we build the Internet, the more capacity and reach we need. There have always been roadblocks to building this vast network, however, and this problem is only growing and has been slow and expensive to fix. One such roadblock is crossing a river, stream or lake. Now, optical wireless communications technology solves this problem.

When installing the Internet network, often the deployment reaches water like a stream, river or larg...