According to Microsoft, 162 million Americans lack broadband internet — nearly half the US population. With work, school, and more and more of our everyday lives moving online, that could cause serious problems for people who aren’t able to connect.
Des Moines, Iowa plans to invest nearly $40 million in a partnership with Google Fiber, making it Iowa's first Google Fiber city.
Microbending happens when small bends in the fiber axis cause attenuation and signal transmission loss. This is usually caused by fiber being forced onto cabling materials and fiber-to-fiber contacting points, or fiber being pressed onto a rough surface.
It’s a major challenge for the industry, but the quality of a field-tested coating system can make a huge difference in tackling microbending performance.
Watch our video to learn how to tackle microbending or download our whitepaper.
Where does progress come from? Here at DSM, we believe it all starts with curiosity. Because asking questions drives innovation and exploration. That’s why we treasure curiosity and put it at the heart of our purpose-driven, science-based company. Who knows what doors it will open in the hyper-connected world community of the future?