According to a study EPB’s fiber optics has created more than 2.800 new employments and generated $865.3 million to the economy of the city by reducing power outages, improving Internet speed and attracting businesses. Currently, it serves 75.725 homes and businesses in Chattanooga.
The submarine cable system construction will cost 35 million dollars and Xtera Communications, the Texas Firm responsible for the work, expects to turn it on in February 2016.
Before and after installing fiber optic is really important to test its work and feasibility because testing it reduces the failure rate, saving future repair cost. Companies are using Fiber Optic Test Equipment to detect flaws and provide accurate measurement of power and attenuation losses