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Fiber Optic Cabling

Serving Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, & Alabama

When it comes to structured cabling systems, fiber optic cable could be your most future-proof option.  Able to transport everything from data to voice to video, fiber optic cabling offers high-speed performance and cost savings. If you are considering deploying fiber optics or upgrading your existing system, let our expertise help ensure that you end up with a scalable, flexible infrastructure you can use for years to come.

Hundreds of companies across dozens of industries rely on State Systems to provide the fiber optic cabling services they require. We’re here to help you meet your communication needs today and prepare your business to remain competitive tomorrow.  Thanks to our team’s consistent training, we’re always up-to-date with the latest in fiber optic technology and are happy to pass this knowledge on to you, so your business can maintain its competitive edge.

To schedule fiber optic cabling services, please contact State Systems, Inc. We serve businesses in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama.

What is Fiber Optic Cabling?

A fiber optic cable transmits data through a bundle of hair-thin glass or plastic threads. Each thread modulates voice, video, or data into light waves for fast communication. Fiber optics offer several advantages over traditional metal cables:

  • Greater bandwidth means fiber optic cables carry more data at once for faster upload and download speeds.
  • Fiber optic cables are thinner and lighter than metal cables.
  • Data transmits digitally rather than analogically, which is better suited for computer data.

The primary disadvantage of fiber optics is the higher expense compared to other cables. The glass threads are also more fragile and harder to splice than metal cables.

Despite these drawbacks, fiber optic cabling continues to grow in popularity due to its incredible speed and dependability. It’s especially useful for local-area networks (LAN), and telephone companies are rapidly replacing traditional phone lines with fiber optics. IT professionals agree – in the near future, virtually all communications will be transmitted through fiber optic cable.

Single Mode, Multi-Mode, and Laser Optimized Fiber Optic Cable

Which type of fiber optics will work best for you? It depends on your data transmission needs. First, understand that the center of each thread in a fiber optic cable – known as the core – is where data in the form of light waves travel from point to point.

Single mode fiber optic cable has a small-diameter core, which only permits one mode of light to travel through the cable at a time. Decreased reflections allow the signal to go further, meaning single model fiber optics is typically used in long-distance, high-bandwidth applications.

Multi-mode fiber optic cable has a core with a larger diameter, creating more light reflections and the ability to pass more data through the cable at one time.  However, the signal quality degrades over long distances, so multi-mode fiber optics is best for short-distance, data-intensive applications.

Laser optimized fiber optics are the most advanced form available today. They provide higher power and faster data rates than light-emitting diodes (LEDs).

Fiber Optic Cabling Services

No matter what services you require for your fiber optics system, we have you covered. Our services include:

  • Design and engineering: A poorly designed and implemented fiber optics infrastructure could negatively impact your business by hindering productivity and operations. Our certified technicians can design and engineer a system to serve your needs best.
  • Installation: Qualified installers at State Systems perform installation work quickly and efficiently to make the transition to fiber optics as smooth as possible. We meet all local standards and certifications – including BICI, EIA/TIA, ANSI, and NECE – as well as state and local building codes.
  • Termination: Our company can correctly terminate optic cable fibers, which becomes increasingly complex and important as greater bandwidth is added to your computer system.
  • Testing: During the installation process, we provide you with accurate test results to demonstrate that the system meets category standards. Then, if you experience issues later on, we also check and diagnose your cabling and hardware quickly and accurately to remedy the problem and reduce downtime.

Schedule Your Fiber Optic Cabling Services

It’s natural for your company to have changing data needs as you move, modify or expand. As a certified structured cabling company, we are well acquainted with the telecommunication standards that define cabling system requirements. Let us implement the changes you need to your cabling system to meet the demands of your business.

To learn more about our fiber optic services, or to request a service estimate, please contact State Systems online or call us at 901-531-6550.

We offer cabling services in these cities and the surrounding areas:

In Arkansas: Arkadelphia, Benton, Blytheville, Conway, El Dorado, Forrest City, Helena, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Marion, Mountain View, Paragould, West Helena, and Wynne

In Tennessee: Arlington, Bartlett, Brentwood, Clarksville, Collierville, Columbia, TN, Cookeville, Dyersburg, Franklin, Gallatin, Germantown, Hendersonville, Jackson, Lakeland, Lebanon, Martin, Memphis, Millington, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Spring Hill, Tipton and Union City.

In Mississippi: Batesville, Clarksdale, Cleveland, Columbus, Greenville, Greenwood, Grenada, Hernando, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Oxford, Senatobia, Southaven, Starkville, Tunica, Tupelo, and West Point.

In Alabama:  Athens, Birmingham, CullmanDecatur, FayetteFlorence, Fort Payne, Gadsden, Guntersville, Hamilton, Huntsville, Jasper, Muscle Shoals, Russellville, Scottsboro

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