Our ultra-high-speed network
As with water, gas and power, by now even Internet connection represents a basic commodity and the fiber optic network represents the top in technology and performance.
Open Fiber carries fiber optic straight into houses, offices, companies and Public Administrations, ensuring the most advanced internet access services, with a connection efficiency and stability ever seen before.
Our ultra-high-speed network is realised with the FTTH technology, Fiber To The Home. In fact, the entire route from the station to customers’ homes is in fiber optic, providing the best performances.
With FTTH technology, it is possible to take advantage of all Internet’s capability: a fast, efficient and reliable data transmission entirely made in fiber optic. A “future proof” service, which is able to support all the new technologies that will come in the next years.
This is how we add value to every building, office, company and Public Administration, providing the same communication and development opportunities to everybody, to be ready for the future challenges.
Network access systems
The connection to a fixed network takes place through the laying of a buried cable that connects the house or the company to the so-called “split-line wardrobe”, which is connected to the central unit. The types of cables used to cover these two routes (from the user to the wardrobe and from the wardrobe to the station) define the type of connection, indicated with different terminology.
Until today, the cables used were copper pairs.
With ADSL, the cables used in the two routes are entirely in copper, while in the case of FTTC technology, the two connections are one in copper and one in fiber optic. The actual speed connection depends on the length of the copper cable.
Fiber to the Home – FTTH technology identifies a telecommunication network through which the fiber optic connects the stations to the building units.
FTTH technology is the only one that can guarantee a speed transmission up to 1 Gigabit/s, in both download and upload, allowing the best performances, not achievable with copper networks (ADSL) or fiber/copper (FTTC).
Gigabit is the unit of measure that represents one billion bit and is usually shorten in Gbit o Gb. It is often used with megabit and kilobit, in relation to time (seconds) to calculate digital signals’ transmission speed, especially used to calculate a data’s speed in download. Today, Gbit/s is often used to indicate the speed transmission in the information networks.