Video #: C1010 Duration: 7:57 File Size: 147.0 MB File Type: MP4
Description: Explains the concept of a standard in general, as well as how standards benefit the fiber optics cabling industry; clarifies why a cabling standard is different from other concepts such as calibration and fiber optic test procedures (FOTP); and finally, covers the two main categories of cabling standards used to certify fiber optic links.

Pause the video at the end to answer the review questions below.

A1: TIA(568-B); IEEE(Ethernet); ISO(OSI model)
A2: Ensure the quality of the fiber link installation
A3: Certification and Consistency

A1: Application and Generic
A2: Generic
A3: Fiber, connections, and splices
A4: The amount of acceptable loss a link can withstand before it can no longer support the desired network application