The explosive growth of the Internet would not have been possible without optical fiber, which enables the movement of enormous amounts of data over thousands of kilometers. In an increasingly important application of wireless technology, fiber is being used to transport radio frequency signals and enhance coverage in buildings.
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Chin-Pang Liu and Alwyn Seeds, "Wireless-Over-Fiber Technology-Bringing the Wireless World Indoors," Optics & Photonics News 21(11), 28-33 (2010)