Fiber-optic cable has to lie fairly straight to carry a strong signal, so it's difficult and expensive to install in apartment buildings. Corning's ClearCurve works out this kink by adding a protective rail around the skinny glass core, so you can bend, twist and turn the lines in and out of tight corners without degrading the connection. The innovation has Verizon and other telecomsever eager to expand their data services to new addressesjumping for joy.
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