Fiber Testing 101 – Essentials Every Network Analyst Needs to Know

If you are new to the fiber game or need a refresher in fiber optic testing and troubleshooting basics, then this workshop is for you. BCNET Network Infrastructure Analysts Dave Stillwell and Oscar Rondon, along with EXFO’s Senior Applications Engineer, Gwen Amice, will share the theory and use cases for: types of fiber cables, optical transceivers, cleaning techniques, power metering and OTDR testing. You’ll learn techniques that will enable you to troubleshoot your outside and inside fiber optic cables and optical circuits on your high-speed networks on campus and beyond. This workshop will give you hands-on experience with fiberscopes, fiber power meters and OTDRs.


David Stillwell

Network Infrastructure Analyst, BCNET

Oscar Rondon

Network Infrastructure Analyst, BCNET

Gwenn Amice

Senior Application Engineer,