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Dispersion

In statistics, the placement of data points along a chart relative to an average or mean line. Dispersion is important to finance as the data points of say, a stock, determine the mean, which in turn helps determines the stock's trend. Dispersion is also used to determine volatility: data points all over the chart indicate that a stock has wild fluctuation in price.
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With further advances like dispersion-shifted fiber, we will be able to offer an ever increasing array of services, such as medical imaging and interactive video, that require vast amounts of capacity on demand -- anytime, anywhere.
MCI has already installed dispersion-shifted fiber in routes from Sacramento to Seattle and San Antonio to Austin, and will be laying the fiber in a major new route between Salt Lake City and Chicago to be completed by the end of this year.
LEAF fiber, the world's most advanced non-zero dispersion-shifted fiber (NZ-DSF), offers network providers worldwide the lowest cost-per-bit advantage.
The Russian telecommunications carrier, which exists under an agreement with the Russian Ministry of Railways, is currently expanding its network from 35,500 to almost 45,000 kilometers, making TTC the longest fiber-optic network in Russia and the only network in Russia deploying non-zero dispersion-shifted fiber.
LEAF fiber, the world's most advanced non-zero dispersion-shifted fiber (NZ-DSF), offers networks worldwide optimized performance and the lowest cost-per-bit advantage.
LEAF fiber, the world's most advanced non-zero dispersion-shifted fiber (NZ-DSF), provides networks worldwide the lowest cost-per-bit advantage.