When you purchase a cut length of fibre cable from your distributor you will likely to be thinking about the basic features you require. Top of the list will be the fundamentals such as transmission performance and compatibility with your optics. This usually comes down to Multimode OM3 / OM4 or single mode OS2 depending on the transmission distance and data speeds required.
1 Gb (1000 Mb) Ethernet 1000BASE-SX
1 Gb (1000 Mb) Ethernet 1000BASE-LX
10 Gb Ethernet 10GBASE-SR
40 Gb Ethernet 40GBASE-SWDM4
40 Gb Ethernet 40GBASE-SR4
100 Gb Ethernet 100GBASE-SR10
* Mode conditioning patchcord required