Editor's picks

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Abigail Williams provides a market update on fibre network deployments in the Asia Pacific region

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Some of the UK’s best-known broadband and mobile operators have agreed to a number of new commitments to help customers with the rising cost of living.

This webinar focuses on how the telecoms sector is addressing the skills issue, looking at the accredited training available and how apprenticeship schemes are valuable to operators, installers and ISPs.

News

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04 July 2022

The Open XR Forum has published its first approved specification for enhanced network management of pluggable coherent optical technology.

News

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30 June 2022

The city of Amarillo has agreed a $24m project with AT&T to build a new fibre network to more than 22,000 customer locations throughout the city.

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28 June 2022

Some of the UK’s best-known broadband and mobile operators have agreed to a number of new commitments to help customers with the rising cost of living.

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23 June 2022

Hoosier Net, a consortium of internet service providers has received investment from Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, a group of 21 Rural Electric Membership Cooperatives (REMCs) and telephone cooperatives.

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

03 May 2022

Keely Portway reports on the popular Market Watch panel that took place at OFC 2022, focusing on the current state of the optical market

22 February 2022

Crissi Williams asks, how do we fix the gender disparity in tech in 2022?

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04 February 2022

Keely Portway rounds-up some of the industry's responses to the government’s connectivity mission in the recent Levelling Up white paper

Features

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04 July 2022

Keely Portway reviews some of the ways optical sensing has been used in communications for complementary applications

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30 June 2022

Abigail Williams provides a market update on fibre network deployments in the Asia Pacific region

29 June 2022

Keely Portway discovers how the decision-making process for network architects, designers– and anyone involved in the design and deployment of FTTH networks – could be greatly simplified when it comes to choosing PON technology

Fibre Systems TV

Tech Focus

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A look at the market for optical fibre cables and some of the products and solutions available

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A look at the market for passive optical network equipment and some of the products and solutions available

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A look at the market for optical line termination equipment and some of the products and solutions available

Products

21 June 2022

Adva and II‐VI Incorporated have joined together to launch a 100ZR pluggable coherent transceiver.

07 June 2022

II‐VI Incorporated has completed the tape-out of its Steelerton digital signal processor (DSP) for 100Gb/s coherent transmission in optical access and aggregation networks.

07 June 2022

Viavi has announced the availability of ApexNow, an app integration between Viavi Observer Apex and ServiceNow IT operations management (ITOM) and telecommunications service operations management.

26 May 2022

The Switchblade collapsible fibre containment vault is a modular underground handhole that stores high-density fibre and splices

23 May 2022

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed the first edition of the In-home Broadband Excellence (IBE) Guide, which outlines the best possible solutions to get from the fibre entry point to the end-user. 

Resources

The three factors that determine spectral efficiency

For many fibre applications, spectral efficiency is a key performance criterion. This white paper focuses on why spectral efficiency matters, how the relationship between wavelength capacity-reach and spectral efficiency has changed, and the three key factors determining spectral efficiency.

This new eBook from CommScope build on decades of FTTH deployment experience to help service providers create a future-ready network

Doug Blue advises on choosing the right fibre technology for rural broadband networks

Press releases

21 June 2022

Adva and II‐VI Incorporated have joined together to launch a 100ZR pluggable coherent transceiver.

07 June 2022

II‐VI Incorporated has completed the tape-out of its Steelerton digital signal processor (DSP) for 100Gb/s coherent transmission in optical access and aggregation networks.

07 June 2022

Viavi has announced the availability of ApexNow, an app integration between Viavi Observer Apex and ServiceNow IT operations management (ITOM) and telecommunications service operations management.