Editor's picks

Keely Portway speaks to Gijs Phoelich, general council and company secretary at Eurofiber

Fibre Systems editor, Keely Portway speaks to Howard Watson, group chief technology officer at BT Group

FormFactor's fast photonic wafer probers enable rapid tests through faster photonic alignment than previously possible. (Credit: FormFactor Inc)

To some, optical communication product buyers’ expectation that prices continually fall may seem a strange and unnecessary pressure on vendors.

News

Image credit: Wokandapix/Pixabay.com

15 October 2021

Lumentum has awarded its first diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIB) scholarships to 16 applicants from its 2021 internship program.

News

Image credit: metamorworks/Shutterstock.com

13 October 2021

Ciena and not-for-profit organisation, Academy Achievers are collaborating to help close the digital and educational gap among students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

12 October 2021

Private investment house Ardian, has made its first investment in the Spanish telecoms market with the acquisition of operator Adamo from EQT Private Equity.

11 October 2021

Nordic operator, Bulk Fiber Networks and subsea engineering firm, WFN Strategies have teamed up to begin a feasibility study for the prospective Leif Erikson cable project, which will connect Norway and Canada.

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

18 August 2021

Jay Tourigny takes a look at cleaning techniques and which are suited for different applications

Image credit: metamorworks/Shutterstock.com

01 July 2021

Panelists from Polimi, CTTC, TUE and The University Carlos III of Madrid give their views on the future multi Tb/S metro network

24 June 2021

The recent virtual OFC Conference covered some of the industry’s hottest topics. Keely Portway reports from the Market Watch conference talk about the current state of the industry. 

Features

FormFactor's fast photonic wafer probers enable rapid tests through faster photonic alignment than previously possible. (Credit: FormFactor Inc)

24 August 2021

To some, optical communication product buyers’ expectation that prices continually fall may seem a strange and unnecessary pressure on vendors.

Image credit: Christoph Burgstedt/Shutterstock.com

24 August 2021

The submarine cable industry is still a very healthy one, with figures from Research and Markets predicting that it will reach $30.8bn by 2026. Submarine cables, said the company’s most recent report, European Submarine Cable Market: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2020-2024), have become essential to digital infrastructure, thanks to the role they play in meeting growing data demands. 

Image credit: Farknot Architect/Shutterstock.com

23 August 2021

The drive toward 5G and beyond has been a key factor in the demand for higher bandwidth and more reliable networks. This has, in turn, brought about a greater appetite for intelligent infrastructure supported by automation. 

Fibre Systems TV

Tech Focus

Fibre Systems takes a glance at the current market for 400G technology, and some of the latest developments available

A glance at the current market for test and measurement equipment, and some of the latest developments available

A glance at the current market for fifth-generation coherent optics, and some of the latest developments available

Products

15 October 2021

Sumitomo Electric has revealed its new FC-6+ series of benchtop cleavers, which will be released globally in the fourth quarter of 2021.

15 October 2021

Adtran has launched a 60GHz mmWave mesh wireless access and backhaul solution to help simplify the business case for Gigabit fixed wireless for urban and hard-to-connect rural areas.

13 October 2021

Nokia has introduced an application container solution at the Broadband World Forum event in Amsterdam.

01 October 2021

R&M is expanding the Prime family with two modules for single fibre management on network level 3.

24 September 2021

STL launched two optical solutions at Connected Britain 2021.

Resources

Driven by unprecedented demand for Gigabit and fast-emerging 10 Gigabit Broadband, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) deployment is expected to reach record numbers in the coming years.

Since its emergence in the late 2000s, coherent technology has undergone several transitions.

Silicon technology enhancements are enabling the evolution of coherent optical engines along three vectors.

Press releases

15 October 2021

Sumitomo Electric has revealed its new FC-6+ series of benchtop cleavers, which will be released globally in the fourth quarter of 2021.

15 October 2021

Adtran has launched a 60GHz mmWave mesh wireless access and backhaul solution to help simplify the business case for Gigabit fixed wireless for urban and hard-to-connect rural areas.

13 October 2021

Nokia has introduced an application container solution at the Broadband World Forum event in Amsterdam.