Analysis & Opinion


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18 November 2021

Jeff Heynen explains why fibre deployment will show no signs of slowing in 2022

26 October 2021

Paul Beacham on why, while some may believe that all connectivity and networks are made equal, the truth is not all of them are sufficiently supersonic

30 September 2021

Jonathan Homa takes a look at how the economic benefits of 400G optical fibre links can be unlocked

Fibre networks have allowed 5G trials to take place across areas of South Africa such as Port Elizabeth (MD_Photography/

20 August 2021

Kithinji Muriungi of KamsHub presented at this year’s OFC, focusing on how fibre technology in Africa might look in 2030

18 August 2021

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

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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. 

08 June 2021

What are the implications for UK providers and industry from the all-IP migration changes, One Touch Switching and Ofcom Telecoms Market Review? Mike Locke explains

19 April 2021

Emma Atkins asks how we, as an industry help to close the gap in the education, attraction and retention of women in fibre

12 April 2021

Neil Bessant ponders whether advances in technology could change the skills requirements for network engineers

28 January 2021

Looking into the future of telecommunications, it could be argued that AI and telcos will effectively transform each other, explains Raf Meersman

25 January 2021

Kevin Lenglé asks, is legacy multimode fibre ready for future bandwidth needs?