Analysis & Opinion


11 October 2019

Steve Roberts takes a look at the continued importance of fibre-based networks to enterprise in a 5G world

21 August 2019

Fibre Systems speaks to a lead design engineer and a fibre planner to find out about the day-to-day challenges they face on the front line

14 August 2019

Ray O’Connor argues that wireless and fibre should be considered complementary, rather than in competition

13 August 2019

Mattias Fridström and Parthiban Kandappan put software-driven, real-time optical layer performance awareness to the test

19 July 2019

The right combination of training and tools will help to future-proof fibre reliability, says Jay Tourigny

09 July 2019

Creating an invisible network is the next step in connectivity, so it is important to put quality, rather than speed at the heart of broadband experience, says Robin Mersh

14 May 2019

5G is the talk of the telecoms industry, with 5G networks launching in the US and South Korea. But many don’t realise that 5G isn’t possible without fixed high-speed and high-density fibre connectivity, says Mikael Sandberg

09 May 2019

Craig Black explains why fibre could make or break 5G

03 May 2019

Scott Modha takes a look at how the right technique goes a long way, and network operators could benefit from simplified microduct network deployments

01 May 2019

Network core flexibility will become just as important as capacity for future networks, and coherent solutions could be key to accommodating changing traffic flows, argues Eugene Park

23 April 2019

Power over Ethernet (PoE) could help service providers adapt to the opportunity provided by IoT in order to remain competitive, argues Ankit Agarwal

11 April 2019

Jeremy Wastie takes a look at the challenges associated with procurement, and explains why connectivity in the UK does not have to be a postcode lottery