Analysis & Opinion


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06 June 2022

Keely Portway highlights some of the key developments from the first physical FTTH Conference in two years

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

21 January 2022

The continued resource challenges faced by operators could be aided with advances in tools and technology, suggests Stéphane Chabot

02 December 2021

Some of the most-viewed and industry-shaping stories of 2021

01 December 2021

Mark Lutkowitz makes a comparison between solutions from two startups, demonstrated at ECOC 2021

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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