06 May 2021

Are fibre deployments on course to meet targets? Keely Portway finds out

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05 May 2021

Cable television network operators are readying themselves for customers to pull fibre deeper into their networks, finds Andy Extance


05 May 2021

Advanced network automation could be integral to meeting capacity growth, but what’s the best way to implement it? Keely Portway asks the question

30 April 2021

With advances in silicon technology gathering pace, Keely Portway discovers three main ways they are being leveraged to enable the evolution of coherent optical engines

30 April 2021

In the third of our FTTH ‘chain’ series, Keely Portway considers challenges during access and maintenance works, and the solutions

03 February 2021

Enabling on-board and co-packaged optics requires photonic integrated circuits and silicon photonics, but the exact format is yet to be established, finds Andy Extance

02 February 2021

The rise of the data centre has arguably driven much of the demand for greater bandwidth and higher data rates. What does it mean for the components market?


01 February 2021

How will the next generation of optical networks provide the capacity to support unwavering increases in traffic, and does one solution really ‘fit all’? Keely Portway finds out


29 January 2021

Could indium phosphide photonic integration be key to the ongoing development of high-performance coherent optics?

28 January 2021

How can modern fibres be designed to combine performance optimisation and sustainability?

28 January 2021

In the second part of our series on the FTTH ‘chain’, Keely Portway considers challenges during the installation stage of works, and available solutions

26 November 2020

Recovery plans for a post-pandemic world have one key ingredient in common across the globe – sustainability. Keely Portway outlines how the telecoms sector is playing its not insignificant part