Editor's picks

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2021) will now take place from 6 -10, June.

The latest Fibre Systems media information, which includes the 2021 editorial calendar and details of our extensive suite of exciting marketing options, is available now.

A team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have achieved a record data transmission speed of 178Tb/s.

News

16 October 2020

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2021) will now take place from 6 -10, June.

14 October 2020

The Queen of England's birthday honours list has recently been published, and this year features more telecoms professionals than ever before.

13 October 2020

A recent report shows more than £1.76bn of private funding related to the independent sector was announced between the start of 2019 and September 2020.

13 October 2020

Bulgarian fibre access provider, Vivacom is accelerating its broadband coverage across the country.

06 October 2020

Telia Company has reached an agreement with Polhem Infra to sell its carrier business, Telia Carrier for SEK9,450m on a cash and debt free basis.

01 October 2020

Payment and fleet services firm, Radius Payment Solutions has acquired service provider, Connect Total Communications.

Analysis & opinion

30 September 2020

Romain Tursi examines why rapid-link health validations are vital in multiple dwelling units, and how technicians can improve efficiency

28 September 2020

Georgina Williams takes a look at how voice communication in the UK has evolved and what it could look like in the future

30 July 2020

PIA has proven its value in a project to build a carrier-independent dark fibre route between Bristol and South Wales in the UK. Mark Weller explains

Features

21 August 2020

Keely Portway takes a look at what fibre engineers consider to be the most essential characteristics for test and measurement equipment, and how vendors are designing-out complexity to meet this demand

19 August 2020

Pluggable modules, expanded wavelength ranges and new system architectures seek to meet bandwidth needs, finds Andy Extance

17 August 2020

Keely Portway looks at how probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS), could address the limitations associated with conventional coherent modulation, and why it is fast becoming an industry disruptor

12 May 2020

Keely Portway evaluates some of the latest trends when it comes to multimode fibre, and looks at why it is currently something of an industry bright spot

Fibre Systems TV

Resources

Viavi Solutions
21 October 2020

Today's network bandwidth demand is being enabled by advanced DSP engines.

OFS
19 October 2020

Enterprise network customers and vendors - in fact, the entire data communications industry - benefit from interoperable, multivendor industry standards developed by the interaction and coordination between Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) component/fiber standards, American Nation

CommScope
19 October 2020

The purpose of this document is to guide UK network planners and engineers through the design, selection, and identification of the necessary components for fibre optic networks that best suit their specific application needs.

Infinera, Infinera Corp.
6 October 2020

This white paper explains how an ultra-high baud rate, innovative features, and a high modem signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) enable Infinera’s 800G generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE6) optical engine to maximize wavelength capacity-reach – the maximum wavelength data rate that can be achieved for a given reach requirement.

CommScope
21 September 2020

Despite ongoing investment, Britain still lags behind much of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries when it comes to fibre infrastructure.

Infinera
30 June 2020

Probabilistic constellation shaping addresses many of the limitations of conventional QAM-based coherent modulation. This white paper explains its benefits, how it works, and the enhancements that can maximize its value.

 

Product News

Press releases

Eddie Edwards, president and chief executive officer at CommScope has stepped down after 15 years of service.

Corning Incorporated has joined the optical communications industry in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the invention of low-loss optical fibre.

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance published its second 5G White Paper and has launched further projects based on its conclusions.

DZS has announced the consolidation of its acquired brands under DZS and its new senior leadership team and organizational structure designed to accelerate globalization of its groundbreaking innovations.

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has named Anita Döhler as new CEO and board director.