Editor's picks

Steve Harris looks ahead to the next 12 months and the impact that the latest technology may have on training for those on the front line

Keely Portway takes a look at the next generation of bend-improved fibres, and how they can be best used to future-proof networks

Inphi is now sampling the new Canopus coherent digital signal processor (DSP), which it calls the industry’s first merchant 7nm coherent DSP.

News

09 December 2019

A new research project is aiming to expand the capacity of optical metro and core networks.

06 December 2019

American fibre infrastructure provider, FiberLight has completed a deployment of dark fibre in Roswell, Georgia.

The innovation teams from Etisalat and Huawei

04 December 2019

UAE service provider, Etisalat has partnered with Huawei to trial compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry.

03 December 2019

Lumentum has entered into an agreement with passive optical component supplier, Advanced Fiber Resources (AFR) where the latter will acquire certain assets from the former.

03 December 2019

Fibre Systems is looking for manufacturers/vendors, planners, installers, integrators, operators and academics to help shape the topics we cover.

03 December 2019

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has been selected by education specialist provider, Jisc to help launch the ‘Jisc Midlands’ network.

Analysis & opinion

28 November 2019

Brian Teague offers the time and motion argument for inspection and cleaning in fibre cable assemblies

19 November 2019

Robin Mersh advises on overcoming complexities and opening up new opportunities with automation

18 November 2019

Steve Harris looks ahead to the next 12 months and the impact that the latest technology may have on training for those on the front line

Features

02 December 2019

Keely Portway find out how optical networking interoperability is achieved through industry collaboration

25 November 2019

Keely Portway takes a look at what needs to be done over the next 12 months to move toward the goal of copper switch-off

21 August 2019

Keely Portway looks at the latest developments in submarine networks, and the issues and trends shaping the market

20 August 2019

There are many challenges to overcome to provide quick and efficient characterisation of photonic integrated circuits, finds Andy Extance

Fibre Systems TV

Resources

CommScope
6 August 2019

The optical fiber network infrastructures installed today will typically see four generations of transmission systems over the network’s expected lifetime. As recent history has shown, the amount of data traffic these networks will carry will increase dramatically and continuously.

MACOM
31 May 2019

The ever-expanding bandwidth demands on Cloud Data Center infrastructures are intensifying the pressure on optical module providers to enable faster connectivity solutions at volume scales and cost structures.

MACOM
4 March 2019

The first months of 2019 – as with any year – are a good opportunity to look ahead to what the future holds in store for the networking and communication domains, and the key technologies that underpin them.

CommScope
3 December 2018

Not all FTTH networks are built the same. Since construction and outside plant account for the majority of total network costs, getting the architecture right has a major impact on the business case.
 

HellermannTyton
28 November 2018

MDU Fibre Enclosures for every size of Building – S5, S3 and S1

MACOM
8 October 2018

Today’s optical module providers are under tremendous pressure to enable customers with faster connectivity solutions at volume scale. This fall, MACOM announced the industry’s first complete chipset solution for 200G and 400G CWDM optical module providers servicing Cloud Data Center applications.

Product News

Press releases

The Ofcom board has announced Jonathan Oxley will be interim chief executive.

A pair of technicians from Openreach, the access network division of BT Group have been presented with the UK Fibre Ninja award by Viavi Solutions.

MicroCare has announced the promotion and expansion of its MicroCare Asia team.

Lindsay Broadband has announced the addition of David Burns as the director of sales, Western U.S.

Zzoomm has selected Henley-on-Thames to be the first town for its new full-fibre network and expects to start building later in the summer.