Editor's picks

A catch up on the technology and product announcements that took place at ECOC 2022

While supply chain issues have dominated the mainstream news over the past few years, the shortage of skilled staff throughout the supply chain continues to present challenges to the telecoms industry.

A Verizon technician testing 5G service in Houston (credit: Verizon)

US operator Verizon is giving its fibre core network an overhaul, upgrading older router equipment with the latest 400Gb/s per-port optical technology to help future-proof its 5G network.

News

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06 October 2022

The UK incumbent’s new programme aims to reduce business customers’ e-waste by recycling end-of-life equipment and aiding circular economy targets.

News

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05 October 2022

US rural provider, Nextlink is investing in network expansion, adding Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Wyoming and Louisiana to its footprint.

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04 October 2022

This allows the UK to have a greater role in promoting a free, open and secure internet and "connecting the unconnected."

Michael Roth, General Manager of Adva Network Security

04 October 2022

The specialist security firm was launched by Adva to protect mission-critical communication networks from cyber attacks.

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

Richard Thorpe, chief delivery officer at CityFibre

15 August 2022

Richard Thorpe advises how a partnership approach can ease the procurement process for altnets.

10 August 2022

According to Liam Taylor, the answer lies in the detail

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29 July 2022

This is according to two recent reports published by industry analysts Dell’Oro Group and LightCounting

Features

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02 September 2022

Abigail Williams offers a market update on fibre network deployments in the Middle East And North Africa (MENA) region

Zeusconnects Lowestoft in the UK to Zandvoort in the Netherlands (credit: Zayo)

26 August 2022

Can subsea cables cope with a world in flux? Alice Jensen finds out

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07 July 2022

In the Spring edition of Fibre Systems, we looked at how to recruit and retain great telecoms talent, but what about once the recruitment process is complete?  

Fibre Systems TV

Tech Focus

A glance at the current market for fifth-generation coherent optics, and some of the latest developments available

A look at the market for access equipment and some of the products and solutions available

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A look at the market for optical fibre cables and some of the products and solutions available

Products

29 September 2022

The pluggable 10Gb/s demarcation SFP+ device is specifically designed for space-constrained environments.

21 September 2022

Semtech has announced initial production availability of GN2559S, Semtech’s new low power Tri-Edge CDR receiver solution.

20 September 2022

The company’s new test solutions are designed to aid operators looking to adopt higher-speed technologies to enable continued increases and dynamic reordering of network capacity.

20 September 2022

Sticklers Fibre Optic Cleaners, part of MicroCare, has revealed a brand new cleaner at ECOC 2022.

20 September 2022

The company, (formerly known as II-VI) has nine demonstrations taking place on booth #1.

Resources

Ana Pesovic, marketing director at Nokia discusses the shift that has taken place in the fibre market and how operators, end-users, society and our planet can benefit

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A look at some of the challenges faced by submarine network operators, and the ways in which they can maximise performance, whatever their cable system

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This application note advises on how to maximise performance on any submarine cable

Press releases

29 September 2022

The pluggable 10Gb/s demarcation SFP+ device is specifically designed for space-constrained environments.

21 September 2022

Semtech has announced initial production availability of GN2559S, Semtech’s new low power Tri-Edge CDR receiver solution.

20 September 2022

The company’s new test solutions are designed to aid operators looking to adopt higher-speed technologies to enable continued increases and dynamic reordering of network capacity.