Editor's picks

This webinar will focus on how the telecoms sector is addressing the skills issue, looking at the accredited training available and how apprenticeship schemes are valuable to operators, installers and ISPs.

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As pressure on networks continues to grow, photonic integrated circuits (PIC) are becoming more advanced to sustain the unprecedented rise in traffic, finds Abigail Williams

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A number of broadband providers and ISPs have outlined their commitment to helping customers during the current cost of living crisis by freezing their prices for 2022.

News

11 May 2022

Prysmian Group is to work with Australian operator, Telstra to build a new state-of-the-art intercapital fibre network in the market.

News

10 May 2022

Fareham College in the UK has partnered with ISP, Giganet to train, upskill and develop the next generation of fibre installation engineers.

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09 May 2022

Engineering services firm for telecoms and power sectors in Ireland, Obelisk, has been acquired by Constructel Visabeira, subsidiary of multi-sector holding company, Grupo Visabeira.

06 May 2022

EXA Infrastructure and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor transporting natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe, are partnering to build a new fibre route connecting France with Turkey.

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

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

Features

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08 March 2022

Keely Portway reports on a recent webinar about how the telecoms sector is addressing the current shortage in skills, from recruitment through to keeping great candidates once they are on board

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04 March 2022

Keely Portway takes a look at the latest developments when it comes to FTTH deployment in Europe and what needs to be done to overcome the hurdles in the path of acceleration

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03 March 2022

As pressure on networks continues to grow, photonic integrated circuits (PIC) are becoming more advanced to sustain the unprecedented rise in traffic, finds Abigail Williams

Fibre Systems TV

Tech Focus

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A look at the market for passive optical network equipment and some of the products and solutions available

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A look at the market for optical line termination equipment and some of the products and solutions available

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

Products

10 May 2022

Corning has expanded its MiniXtend cable portfolio with the introduction of MiniXtend HD cables for 12 to 72 fibres, enabling use in microducts with 6mm inner diameter and MiniXtend XD cables for 192 and 288 fibres.

05 May 2022

Now available from Nexans are the Flowguard fire resistant optical fibre cables.

The new solution features the RESA BEP (top), RESA SC (bottom) with the Q-ODC-2 mini connector

05 May 2022

A new FTTH modular connectivity solution has been launched by Huber+Suhner to enable subscribers to partially install their own fibre.

03 May 2022

CommScope has announced a new cloud-to-edge suite of next-generation XGS-PON solutions, designed to facilitate the global growth in FTTP deployments.

22 April 2022

Jonard Tools has introduced the Extra Force F Connector Tool, 12” (RFX-12) for CATV, VDV, or satellite installers.

Resources

This webinar will focus on how the telecoms sector is addressing the skills issue, looking at the accredited training available and how apprenticeship schemes are valuable to operators, installers and ISPs.

The telecommunication workforce of the future will require employees skilled in fibre networks to move forward and keep pace with emerging technologies.

Service providers aiming to accelerate fibre deployment to provide competitive connected experiences and prepare for capacity expansion are facing new challenges.

Press releases

10 May 2022

Corning has expanded its MiniXtend cable portfolio with the introduction of MiniXtend HD cables for 12 to 72 fibres, enabling use in microducts with 6mm inner diameter and MiniXtend XD cables for 192 and 288 fibres.

05 May 2022

Now available from Nexans are the Flowguard fire resistant optical fibre cables.

05 May 2022

A new FTTH modular connectivity solution has been launched by Huber+Suhner to enable subscribers to partially install their own fibre.