Analysis & opinion

14 May 2019

5G is the talk of the telecoms industry, with 5G networks launching in the US and South Korea. But many don’t realise that 5G isn’t possible without fixed high-speed and high-density fibre connectivity, says Mikael Sandberg

09 May 2019

Craig Black explains why fibre could make or break 5G

03 May 2019

Scott Modha takes a look at how the right technique goes a long way, and network operators could benefit from simplified microduct network deployments

01 May 2019

Network core flexibility will become just as important as capacity for future networks, and coherent solutions could be key to accommodating changing traffic flows, argues Eugene Park

23 April 2019

Power over Ethernet (PoE) could help service providers adapt to the opportunity provided by IoT in order to remain competitive, argues Ankit Agarwal

11 April 2019

Jeremy Wastie takes a look at the challenges associated with procurement, and explains why connectivity in the UK does not have to be a postcode lottery

08 April 2019

Cabling infrastructure will be vital in the deployment of 5G networks, meaning that the wireless will still depend on wires, says Jean-Jacques Sage

26 March 2019

A study released at the recent FTTH Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam proposed that anticipating FTT-5G convergence at the planning stage of a network could offer significant cost savings

25 March 2019

Keely Portway reports from the OFC 2019 Conference and Exhibition in San Diego

23 March 2019

The UK needs to face some harsh realities in order to support full-fibre rollout, argues James Warner 

27 February 2019

Ana Pesovic takes a look at the evolution of fibre networks beyond 10G PON

25 February 2019

Mike Jones looks at the 5G lottery and asks: 'Are you gambling with your fibre’s performance?'

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