ProLabs has joined forces with a US provider of compatible network connectivity products as part of a new group launched by its private equity backer. Inflexion Private Equity completed its investment in the UK-based compatible transceiver supplier in June 2017, and has now announced the launch of Halo Technology as a global vendor of optical transceivers.
As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance
Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move
Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby
With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand