Certified Optical Network Associate (CONA) Dec 17

04 December 2017 to 08 December 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa

CONA is an extensive five-day course in which attendees learn the fundamentals of optical networking, including the transmission of light through optical fiber and widely deployed commercial systems. Trainees will learn how to design and plan efficient and cost effective high-speed optical point-to-point links and networks that meet today’s and future requirements.


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