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.


Oleg Khaykin, CEO of Viavi Solutions, speaks candidly to Fibre Systems about how to compete in the challenging world of communications test and measurement


Hao Dong describes how innovative optical fibres and cabling could provide substantial benefits for connecting data centres across a wide range of distances


Richard Ednay considers whether fibre characterisation needs to be modified to suit modern optical communication systems that are likely to include coherent transmission


ECOC is the place to be to discover the latest technological and commercial innovations in optical components and networks. Here we highlight some of the exhibitors and events taking place in the exhibition hall.