The 4th annual Gigabit Access conference aims to help operators to understand how to develop their networks with emerging and disruptive technologies, and deliver the right technology mix for your situation. The conference will look at the improvement of access networks and the opportunities of next generation access technologies such as SD-WAN, NG-PON2 and LTE. All to provide your consumer with efficient, reliable and cost-effective gigabit access. It provides the industry with a platform to come together, explore opportunities, meet potential partners and learn from global best practice.
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