The 2nd CRU World Optical Fibre and Cable Conference will take place on the 2-4 November 2016 in Wuhan, China. This leading optical fibre, cable and optoelectronics conference attracted over 400 delegates from 14 countries in 2015. More than 20 per cent of the delegation are key commercial and technical decision makers in the sector's leading companies including: YOFC, China Mobile, China Unicom, Alcatel Lucent, Fiberhome, Fujikura, Furukawa, Futong, Hengtong, Sterlite Technologies Ltd, ZTE and many others.
CableLabs is spearheading efforts to develop a proposal that uses coherent optics to dramatically boost the capacity of hybrid fibre coaxial networks, reports Andy Extance
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