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.
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.