Features

02 December 2019

Keely Portway find out how optical networking interoperability is achieved through industry collaboration

25 November 2019

Keely Portway takes a look at what needs to be done over the next 12 months to move toward the goal of copper switch-off

21 August 2019

Keely Portway looks at the latest developments in submarine networks, and the issues and trends shaping the market

20 August 2019

There are many challenges to overcome to provide quick and efficient characterisation of photonic integrated circuits, finds Andy Extance

14 August 2019

Keely Portway takes a look at the next generation of bend-improved fibres, and how they can be best used to future-proof networks

15 May 2019

A new implementation agreement for low-power consumption will see small modules push technological barriers, finds Andy Extance

01 March 2019

The European Electronic Communications Code has been finalised and formally adopted. How will it aid European fibre deployment, and what factors could impact the end goal of copper switch-off? Keely Portway finds out

25 February 2019

Work has started to hone an idea from Google Fiber to increase the reach and number of customers served per fibre of FTTH services. Andy Extance explains 

15 February 2019

The data centre has created demand for an infrastructure that provides greater bandwidth and higher data rates, but how has this impacted the market for optical components? 

30 January 2019

To exploit machine learning and artificial intelligence, optical transmission systems require greater automation, finds Andy Extance

13 September 2018

With the advancement in high-speed optics and modulation techniques bringing fibre optic systems for terrestrial networks in line with submarine systems, it’s little surprise that the industry is approaching a new era of terrestrial and submarine cable integration. Keely Portway finds out

12 September 2018

Technological advances to aid the increasing demand for bandwidth, on the path towards the terabit network, should lead to optical signals that are flexible and adaptive, like water, argues Dr Maxim Kuschnerov and Dr Yin Wang

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