Features

21 August 2020

Keely Portway takes a look at what fibre engineers consider to be the most essential characteristics for test and measurement equipment, and how vendors are designing-out complexity to meet this demand

19 August 2020

Pluggable modules, expanded wavelength ranges and new system architectures seek to meet bandwidth needs, finds Andy Extance

17 August 2020

Keely Portway looks at how probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS), could address the limitations associated with conventional coherent modulation, and why it is fast becoming an industry disruptor

12 May 2020

Keely Portway evaluates some of the latest trends when it comes to multimode fibre, and looks at why it is currently something of an industry bright spot

05 May 2020

A look at how the kind of full-fibre infrastructure that will be essential to support 5G can be realised in line with roll-out targets

05 May 2020

A round-up of the impact of Covid-19 on the optical communications industry from a number of leading analyst firms

04 May 2020

Progress is being made on entanglement methods that can work in mainstream telecom wavelengths, in conventional networks, finds Andy Extance

04 February 2020

Graphene could transform networks if its remarkable properties can sustain a viable supply chain, finds Andy Extance

30 January 2020

Keely Portway takes a look at the future for multimode fibre and the opportunities it presents to the data centre market

02 December 2019

Keely Portway finds 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

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