Features

16 February 2016

FTTH Council Europe President Edgar Aker spoke to Fibre Systems about the new action plan to increase FTTH adoption in Europe

24 September 2015

Reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexers will bring flexibility and efficiency to data centre interconnect transport networks, argues Coriant’s Bill Kautz

24 September 2015

Corning’s Matthew Guinan considers how products that maximise density can help operators cope with the increasing amounts of fibre in their networks

24 September 2015

Redeployment of old submarine fibre-optic cables can offer significant environmental and financial benefits, writes Bertrand Clesca

24 September 2015

Vendors are developing products that support wavelength multiplexing over multimode fibre, providing an alternative to parallel links. Robert Roe reports

24 September 2015

Geoff Bennett examines the evolution of coherent super-channels and how the use of software programmable modulation formats gives operators new options for network optimisation

24 September 2015

Beth Harlen spoke with Mike Jones, MicroCare vice president international, and Scott Wells, business manager Europe, about the importance of cleaning in the fibre-optics industry

10 June 2015

Ian Davis explains how ultra-low loss and large effective area designs for optical fibre can enhance the operation of long-haul optical transmission in modern optical networks

10 June 2015

FTTH deployment in Latin America has suddenly accelerated and offers massive potential for growth. Robert Roe examines the unique circumstances in this interesting market

10 June 2015

With packaging costs dominating the cost of optical transceivers, will silicon photonics ever provide the cheap, fast optical links that data centre managers crave? Rebecca Pool finds out

10 June 2015

How should the metro network be described? Jon Baldry considers how optical systems vendors are responding to the changing requirements in the metro market

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