Features

10 September 2014

Architects of the largest data centres have set optical engineers a challenge: to create cheaper 100 Gigabit interfaces that span up to 2km. Roy Rubenstein reports

10 September 2014

Test and measurement equipment will be a key focus for exhibitors and delegates at ECOC 2014 in September. With many products to choose from, Robert Roe investigates how providers of test and measurement equipment stand out from the crowd

10 September 2014

JDSU has a proud history – and a keen eye on the future. Tim Gillett meets Russell Taws and Brandon Collings

10 September 2014

Michelle Pauli, a writer for Jisc, examines a dark fibre project that will enable researchers to explore the future internet

19 June 2014

There have been several attempts to find the right model to drive deployment of superfast broadband, but what is right for one country or city may not be right for all, as Robert Roe discovers

19 June 2014

A wide range of applications means that the market for active optical cables is growing strongly, as William Payne discovers

19 June 2014

It may be a cog in the network but the packet-optical transport system (P-OTS), is now a point of convergence of several trends transforming the network, writes Roy Rubenstein

19 June 2014

From humble beginnings 120 years ago, Anritsu has developed to become a global leader in fibre technology. Tim Gillett meets Jonathan Borrill, director of marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa  Asia (EMEA), to find out more

19 June 2014

Vanesa Diaz, market development engineer at Corning Optical Fiber, describes the benefits of a bend-improved optical fibre featuring full compatibility with legacy deployments

19 June 2014

With most of the industry focusing on fibre and high-bandwidth microwave systems, Max Penfold, sales manager at UTEL, reveals why copper’s new secret weapon could stunt fibre’s growth

04 March 2014

Over the past couple of years a new buzzword has entered network discussions. Siân Harris finds out what mobile fronthaul is, and why mobile operators are so excited about it

04 March 2014

Fibre to the distribution point has the potential to bring superfast broadband to the home – as well as profits to operators, argues Robert Roe

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