Britain takes on the full fibre broadband challenge

The UK has never seen such energy and activity in deploying full fibre networks as it has in 2017. But ambitious plans are one thing, delivering on them is quite another. Fibre Systems TV asks industry experts how optimistic they are about when, and even whether, the UK will achieve its full fibre ambition. Brian Dolby reports from the INCA Conference in Newcastle.

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Six months after it became mandatory for copper and fibre cables supplied to EU/EEA member states to comply with the Construction Product Regulation and carry CE marking, Keely Portway asks what, if any, effect this has had on cable suppliers

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To continue growing data traffic, optical scientists are tackling tough questions about nonlinear effects in optical fibre, discovers Andy Extance 

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January of this year saw Jerry Rawls step down as chief executive of Finisar, a company he had grown from obscurity to worldwide success. He talks to Rebecca Pool about building his empire, the firm’s new CEO and a future that could include Oclaro*