Local authorities are able to bid for a share of a further £95million that has been released by the UK government towards full fibre rollout.
Dr Danish Rafique offers a strategic blueprint for the optical networking sector
Market and technology research consultancy ElectroniCast Consultants has released its latest market forecast report covering the non-aerial deployed Outside Plant (OSP) fibre optic cable ducts in America. The report’s findings indicate that the combined consumption value of (main) ducts and mini/inner ducts used in (non-aerial) outside plant (OSP) for the purpose to accommodate fibre optic cable in the U.S. reached $996.5million last year, and is forecast to reach nearly $1.47billion in 2027.
Huawei has issued a statement confirming that a ban is in place, preventing the company from providing 5G to the Australian market, in a move it calls ‘politically motivated’ rather than in the ‘long-term interests of the Australian people.’
Industry analytics firm, OpenVault has completed its year-on-year comparisons of this year’s second quarter, and found that average broadband use in Europe is growing at a significantly slower pace than in the United States.
Anthony Clarkson examines the opportunities that could be presented to networks by ‘dark fibre’
In Cignal AI’s latest optical hardware report, looking at the second quarter of 2018, the research firm identified sustained spending growth in the EMEA region despite the absence of major supplier ZTE.
The UK government has released the findings of its latest research, which estimates a £9 billion turnover increase for local businesses in areas covered by its rollout of superfast broadband.
Australia’s broadband network operator NBN Co has started enabling DOCSIS 3.1 cable technology on its Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) network in a move to increase activations. The incumbent intends to focus on doubling the downstream capacity on the network, which is due for completion in 2020.
UK communications watchdog, Ofcom has outlined a package of proposed measures to support long-term investment in full-fibre networks
Cost and compatibility can make a compelling case for pushing 100Gb/s bandwidth over a single optical channel, both as individual links and supporting 400Gb/s Ethernet, finds Andy Extance
Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G
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