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Viewpoint
13 August 2018

A major contributing factor facing Infrastructure Providers (IP’s) and Communication Providers (CP’s) alike when deploying Next-generation access (NGA) networks - including fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) architectures - is to optimise the use of available space within underground ducts and manholes.

Viewpoint
09 July 2018

Fujikura developed and manufactured a set of Fibre Optic Identifiers (FID-30R & FID-31R) used for the essential maintenance and installation of fibre networks.

Viewpoint
05 June 2018

The amount of computing horsepower at our disposal today is growing at a staggering rate, driven by huge gains in processing performance, power optimization and architectural innovations.

Viewpoint
09 May 2018

The global demand for fibre optic cable has never been higher. Network operators throughout the world are adding more optical fibre to their networks than ever before.

Viewpoint
24 April 2018

Coriant and Telia Carrier demonstrate software-enabled real-time performance awareness

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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