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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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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

Analysis and opinion
Analysis and opinion
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Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G

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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