Nexans has supplied Athens City Hall with fibre to the office (FTTO) infrastructure, including fibre optic cabling, connectivity and LANactive switches and software. It is thought that this will provide an energy saving of between 42 and 45 per cent.
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