A new venture has been announced by former CEO of the i3 Group and subsidiary H2O Networks, Elfed Thomas. Fibre network infrastructure organisation, British Fibre Networks has been created to provide an alternative network with its aim to connect pure fibre to more than 35 per cent of new homes by 2021.
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