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Achieve IEC standards compliance through automated fibre optic end face inspection and analysis

As bandwidth requirements continue to grow and fibre penetrates further into the network, dirty and damaged optical connectors need to be dealt with systematically before defects degrade network performance and take down entire links.

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Matt Brown - Managing Director, Fibre Inspection & Test
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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