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Broadband connectivity technologies are constantly changing, whether through innovation, regulatory development or customer requests. Our blogs offer insight into industry advancements, practical suggestions for all types of network installations and important PPC product news.

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In a previous blog I looked at the strong case for NGPON2, a fiber system which offers a minimum of 40 Gb/s aggregate downstream bandwidth, spread ...

Telecoms planners and installers know that new fiber network build costs are dominated by civils works (the installation of basic infrastructure into ...

At first sight, a mobile network and a modern, optical fiber-rich, fixed line network have little in common. They might be seen as competitors. After ...

We all regularly talk about Fiber to the Premise (FTTP)/Fiber to the Home (FTTH) networks. But, in an era of specialisation, often we only know about ...

Since they were first introduced in the 1980s, optical fiber cables have dramatically shrunk in size. A 96 fiber cable can now weigh 30kg/km (down ...

When deciding the best fiber architecture for their network, planners have to make the choice between point to point (P2P) or a passive ...

Even in the midst of current fiber network rollouts, research and development is continuing on the next generation of optical technology, looking to ...

In a previous blog, I looked at Standards Organizations, what they do and how they relate to each other. As a follow up this post looks at how ...

Closures are the housings which contain and protect the individual joints in any fiber system, as opposed to fiber joining (fusion splicing, ...

In the high-tech telecoms world, the credit for new advances often goes to smart scientists and busy entrepreneurs. However, there is a group of ...

It is one of life’s ironies that the equipment used to establish ultra-fast communication links, the telecommunications fixed network, has lived up ...

This week sees the 80th birthday of Sir Charles Kuen Kao, the pioneering electrical engineer who has been described as the Father of Fibre Optics and ...

Today’s military strength is built around having the best technology, rather than simply brute force. From aircraft, battlefield vehicles and naval ...

As part of our ongoing product development we’ve been conducting advanced crush resistance and impact force testing of our Miniflex protective ...

In the telecoms market innovation is constant as new standards and technologies are developed and rolled out around the world. The pace of change in ...

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