What is the current state of play in the datacentre when it comes to physical connectivity? Antony Savvas looks at the market arena around both the spread of hyperscale datacentre connectivity through the likes of AWS, Microsoft and Google etc and distributed edge datacentres that will better support 5G, IoT, driverless cars and AI applications.
A JV between Leoni, a German provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive and other industries, and Chinese supplier of telecoms and energy cable and system solutions Hengtong Group, has started production of single-mode optical fibre in Jena, Thuringia. The j-fiber Hengtong GmbH JV is reported to possess the only German production […]Read More
Optical fibre is the foundation of the future and is clearly paving the way for progress in all aspects of communications, which now reach far beyond the quad-play spectrum into exciting emerging technologies like VR, AR, smart cars, remote medicine and quantum computing. In this issue, and on our associated website and newsletters, you will […]Read More
T-Mobile Czech Republic AS has announced that it expects to have made optical connectivity available to over 100,000 households by the end of this year, in the process offering 10 Gbits/s to would-be customers. Longer term, the Deutsche Telekom-owned mobile and converged operator aims to cover 1,000,000 premises with fibre by the end of 2025. […]Read More