About Optical Connections News

Optical Connections has been providing the fibre optic community with the latest industry news and reports since 2011 via our website, monthly newsletter and now quarterly magazine. We provide coverage of market influencing technology advancements, commercial prospects, product developments and unique insight from our editorial team, making Optical Connections an essential source of information for our readers from across the industry.

With links to the ECOC Exhibition, the Optical Connections magazine is the only publication to be included in both visitor and exhibitor bags during the show each September, reaching over 5,500 attendees, as well as being distributed at a range of events throughout the year including FTTH Council Europe, OFC, ANGACom, Laser World of Photonics and CIOE. Digital copies of the magazine are available for download from the news website.


Meet the Editorial Team

Peter Dykes
Optical Connections Editor

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems.

John Williamson
Optical Connections
Contributing Journalist

John Williamson is a freelance telecommunications, IT and military communications journalist.  He has also written for national and international media, and been a telecoms advisor to the World Bank.

Anthony Savvas
Optical Connections
Contributing Journalist

Freelance journalist Antony Savvas has been a technology ‎writer for almost 30 years and has worked across the IT sector’s major magazines and websites. He was Computer Weekly’s first ever networks and telecoms editor in the late1990s as the computing, mobile and networking industries converged.

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