The educational content of this category relates to optical networking evolution for Communications Service Providers' mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance is targeted for telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


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Opening Up the Network

Nov. 4, 2022
The key to transforming CSP’s networks is marrying open standards and open source code so they can live happily ever after.
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Fiber Feeds Sustainability Goals

May 1, 2022
International survey data shows fiber deployments and copper decommissioning can make a difference.
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Episode 10: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – GR-771-CORE: Freeze/Thaw and Water Resistance

April 1, 2022
Preformed Line Products (PLP) video series: Fiber Tips and Tricks Each episode will include one concept, tip, or piece of information intended to help fiber optic splicer and ...
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Are You Meeting These Critical Fiber Deployment Objectives?

March 1, 2022
How is the fiber industry launching creative solutions to simplify fiber deployment in all phases, from installation, to termination, to activation? […]


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Critical Collaboration: A Use Case on Combining Partnerships and Technology to Improve Communities, Part 1

Nov. 26, 2021
Winning Partnership for Widespread Broadband DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER Internet access has become recognized as the fourth utility in addition to water, gas, and electricity, because...
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Powering the Plant: HFC versus FTTH

Aug. 30, 2021
Choosing the most energy efficient network architecture As subscribers continue to demand more and more network bandwidth, operators of hybrid-fiber-coax (HFC) networks have some...
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White Papers

The Three Levels of Fiber Network Management Maturity

Aug. 30, 2021
Insider Secrets on Fiber Maturity Fiber operators take different approaches when it comes to fiber network management and documentation. Many still store fiber data, records, ...
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Unique Challenges and Considerations for Rural Network Deployment

Aug. 13, 2021
Strategies to simplify and address some of the challenges of rural network design and installation Join us as we discuss the unique challenges faced by service providers when ...
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Flexible Product Offerings for Data Centers and Enterprise Applications

Aug. 12, 2021
There’s simply no doubt that the world of data centers and enterprise networks are extremely critical to our current way of life and for the foreseeable future. Can one even [...