Fiber Testing & Assurance

The educational content of this category relates to fiber optic testing & assurance for Telecom/Communications Service Providers' (CSPs) mobile and fixed networks.  Best practices and guidance are targeted to telecom providers, contractors and others aligned with the ICT industry.


OJT in fiber optics often begins by learning construction techniques.
FTTx/Optical Networks

It’s Not About the Toys

July 1, 2022
Why fiber optic on-the-job training helps retain skilled telecom field talent.
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Work from Anywhere – Today’s Necessity

March 12, 2022
While high-speed connectivity at the edge may be a challenge for some, smaller carriers have had little problems in increasing existing broadband connectivity, using existing ...
ISE Webinar, EXFO 25/50G
5G/6G & Fixed Wireless Access/Mobile Evolution

Fiber Testing Requirements for 25/50G Transceivers Deployment

Can any optical transceiver type be deployed on any fiber? Can 10G links be easily upgraded to 25G (or 50G)? Learn the types of transceivers available on the market, understand...
Combating the Chronics
FTTx/Optical Networks

Combating the Chronics

Sept. 1, 2021
Fault Isolation Using OTDR Technology Enables Advanced Fiber Optic Network Assurance — Network operators around the world are experiencing tremendous growth and demand for high...


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FTTx/Optical Networks

Termination of a Splice-On Connector Using the Swift KF4A Fusion Splicer

Aug. 2, 2021
Install a Splice-On Connector with the KF4A The Swift KF4A is a highly advanced, All-In-One active cladding alignment fusion splicer, designed to perform the major five functions...
FTTx/Optical Networks

Millions to Billions More Endpoints!

March 1, 2021
Is the Market Prepared for Wireless-to-Wireline Convergence? In the past, wireless and wireline networks operated independent from one another. Today, where possible, service ...
VIAVI 5G Bootcamp Video Series, sized for Eblast
FTTx/Optical Networks


Feb. 2, 2021
In partnership with VIAVI Solutions, ISE is proud to bring you this nine part 5G Bootcamp series, with bite size videos covering everything wireless technicians and fiber contractors...
FTTx/Optical Networks

Disruptive Fiber Troubleshooting

Sept. 1, 2019
New Strategy Boosts Proactive Field Test Efficiency — With fiber going deeper everywhere to prep the foundation for 5G, a shortage of qualified technicians who can efficiently...
Network Reliability/Testing & Assurance/Cybersecurity/Safety

Training – AT&T, ISE & VIAVI T-BERD 8000 OTDR/PMD Testing Videos

July 17, 2019
Attention: Construction Managers & Technicians responsible for fiber optic splicing and testing AT&T National Construction Staff has partnered with ISE and VIAVI to produce several...