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.

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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.
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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Network Reliability/Testing & Assurance/Cybersecurity/Safety

Preventing Blind Spots

July 1, 2021
Network Visibility Is Critical for Today’s Networks — It doesn’t matter how much you have spent on your network security, performance, and analytics tools — they’re only as good...
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 ...


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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 ...
VIAVI Solutions White Paper, The Role of C-Band in 5G, for eblasts
FTTx/Optical Networks

The Role of C-Band in 5G

May 8, 2021
The key to delivering on the 5G promise The C-band (or midband) is considered the “waterfront property” of RF spectrum for 5G. It offers the best compromise between RF coverage...
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...