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There are various ways to which 5G mobile networks can improve the way we live – yet, they are framed as a luxury rather than a necessity. These networks produce faster speeds and lower latency that facilitates ultra-high definition video streaming, which are typically perceived as a means to enhance smartphone and gaming experience. However, […]

Fiber optic technology plays a major part in many businesses today, as most demand a faster, more secure, and larger communication system for their network operations. In the next few years, an increasing number of industries will be looking for new innovative solutions offered by fiber optics, including opportunities in the healthcare and maritime industry. […]

The deployment of the 5G network is a complex process. There are layers of complexity to it, each intertwined with the next, which makes it essential for service providers to understand the implications of every decision.   Here are four main challenges that network operators will need to overcome for a successful 5G deployment.   […]

When it comes to fiber installations, fiber contractors are front-liners and are the first respondents in dealing with troubleshooting of installation issues. Problems within a fiber connector can occur due to a wide variety of reasons, from contamination to macrobend. Because of this, even the most experienced installers will eventually encounter some challenges or problems […]

In an ideal world, all installations are flawless, and construction and commissioning should feel like plug-and-play with no need to test any of the network components or the cables that connect them. However, in the real world, we routinely encounter errors during installation projects, such as defective or damaged components, untrained or inexperienced installers, and […]

In a data center environment, there are several key considerations that go into whether to deploy a multimode fiber, short-wavelength or a single mode-fiber-based, long-wavelength optical network. As they continue to drive critical business processes with fiber-optic connectivity as their backbone to allow connection with link servers, storage systems, and switches, both data centers and […]

Despite the emergence of the internet of things (IoT) and increasing implementation of the first wave of 5G, the telecom industry is facing an inflection point and remains stuck in a low-growth mode. In fact, the decline in mobile voice services is expected to continue in the foreseeable future, which will largely offset the revenue […]

The submarine cable industry has played a large role within the last five years in connecting the continents together by delivering instant, high-speed and effective communication. Currently, submarine cables are responsible for carrying the majority of social media, financial transactions (including commerce) as well as government communications. For these reasons (with banking and finance relying […]

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