Fiber technicians are constantly challenged to keep up with new, innovative technologies that can disrupt normal long-standing test and certification practices. Whether you are an installation contractor, an IT manager, or somewhere in between, understanding the key concepts and practices of any new technology (such as MPO) is critical to keeping pace with industry needs […]

The Access Network is being rapidly upgraded to Gfast loops with deeper fiber into existing cabinets. To maximize speed, engineers need to ensure the Gfast copper loop is pristine or the expected bandwidth will fall short of goal and customer complaints will follow. Tools to Accelerate Gfast Copper Test: OneCheck Copper Diagnostics is a full suite […]

The industry has been a buzz about Gigabit-to-the-Home (GTTH). People want higher speeds no matter where they live and providers are in a race to win new customers – and keep existing customers in this new frontier. One reoccurring question throughout the industry has been, “What’s the best strategy for deploying GTTH?” The question implies […]

When we talk about 5G or any other wireless technology, our brain focuses on the wireless aspect of the technology. In reality, only the last hop of the wireless network is actually wireless. Most of the data communication happens over a wired network. RF spectrum being such a precious resource, mobile operators try their best […]

Latest VIAVI release offers easy network troubleshooting through geolocation and user-experience scoring, making packet-level analytics available to the masses. For years, complicated interfaces and time-consuming processing have made packet-based network performance analytics out of reach for all but the largest enterprises. VIAVI, with the Observer solution, seeks to bridge that gap, chipping away at the […]

VIAVI Solutions has named the 2017 Velocity Partner Program Pinnacle Award winners: Tecnous in Argentina and TMG in Australia. The Velocity Pinnacle Award recognizes the top VIAVI Velocity Partner Program partners. Pinnacle Award winners are recognized at special dinners in their home cities, where they receive their awards. “Congratulations to our Pinnacle Award recipients Tecnous […]

On March 22, VIAVI held a webinar on real-world narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) testing. The webinar covered IoT market trends, an NB-IoT technology overview, field testing scenarios, and NB-IoT measurements. But the best part by far was the Q & A! We got so many great questions, we decided to turn them into a blog post. […]

VIAVI webinar series helps unleash network troubleshooting superpowers with top strategies. Unleash your inner superpowers with time-saving troubleshooting and network monitoring strategies every other month with the new IT Alter Ego Webinar Series. The IT Alter Ego Webinar Series will include topics like VoIP, network troubleshooting, remote users, and more to help you tap into […]

With a more expansive and dynamic network, network engineers can benefit from new skills in cloud management. If you’re like most network engineers, more of your organization’s workloads are moving into the cloud which puts more of a focus on cloud management. According to Gartner, the cloud computing market, predicted to hit $260.2 billion by […]

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