Data networking and communications > Optical fibre

Prysmian BendBrightXS bend insensitive singlemode optical fibre

17 December, 2019

The Prysmian BendBrightXS bend insensitive singlemode optical fibre has a 180 µm outer diameter.

Warren & Brown LC-LC Duplex Uniboot Optical Fibre Patch Cords

01 March, 2019

Increasing density in patching fields provides many benefits, including optimising and reducing rack and floor space in data centres and other network facilities.

WBT Optical Fibre Patch Cords

01 January, 2019

Warren & Brown Technologies high-performance optical fibre patch cords are available in singlemode, multimode, simplex and duplex.

JDSU OLP-87 PRO SmartClass Fibre PON Power Meter and Microscope

02 July, 2018

The JDSU OLP-87 PRO is designed for the qualification, activation and troubleshooting of B-PON, E-PON, G-PON, XG-PON and 10G-EPON networks.

The infrastructure debacle that keeps getting worse

17 January, 2018 by Mark Gregory*

The government's plan for the nbn is a mess and recent events provide an insight into why the Prime Minister should heed the calls for change.

Warren and Brown Technologies optical fibre ducting raceway

05 May, 2017

The Warren and Brown Technologies (WBT) optical fibre ducting raceway is an Australian-made solution designed for managing, routing and protecting fibre-optic cords between termination equipment, patch panels and fibre-optic splicing cabinets or frames.

nbn hits 1.1 Gbps speeds in fixed wireless trial

26 April, 2017

nbn has achieved 1.1 Gbps speeds in a fixed wireless demonstration conducted in Ballarat, Victoria.

nbn joins US cable research body

20 April, 2017

nbn has joined the global not-for-profit cable research and development body CableLabs.

nbn-Nokia partnership could deliver 10 Gbps speeds

11 April, 2017

nbn has partnered with Nokia to trial NG-PON2 fibre technology that could help nbn deliver symmetrical speeds of 10 Gbps to its fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) end-user premises.

Prysmian supplies high-density solution for Hong Kong

20 March, 2017

Prysmian Group has delivered what it says is the densest and highest fibre count underwater optical cable ever made to provide broadband connection between Siu Sai Wan on Hong Kong Island and the Tseung Kwan O (TKO) Industrial Estate data centre hub located on the mainland.


14 March, 2017

The VeEX OPX-BOX+ is an ultracompact mini OTDR designed to operate remotely using Fiberizer software.

Siemon LightBow fibre termination system

02 December, 2016

The Siemon LightBow mechanical splice termination kit includes a patent-pending, easy-to-use termination tool that dramatically reduces termination time while ensuring reliability.

nbn says new deals a sign of progress

21 October, 2016

nbn has signed two four-year Design and Construction Master Agreements (DCMA) to cover new housing developments and fibre links. Following a competitive multistage tender process, existing Multi-technology Integrated Master Agreement (MIMA) partners Fulton Hogan and Visionstream emerged victorious.

Fibre optics in underground mines

09 March, 2016 by Craig Stratton, Market Manager – Industrial Market, AFL

In underground mining, communications infrastructure is a vital component of the operation. Fibre-optic networks offer a reliable, high-speed, low-latency, intrinsically safe, interference-proof, flexible and modular option for evolving underground mine communication systems.

ComNet SkyLaser optical transmission solution

27 November, 2015

The SkyLaser line from ComNet consists of a prepackaged point-to-point kit to establish a fully symmetrical gigabit free-space optical (FSO) connectivity link.

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