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IEC TC86 Fibre Optics

The activity of this technical committee covers terminology, characteristics, related tests, calibration and measurement methods, functional interfaces, optical, environmental and mechanical requirements to ensure reliable system performance. IEC TC86 Fibre Optics IEC SC86A Fibre Cables IEC SC86B Fibre Optic Interconnecting Devices & Passive Components IEC SC86C Fibre Optics Systems & Active Devices

Network Suppliers: Data Is the Product, Not the By-Product

Rob Mesirow, Partner at PwC, tells TIA NOW’s Abe Nejad about how hardware suppliers can successfully move into the software business through virtualization and cloud services.

Pushing Fiber Deeper to the Edge

We talk a lot about network innovation on the virtualized side of the network, but what about the backbone of the network? Deploying fiber deep pushes better cable service closer to the customer, enhances scalability, and addresses concerns about aging copper being a bottleneck to network innovation. Cox Communication’s Dr. Eugene Dai and EXFO’s Sophie…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on New Project for Methods for Measuring the Change in Transmittance of Optical Fibers in Expressed Buffer Tubes When Subjected to Temperature Cycling Revision

Arlington, VA (September 5, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-455-244-A titled Methods for Measuring the Change in Transmittance of Optical Fibers in Expressed Buffer Tubes When Subjected to Temperature Cycling Revision. ANSI/TIA-455-244-A document will revise ANSI/TIA-455-244 to…

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