Category: Structured Cabling News

Prysmian Group new record in optical fibre data transmission | Prysmian Group

Prysmian, Nokia Bell Labs and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology have achieved a record-setting 1 Petabit per second transmission over an optical fiber with standard dimensions. The experiment combines highly spectral efficient wideband optical transmission with an optical fiber guiding 15 spatial modes and the use of specific mode multiplexers. The total capacity of the network has been 1 Petabit per second, corresponding to simultaneous 8K-TV broadcasting for 10 million people.

The Switch to Online Everything: Fiber optic update for 2021

The pandemic changed everything: the way we work, teach, learn, attend conferences, shop and entertain ourselves. If we managed to avoid the virus, it even changed how we consult with our healthcare providers. “In person” became “online” for many of our everyday activities, putting a big strain on the world’s broadband networks. That the current network has been able to absorb all the extra traffic is miraculous, although the bulk of additional video calls, classes and other communications occurred during the day, which lessened the impact.

Webinar: Evolution of the Workplace

This documentary style interview with industry thought leaders addresses ideas to leverage technology in ways that improve our physical, digital and experiential worlds. We’ll cover aspects of the Built Environment from Education, Healthcare, Commercial Buildings, Data Centers and Cities, then focus on current and future challenges and how we can all adapt our spaces for a better normal.