SSE Enterprise Telecoms selected to help deliver hyperfast, 1Gbps connectivity to £800 million Aberdeen development to make it ‘the most connected community in Scotland’

Grain chooses SSE Enterprise Telecoms to create fibre-to-the-home network for Aberdeen’s Countesswells development LONDON, UK – 10 October 2017 – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – today announced that it has won a competitive tender from advanced fibre broadband specialists Grain to deliver network connectivity to Countesswells, a new £800 million development in Aberdeen. Countesswells will become home to a new community of residents, schools and businesses five miles outside of Aberdeen. The development represents a significant investment in…

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Record-breaking ECOC Conference in Gothenburg sees multiple advances in optics and sustainability

2017’s event saw a new world record of 10 Pbit/s for the amount of data transmitted through a single optical fibre, as well as the creation of an “ECOC forest” to offset air-travel to the conference Gothenburg, 28 September 2017. The 43rd European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) proved why it is Europe’s leading conference for the fibre optic industry after a series of world firsts this year, including the new world record for the amount of data transmitted through a single optical fibre. Along with close to 1300 leading…

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Record numbers of exhibitors and sell-out crowds mark ECOC Exhibition’s 22nd year

London, 20 September 2017: The European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) 2017 Exhibition – organised by Nexus Media Events Ltd – strengthened its position as Europe’s leading event for the fibre optic industry with a record-breaking attendance to mark its 22nd year. After selling out exhibition space to 327 exhibitors from around the globe, ECOC 2017 attracted more than 5,900 visitors to the Svenska Massan in Gothenburg, Sweden over three days. Celebrating more than two decades of innovation, the event is renowned for showcasing new and exciting technologies in fibre…

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Prysmian invests €250m in its worldwide optical fibre and cable facilities

“The demand for optical fibre and cables for TLC broadband networks increases worldwide. We reply with capacity, innovation and quality,” stated SVP P. Vanhille Inauguration of Europe’s largest optical cable plant in Slatina, Romania Milan, 13 June 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has inaugurated today its new optical cable plant in Slatina, Romania, the largest of its kind in Europe. The new Slatina plant is part of a 3-year, €250 million investment plan aimed at improving the Group’s production capacity and…

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GPS over Fibre system to be showcased at IMS 2017 by ETL Systems

ETL’s RF Components were recently utilized by service provider Timeline Television and system integrator ND SatCom Madley, UK. 30 May 2017. ETL Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of RF signal distribution equipment for satellite communications, will be exhibiting its wide range of RF Components at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) – the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice – in Hawaii, June 4-9. ETL Systems RF Components were recently utilized in the building of broadcast technology and service provider, Timeline…

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ECOC Conference heading to high-tech innovation hub Gothenburg, Sweden

Call for papers deadline of April 28 fast approaching for 43rd edition of the leading event Gothenburg, Sweden. 18 April 2017: The European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) – the largest conference of its kind in Europe – is heading to Scandinavia for its 43rd edition this year, taking place September 17th-21st in Gothenburg, Sweden. Co-located with the ECOC Exhibition, the annual ECOC Conference offers unique insights into the top research advances and scientific discoveries in the field of optical communications, with exciting coverage of cutting-edge basic and applied research….

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