Posts tagged as bandwidth

The elements of fibre cable management

As service providers upgrade their networks to transport high-bandwidth broadband services, an increase in fibre usage is essential to meet both bandwidth and cost requirements. But just deploying this additional fibre is not enough – a successful, well- built network must also be based on a strong fibre cable management system. Proper fibre management has […]

ICASA IMT roadmap a leap forward in the spectrum debacle

  The publication of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) roadmap for radio frequency spectrum for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) for comment has been welcomed by many of the vendors of telecommunication equipment and some South African telcos. They said it was a great leap forward.  It is significant that ICASA has followed […]

Optical wireless broadband – it’s licence free

  Optical wirelss broadband (OWB) is quick to install, requires no Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) licence and it can provide up to 10 Gbps bandwidth over a distance of up to 2,5 km.  Also referred to as free space optics, OWB is developed from the ground up and manufactured in South Africa […]

Testing the limits of IEEE 802.11ac wireless networking standard

  The evolving wide-bandwidth IEEE 802.11ac communications standard brings new benefits to users but new challenges to those tasked with testing products based on this standard. As the IEEE 802.11ac wireless standard evolves, it continues to breed new challenges for those tasked with testing and measuring these wireless systems. As products based on the IEEE […]

Super-broadband speeds – it’s all in the chip!

  The first deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across South Africa will deliver businesses with the simplicity, scalability, and efficiency expected from a fibre network – and it is all in the chip! Internet Solutions (IS), the first in South Africa to deploy the new technology, is now able to react to changing business […]

Advances for image quality with limited bandwidth

by Harry Hsiao, Moxa   If you’re in charge of managing the security system for a facility, then you’ve undoubtedly had your fair share of “Picasso moments”. That is, one or more security camera frames that should show well-defined images have been mysteriously transformed into something the master himself would have been proud of.   […]