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The development of optic fibre arc fusion splicing

The use of communicating via light undoubtedly goes back many centuries. The Chinese and Native Americans were the first to use smoke signals for long distance communications, a type of optical communication link. The idea of sending light signals over a medium (today silica glass fibre), was first demonstrated in 1841 when Jean-Daniel Colladon of […]

What was cool at AfricaCom 2015

AfricaCom is arguably the largest communication expo in South Africa, indeed in Africa. Over the years it has become visually dominated by companies providing satellite and mobile services with network and transmission ancillary equipment vendors  being less “visible”.  Yes, they are present but do not have large dishes and world maps to dominate the scene.  […]