Fibre Optic Blog – FibreTalk

Fibre Optic Blog - FibreTalk

Bend Insensitive Singlemode Optic Fibre

What is Bend Insensitive Singlemode Fibre?

Perhaps we have all heard of the term “Bend Insensitive” or “Reduced Bend Radius” as it relates to Optical Fibre Glass.

Perhaps we haven’t. Let’s see if we can de-mystify this […]

RapidConnect Modular PLC Splitters

RapidConnect Modular PLC Splitters

Anderson announce the release of our Modular PLC Splitter range!

For use in FTTx systems, CATV Networks, Passive Optical Networks, Local Area Networks and with Test Equipment – these PLC Modular Splitters reduce […]

Passive Optical Network (PON) Splitters

Splitters – What do they do?

Passive Optical Network (PON) splitters play an important role in Fibre to the Home (FTTH) networks by allowing a single PON network interface to be shared among many subscribers. Splitters […]

Fibre Ribbon Patch Cables MPO-MPO Singlemode


MPO is a high density multi fibre connector system. The patch cables are manufactured to have insertion losses of less than 0.3dB and return losses on the […]

Yamasaki QSFP+ 40G Transceiver

Yamasaki QSFP+ (Quad Small Form-factor Pluggable Plus) is a new Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) for high speed applications, such as 40Gbps, which provide four channels of data in one pluggable interface. Each channel is capable of […]

Fibre Optic Cabling

Fibre Optic Cabling

The way of the future takes a step closer everyday. Its not hard to imagine in a few years time every home in Australia will have some form of fibre optic connectivity.

Why fibre […]

What does an NBN connection look like in a new home?

NBN Connection Inside Homes 

We take a look at where the NBN’s fibre optic cable ends up when it’s run from the street to a new home
Some people, especially those in new housing estates, have been […]

Fibre Optic Sensing Technology Opportunities & Possibilities

Sensing In Underground Coal Mine Using Fibre Optic – The Opportunities & Possibilities
The way mines are controlled and monitored in the current day and age can easily be revolutionized by using fibre optic sensing technology. Issues such […]

It’s Hard to switch NBN back to fibre after The Turnbull: Clare

Despite the coalition’s mixed technology model, the labor party is moving forward with plans to ensure that the National Broadband Network (NBN) is fibre-driven this is according to shadow communications Minister Jason Clare who […]

OM4 Fibre Optic Cabling

Brace yourself for a new generation of data center applications. The Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) is currently looking at approving cabling standards that are set to redefine the […]

Optic Fibre Technology NBN

Optic Fibre technology is the way to go for the National Broadband Network

When we look into the future, we see a clear difference. Individuals at that particular time will be interlinked with experts from every imaginable […]

Testing Optical Fibre Cable

Testing Optical Fibre Cable – New Parameters for in Premises Networks

With an increase in the adoption of Fibre-based local area networks (LANs), there is an urgent need for installers to be educated on the best Fibre […]

ADSL Versus Fibre Broadband – Is There Any Real Difference?

As Australia moves closer toward a future where everyone has access to ultra-fast and reliable broadband, more citizens by the day are asking what, if any, is the difference between ADSL cable and fibre broadband. […]

Fibre Optic Networks – The Benefits

Fibre Optic Networks – The Benefits

The vast majority of smaller business that actually go so far as to set up their own server tend to keep it in a spare cupboard or stuck on a […]

Implementing fibre-to-the-basement

In September 2013, TPG launched its own fibre-to-the-basement (FTTB)
network that would service approximately 500,000 premises. The company’s
move capitalised on a regulatory loophole to extend its established network to
apartment buildings, and in so doing prompted a […]

Borderless operations

A rising number of large Australian companies such as Telstra, ANZ, Vodafone and
Macquarie Bank are utilising business-process outsourcing companies that are typically
located in either India or the Philippines. The lower cost base has […]

The revised NBN alternative

The revised NBN alternative

The initial plan for the National Broadband Network by the Labour government in
2011 involved connecting fibre optic cables to 93 precent of homes and businesses,
which in the process replaces a century old […]

Shifting technology power

Developed countries such as the United States and Japan have traditionally been perceived as front-
runners in leading edge technology, cultivating global technology brands such as Apple, Sony and
Panasonic just to name a few. Consequently, the […]

Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing – What? How? Why?

Fusion Splicing – What is it, how is it done and why is it used?

Fibre Optic Fusion splicing is the art of welding the ends of two optical fibers together using an electrical arc. The […]

5G networks steering driverless cars

The prospect of seeing Google’s driverless cars may seem futuristic, but have appeared increasingly
feasible with further advances in technology and 5G networks. Although initial concerns include
safety, control and security, purported benefits once developed […]

Holiday Closing Dates 2013-2014

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting Anderson Corporation over the past 12 months and we look forward to serving you in the New Year.

Our closing dates for the […]

Australia’s Workplace of the Future

Australia’s Workplace – Future reliable technology infrastructure

With the rollout of Australia’s broadband network that boasts speeds of up to 100 megabits per second (Mbps), this will undoubtedly impact industries emerging and existing now and to […]

Fastest Internet Connections in the World

With Australia’s broadband network on its way, it is intriguing to investigate the top countries globally that are considered to have the fastest broadband connections. Akamai Technologies recently released a quarterly report that covered the […]

Telstra Ramps Up Safety Measures For Field Workers

Most fibre installers understand the dangers of involved when working with focused light outside of the visible spectrum. High powered laser’s used in equipment such as media converters, sfp’s and fibre switches pose serious risk […]

Fibre Optic Connectivity

Fibre Optic Connectivity Allow For Expansion

Cloudonomics, being the economic shift brought by cloud computing has been a hot topic with those who have a vested interest in fibre optic telecommunications. Not only does cloud computing […]

OTDR Yamasaki XO1 FiberPulse Singlemode

The Yamasaki XO1 FiberPulse Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is an essential part of any professional fibre optic tool set. With a 32dB dynamic range for both 1310nm and 1550nm wavelengths and an integrated VFI […]