2015 – The Silver Jubilee of the FIA

2015 - THE SILVER JUBILEE OF THE FIA for Netcomms Europe by Mike Gilmore, Standards Director 2015 is a particularly important year for the Fibreoptic Industry Association – at we celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of its formation. The cornerstone of the...

The Class System is Dead

The Class System is Dead, at least for optical fibre cabling. for Netcomms Europe by Mike Gilmore, Standards Director Those readers “au fait” with ISO/IEC 11801 and EN 50173 standards for generic cabling design will recognise the concept of cabling “channels” and...

Finally! – An accredited installer scheme that delivers

Finally! - An accredited installer scheme that delivers for Netcomms Europe by Mike Gilmore, Standards Director The “IT” world has repeatedly tried to develop an effective Approved Installer scheme. It would appear that the Fibreoptic Industry Association has finally...