Welcome to the November 2021 issue of the Fibre Optic Industry Association Newsletter.
We start, as usual with a Welcome to our new FIA Corporate members:
- Digital Broadband Solutions Ltd.
- Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltd.
- Micos Telcom
- Fibreplus Ltd.
- Bailey Products
- JPR Mechanical & Electrical Services Ltd.
Welcome to the Association.
The FIA Autumn Seminar on 14th & 15th October 2021:
At Whittlebury Hall, near Northampton, was the best-attended event for many years! It was a great opportunity to meet face-to-face, to renew acquaintances and enjoy in-person time together.
This year’s presentations included some departures from the norm, with focus on hot topics in our industry, including the challenges of installing Fibre to the Home, issues and benefits experienced with undersea cabling, and a fresh departure, an overview and demonstration of the use of drone technology in scouting and identifying suitable cable routes in various environments, both above and below ground, all kept the attendees both engaged and amused.
A special big Thank You to our sponsors for the event, Fujikura Europe Limited.
Dates for next years’ ‘Summer’ Seminar:
Thursday 16th & Friday 17th June 2022 – Mark your diary now! Sponsorship packages will be announced in the New Year.
FIA Annual General Meeting:
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 1st December 2021 at 12 noon at The Manor House, Buntingford, Herts SG9 9AB
This year we have 2 vacant places. One vacant place carried over from last year, plus Frank Kler is retiring from Council.
The Agenda and all relevant paperwork will be emailed direct to all members during the first week in November, but it can also be viewed here.
If you think you would like to join Council and want more information email: email@example.com
FIA NEW Logo
The FIA logo and brand colours were nearly 30 years old and were appearing dated, so we decided it was time for a refresh. Hive Creative gave us several options and we finally agreed on the logo you see above and the colour palette seen here.
The new look was launched at the recent FIA Autumn Seminar.
We’ll soon add downloadable copies of versions of the logo to the FIA website but if you need a logo immediately, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIA – ACCREDITED INSTALLER SCHEME:
- ABM ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING LTD.
- BIRCH TECHNICAL SERVICES LTD.
- CIS SERVICES LTD.
- COMPUTER-LINKS LTD.
- DATANET SOLUTIONS LTD.
- FES LTD.
- GCL LTD.
- INFINET DATACOMS LTD.
- ITM COMMUNICATIONS LTD.
- LYNX NETWORKS plc.
- MITECH CONSULTANTS LTD.
- NETWORX3 GROUP LTD.
- OPEN NETWORK ASSOCIATES LIMITED.
- PR POWER INSTALLATIONS LTD.
- REMARK GROUP.
- SPLICE GROUP EUROPE LTD.
For full details of all of the FIA AIS Accredited Installers, click here