FIA White Papers
The Fibreoptic Industry Association was hoping that the combined impact of the extension of the Construction Products Regulation to power, communications and control cables (1st July 2017) and the revision of BS 7671 (Requirements for Electrical Installations: IET...read more
FIA White Paper – Guidance on the commercial impact of the extension of the Construction Products Regulation to Telecommunications Cables.
From 1st July 2017, all energy, communications and control cables that are placed on the market and intended to be installed in a “permanent” manner inside buildings and other structures have to be certified as being conformant to a specific EuroClass in relation to...read more
There are two primary sources of specification of singlemode optical fibre: • the ITU-T G.65x series; • IEC 60793-2-50 (published as BS EN 60793-2-50). At the time of writing 20 different singlemode optical fibre specifications defined by the ITU-T. These are: • ITU-T...read more
The transfer of ownership of a cabling infrastructure (be it metallic or optical fibre) to a 3rd party is fundamentally different than a clients acceptance of such an infrastructure which has been subject to a supply contract. The latter relies on the terms of the...read more