G.655 Fibre

1 Day Course
Code G655C

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Scheduled Online Onsite


A 1-day seminar explaining the basis of G.655 fibres and issues pertinent to their deployment and testing in the field. This course is intended for:

•  Managers and engineers in telecoms companies keen to keep up to date with the fast moving developments in fibre optics.

•  Sales and marketing personnel for telecoms companies.

•  Product managers and marketing personnel for optical fibre component & equipment manufacturers.

•  Contractors to telecoms companies who must be aware of industry developments.


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Introduction (2 topics)

  • Development of G.655 fibres
  • Advantages & disadvantages

Theory (3 topics)

  • Chromatic dispersion principles
  • DWDM issues
  • NZDF designs

G.655 Fibre Types (2 topics)

  • OFS Truewave
  • Corning LEAF and others

Installing G.655 Fibres (3 topics)

  • MDF mismatch effects
  • Statistics
  • OTDR traces

Equipment Compatibility (2 topics)

  • G.655 or G.652 based?
  • Vendor specific?

Pigtails & Test Leads (1 topic)

  • Where should the transition from G.655 link to G.652 equipment be?

Standards & Specifications (1 topic)

  • The G.655 standard - specifications & testing requirements

Overview of G.654 & G.656 (1 topic)

  • Characteristics of G.654 submarine fibre & new G.656 CWDM fibre


Basic appreciation of fibre optics

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

  • Fibre Optics Introduction

    A 3-day Training Course on Fibre Optics Introduction Training Course; OCN, Level 2 QCA Accredited. technology & concepts, and some hands on components.

    3 Day Course Hands On Training Course Code PWL050
    Scheduled Online Onsite

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