Tagged: fibre optics

RIP Sciblogger John Nixon - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Apr 02, 2013

We received some sad news here at Sciblogs today – contributor John Nixon, an optical engineer and author of the Light My Fibre blog passed away on March 19, aged 71. John Nixon (right) dining with telecommunications analyst Paul Budde. John’s daughter Dominique Annonier wrote from her home in New Caledonia: I’m very sad to announce that my … Read More

Fibre in the ground by Christmas - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Dec 07, 2010

Regional cities in the North Island will be the first to see fibre optic cables laid around their streets as $200 million worth of contracts to roll out high-speed internet services are confirmed. The deals that the Government’s Crown Fibre Holdings has struck are with the type of infrastructure players not traditionally associated with broadband – Northpower Limited … Read More