Dubai, UAE; May 03, 2012: Etisalat Academy the largest single source provider of Training and Development solutions in the Middle East was glad to host The Next Generation Fiber Technology Seminar on May 3rd, 2012.This event was aimed at bringing together both industry professionals, engineers and technicians that want to know more about modern optical fiber networks and the skills required to implement them.
Jim Hayes, President of the FOA was the events key speaker. Jim has been active in the field of fiber optics since the late 1970’s. He has developed fiber optic training programs and taught over 10,000 students. Jim is a prolific writer, authoring and co-authoring numerous articles and books relating to fiber optics, as well as speaking at many international events.
David Brennan, General Manager, Etisalat Academy, said “Etisalat is the regional leader in fiber and globally is second only to South Korea in deployment to homes (and very soon will be the global leader). It was therefore appropriate to host the Fiber Optic Association (FOA) to discuss the latest developments in fiber technology and future demands and uses of Fiber. The FOA also found this a valuable opportunity to learn from a corporation they acknowledge as extremely advanced in the technology and global leader.”
JDSU and Teksignals (Regional Partner) were the Diamond Sponsors for this event. JDSU is one of the world’s leading providers of optical products & test and measurement solutions to the communications industry.