Last week BT issued a press release about its trials of hollow core fibre. 6GWorld spoke to Professor Andrew Lord, BT’s Head of Optical Research, to dig behind the headlines and uncover a wide variety of implications for 6G networks and their providers.
Ironically patience is a virtue with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications (URLLC). Providers need time to catch up with demand.
Higher bandwidth and ultra-low latency each have a role to play, as time-sensitive networking (TSN) emerges as Ethernet’s heir apparent as the golden standard for data delivery.