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ADTRAN offers Crossover Enclosure for FTTN to FTTH migration

October 24, 2013

ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) has unveiled an enclosure that incorporates the multi-service, multi-architecture support capabilities of its flagship Total Access 5000 MSAP family. The company has aimed its ADTRAN Crossover Enclosure at operators who want to offer high-speed broadband services via such technologies as VDSL2 and vectoring in a fiber to the node (FTTN) architecture now, with an eye toward migrating to fiber to the home (FTTH) in the future.

Corning's Centrix cable management platform provides high density

October 1, 2013

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) has introduced its newly designed Centrix platform, an optical connectivity platform that combines what the company claims is industry-leading termination density with an intuitive jumper routing system and superior fiber-optic cable management.

OFS unveils FITEL Right-Bend Fiber Identifier

October 1, 2013

OFS has introduced the Furukawa Electric FITEL Right-Bend fiber identifier, a tool that can identify signals on bend-insensitive optical fiber.

Clearfield offers FieldShield connector, terminal for hardened environments

September 30, 2013

Fiber-optic broadband connectivity specialist Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) has added elements to its FieldShield line for hardened environments. The offerings, which include FieldShield Hardened Connectors and the FieldShield Multiport SmarTerminal, bring the ease of use of pushable fiber and reduced cost to hardened connector applications, Clearfield says.

New cable designs avert conduit congestion

September 19, 2013

The development of 200-µm coated fibers opens the door for more efficient network deployments.

Fujikura Europe unveils One-Click Cleaner MPO

August 8, 2013

Fujikura Europe Ltd. has launched the new One-Click Cleaner MPO designed specifically for cleaning MPO/MTP fiber-optic connectors, which are widely used in data-center networks and some telco-operated infrastructure.

Gigabit Squared buys conduit from Zayo for Seattle FTTH project

August 1, 2013

Gigabit Squared, a digital economic development corporation targeting the development of broadband access networks across the U.S., says it has kicked off deployment of its planned Seattle fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) project with the purchase of conduit and other assets from Zayo Group. Gigabit Squared will use the conduit, which runs throughout the city from the northeast to the southwest, to deploy the backbone fiber-optic cable for its network.

AFL enhances NOYES FCP2 Field Portable Cleaning Kits

July 30, 2013

Sterlite offers bend-insensitive fibers

July 22, 2013

India-based fiber and cable manufacturer Sterlite Technologies Ltd. (BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH) has upgraded its line of bend-insensitive fibers. Dubbed “BOW LITE,” the family now includes the new BOW LITE SUPER (G.657 B3), which joins the “significantly improved” BOW LITE PLUS (G.657 A1) and BOW LITE ENHANCED (G.657 A2.B2) fibers. Sterlite will target the fibers at fiber to the home (FTTH) applications as well as other uses that require tight bend tolerance.

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave unveils Quantum Type-Q101-VS V-Groove Fusion Splicer

July 18, 2013

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (SEL) has introduced the Quantum Type-Q101-VS V-Groove Fusion Splicer. The third member of the Quantum Splicer family aims to meet the need for an advanced but affordable fusion splicer for data center, enterprise, FTTx, OEM, and other fiber-optic network requirements.

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