More Fiber optic cables & enclosures news & products: Lightwave

More Cables & Enclosures News and Products

Molex OptoConnect optical enclosures simplify fiber mapping

December 18, 2014

Molex Inc. says its new OptoConnect Custom Optical Enclosures simplify complex fiber-optic mapping issues, using integrated FlexPlane optical circuitry. The enclosures provide a complete end-to-end optical management system that interfaces with high density telecom and datacom equipment from a variety of manufacturers, the company assets.

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Quantum Type-Q101-CA-PLUS fusion splicer

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave launches Wi-Fi enabled QuantumCA-PLUS fusion splicer

November 6, 2014

Sumitomo Electric Lightwave has introduced its next-generation single-fiber core alignment fusion splicer, the Quantum Type-Q101-CA-PLUS.

AFL ups OSP MicroCore Cable fiber count to 432

October 27, 2014

AFL says it has expanded its OSP MicroCore air-jetted fiber-optic cable portfolio with a 432 fiber-count version. The Telcordia GR-20 compliant MicroCore cable features a 12.6-mm outer diameter, which AFL asserts makes it one of the world’s smallest high fiber count fiber cables.

Clearfield FieldSmart ZoneBox

Clearfield FieldSmart ZoneBox targets ceiling, floor installations

October 6, 2014

Fiber management and connectivity supplier Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD) has unveiled the latest addition to its FieldSmart family of products, the FieldSmart ZoneBox. The ZoneBox is a ceiling or floor mount panel for fiber-optic cables in inside plant applications, including passive optical LAN (POLAN), fiber demarcation, CATV, entrance facilities, security systems (CCTV), telecommunications rooms, and MDUs.

Valdor expands into Mexico with joint venture

August 26, 2014

Valdor Technology International Inc. (TSX-V: VTI) (OTC: VTIFF) reports that it has signed a letter of intent for a joint venture with Inteligencia e Infraestructura En America S.A.

Huawei, Rostelecom collaborate on FTTH distribution boxes

August 19, 2014

Huawei says it has collaborated with Russian service provider Rostelecom to develop floor distribution boxes (FDBs) for use in Rostelecom’s flexible fiber to the home (FTTH) deployments. The FDBs will help improve the efficiency of the operator’s FTTH deployments, particularly in sparsely populated areas, Huawei says.

KeyFibre touts virtues of mechanical splices

August 4, 2014

Spanish fiber-optic network connectivity technology vendor KeyFibre asserts that mechanical splice technology should now be considered alongside fusion splicing for performance and durability when it comes to connecting optic fibers.

Digging deep: The secrets behind successful fiber-optic project management

July 29, 2014

By Allen Powell, S&N Communications -- This article will focus on what actions you, as a municipality or project manager, can take to ensure a successful fiber-optics installation project. Specifically, we’ll take a close look at what should happen behind the scenes before you hire a fiber-optics infrastructure construction company and best practices to pursue to ensure maximum effectiveness and cost savings for your next project.

Telefónica deploys FTTH using FastConnect from Huawei

July 18, 2014

Spanish operator Telefónica has entered into a joint development agreement with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. to deploy fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) equipment, including Huawei’s FastConnect system.

Greenlee Communications launches FI-100 fiber identifier

July 10, 2014

Professional tool provider Greenlee Communications has released the new FI-100 Fiber Identifier, designed to quickly and efficiently measure the presence and direction of traffic in fiber-optic cables and display the approximate core power on the seven-segment display.

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