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Prysmian Introduces World’s First 180µm Fiber Cable for FTTx and 5G Networks

Optical fibers are getting smaller and smaller to the deployment challenges raised by the applications. As telecom operators also started looking for high fiber count cables in reduced diameters, optical fiber and cable manufacturers have been investing in research and development to realize smaller fibers and cables. Prysmian becomes the first company to release a portfolio of cables that make use of optical fibers having a diameter of 180µm (micrometers). These cables will be deployed for FTTx and 5G networks.

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Prysmian to Showcase 6,912 Fiber FlexRibbon Cable at OFC

Leading fiber optic cable manufacturer, Prysmian in a press release informed its decision to showcase 6,912 fiber FlexRibbon cable at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC 2019) in San Diego, CA. Prysmian will present to the fiber optic market it’s 6,912 fiber MassLink™ Cable with FlexRibbon™ Technology. 6912F cable is the highest fiber count optical cable available…

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Sumitomo and Optoscribe Cooperate for Multicore Fiber Components

The UK based Optoscribe and Japan-based Sumitomo Electric have reached to an agreement to cooperate to Multicore Fiber components. The strategic partnership with Optiscribe, which is one of the leading suppliers of 3D glass-based integrated photonics components, and Sumitomo Electric which is one of the leaders in optical fiber, cable and component manufacturing will serve the datacom and telecommunication sectors….

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Nexans Expands its Connected Drums Service Solution

Nexans has expanded its Connected Drums solution business to six countries in Europe, which the solution provider plans to take to the other parts of the world. Nexan’s Connected Cable Drum ERP solution helps real-time tracking of cable drums and can reduce the time it takes to return a drum back to Nexans factory by as much as 25 percent…

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A Single Cable for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

The US-based fiber optic product supplier AFL introduces a unique single solution for both indoor and outdoor installation environment. The manufacturer’s LQ-Series I/O Plum Loose tube cable is suitable for inside plant and outside plant deployments. The plenum-rated cable possesses characteristics suitable to meet stringent criteria for indoor as well as outdoor environments. The maker in a press release says…

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HFCL Plans Expansion of Fiber Cable Manufacturing Capacity

Indian telecom product supplier, HFCL (Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited) plans to expand its fiber optic cable manufacturing facility in Hyderabad. A proposal to enhance the capacity to manufacture fiber optic cable has been approved by the board of directors of the company in a meeting held on 7 January 2019. The current decision is to enhance the production capacity by 3.5…