The Apex closure line from AFL is designed to improve usability, decrease installation time, increase network reliability, and increase density of fibre splices.

Hamamatsu Photonics has developed a semiconductor failure analysis system called the PHEMOS-X C15765-01 that in just a single unit uses visible to near-infrared light to analyse semiconductor defects.

Optoscribe has launched a monolithic glass chip for low-loss coupling to silicon photonics (SiPh) grating couplers.

STL launched the Celesta ribbon optical fibre cable at this year’s virtual FTTH Conference.

Viavi Solutions has introduced the Viavi Optimeter, a new type of network test tool to speed and simplify last mile optical fibre activation and maintenance.

John Guest has launched a new range of ultra-transparent and robust Direct Buried Blown Fibre Straight Connectors.

PPC Broadband has launched the Hapi Miniflex cable installation tool.

Optelian has introduced its Deploy Anywhere (DA) Series – a multi-service, compact and hardened (OSP-compliant) platform designed for multi-haul transport upgrades, remote business services access and fiber deep architectures.

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Acacia Communications is sampling a new 100G coherent dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) pluggable solution.

Viavi Solutions has introduced new test and measurement offerings for optical lab, production and manufacturing environments.

Micos Telcom has launched the MTeH MINI, a next-generation indoor wall-mounted fibre box.