Installing FTTH doesn’t need to be a headache. Your challenge: mass deployments mean managing multiple contractors and untrained personnel. Evolving PON technologies, new test gear and training mean keeping your teams updated to deliver the outstanding quality expected. 

Visitors to this year’s OFC Conference and Exhibition in San Diego were able to see, for the first time, a collection of optical module solutions for 5G wireless networks from Finisar.

The new 3M Expanded Beam Optical Connector System is a scalable single and multimode interconnect system for data centre applications.

The new Yokogawa AQ1210 optical-time domain reflectometer (OTDR) has been re-engineered internally to bring the features and user-friendly operation of the AQ7280 flagship OTDR to the installers and testers of passive optical networks (PON) and fibre to the antenna (FTTA).

ADVA has launched its expanded FSP 3000 open line system (OLS) to provide data centre interconnect (DCI) customers with choice and flexibility.

Sumix Corporation has launched a new technology for inspecting multi-fibre MPO connectors.

Viavi Solutions has introduced a range of solutions designed for testing tomorrow’s network elements in today’s lab, production and manufacturing environments.

Emtelle’s latest launch, HomeConnect is a pre-connectorised cabling system that can be installed for both internal and external use.

Infinera has launched its sixth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE6, which features dual-channel 800Gb/s per wave.

The recent BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition saw Sticklers launch an all-encompassing kit that contains everything required to clean and inspect fibre optics.

Infinera has expanded its portfolio of metro packet-optical solutions with the Infinera 7100 PSX-3S platform.

Furukawa Electric’s Fitel S185 series of Fusion Splicers is specifically designed for splicing specialty optical fibres used in optical components, fiber lasers, and optical sensors.