Improving Capacity, Reach and Economics with Coherent Transport

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Today, coherent transport technology enables speeds of 40 and 100 Gb/s over legacy fiber networks. However, emerging fundamental limitations in spectral efficiency and un-regenerated reach will soon begin to strain the economics of the internet. Backbone traffic is currently growing at a 30-50 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), but consumers are reluctant to pay […]



OFS LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber Next-Generation Multimode Technology

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Data centers and enterprise networks continue to require ever-increasing speeds. Yesterday’s 10 Gbps networks are rapidly being replaced by 40 and 100 Gbps speeds, and 400 Gbps networks are on the horizon. How can today’s network designers best support this increasing demand for bandwidth?   TIA has standardized a new multimode fiber to support short […]


Let the Ribbon Cables Roll…

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Meet two new, totally gel-free fiber optic cables from OFS that feature the company’s exciting new rollable ribbon technology. Using cables with this ribbon design, users can literally double the fiber density in an existing duct. First, the new AccuTube®+ Rollable Ribbon (RR) Fiber Optic Cable was specifically created to maximize duct utilization for ultra-high […]


Tales From the Front Line

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Interested in fiber optic sensing? If so, you’ll want to check out the “Tales From the Front Line of Fiber Optic Sensing” webinar presented by OptaSense and sponsored by the Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA). Whether it’s detecting pipeline leaks, damage to railroads or intrusion at critical facilities, fiber optic sensing plays an increasingly important […]


Not Seeing is Believing

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OFS introduced the latest addition to its InvisiLight® Solutions family at the Fiber Connect Conference recently held in Orlando, FL. Specifically designed for fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTx) deployment to low-rise buildings or garden-style dwelling units, the InvisiLight Facade Solution uses an innovative and virtually invisible approach to place fiber on and into buildings. In this way, the […]


Redefining the Limits of Optical Fiber

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The adoption of mobile devices, data-intensive applications and 4G LTE networks are just few of the key factors driving the ever-increasing demand for greater network and Internet bandwidth. In fact, a recent article in Optical Connections Magazine maintains that fundamental physics could pose a threat to the Internet’s continued expansion. However, according to Robert Lingle […]


Missed Our Recent Webinar?

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If so, don’t fret. This session on “Optical Fibers for Automation Controls and Industrial Networking” is still available for viewing. Specifically designed for integrators, this webinar discusses the challenge of transforming Industrial Automation configurations, using Industrial Ethernet, to achieve a factory floor that features a more intelligent, efficient and sophisticated network. This session will also […]


Let’s Connect!

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Attending the 2017 Fiber Connect Conference in Orlando? If not, you’ll miss out on programs from Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) thought leaders and industry experts along with the newest products and solutions. During the conference presented by the Fiber Broadband Association, OFS technical experts will headline a highly-rated educational session on “FTTH Basics and Network Design” and […]


Fiber to the Home Accelerates Local Economies

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A new study by RVA, LLC for the Fiber Broadband Association links widely available fiber-to-the-home service to more jobs, a better economy and new business formation. In fact, the report shows that fiber is accelerating the connected economy throughout the U.S.  To learn more, GO HERE. As the only all-fiber trade association in the Americas, the […]


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