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 […]


It’s Never Too Late

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If you missed the initial presentation, it’s not too late to view the Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) Cabling Standards Update Spring 2017 webinar hosted by Cabling Installation & Maintenance. The TIA TR-42 Engineering Committee continues to develop and revise standards and specifications relating to cabling components and systems.  Because many North American cabling projects are […]


Premier Industry Symposium to Feature OFS Technical Pros

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Leading experts from OFS will present six technical papers at the first-ever UL and IWCS China Cable & Connectivity Symposium in Shanghai, China, from April 25 through April 27, 2017. These presentations will cover a wide range of subjects from acrylate-based, harsh environmental coatings for specialty optical fiber to high-speed, SWDM transmission over Wideband Multimode […]


OM5 Multimode Fiber Has Arrived

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As data centers increase in size and scale, many industry watchers wonder when the use of single-mode optical fiber will overtake multimode fiber in these facilities. For hyperscale data center designers, that time has arrived. However, for much of the enterprise market, multimode fiber still offers significant cost and power savings over other fibers for […]


Award-Winning Optical Fiber Offers a New Solution for Long-Haul Network Demand

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Data traffic on optical and mobile networks, video streaming and the large-scale rollout of Cloud computing continue to increase each year. This tremendous growth is creating the demand for additional capacity and placing stress on existing long-haul optical networks. To help meet this need, OFS has designed and introduced a new G.654.B compliant optical fiber. […]


Fiber Optic Probe May Beat a Biopsy for Measuring Muscle Health

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A new fiber optic technique for assessing muscle health could eliminate the need for painful muscle biopsies. To diagnose a muscular disorder, disease or infection, physicians must often extract a tissue sample. However, these biopsies can be quite painful and difficult to perform. A story in Medical XPress reports that researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute […]


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