Innovation Through Light

OFS at the Forefront of Optical Fiber Technology

1880

Alexander Graham Bell invents the photophone

1900s

1900s

AT&T acquires the assets of American Bell. AT&T breakup. Lucent Technologies, a spin-off of Bell Labs and AT&T’s manufacturing operations, is created.

1977

1970s

Awarded patents critical to single-mode optical fiber manufacture
Manufactured and sold first optical fiber and fiber cable
One of the earliest optical fiber manufacturers
HCS® (Hard-Clad Silica) Optical Fiber

1989

1989

EDF (Erbium-Doped Fiber)

1995

1995

LC Connector

1998

1998

AllWave® Zero Water Peak Single-Mode Fiber

2001

2001

Furukawa Electric Group acquires Lucent’s optical fiber business. OFS is created.

2003

2003

Fortex™ DT Cable totally gel-free loose tube cable

2007

2007

EZ-Bend® Optical Fiber bend insensitive solid-core fiber

HCXtreme® Optical Fiber for laser delivery in tight bends

2015

2015

InvisiLight® MDU Solution

TeraWave™ ULL Optical Fiber for terrestrial long haul coherent systems

TrueM2™ Beam Combiner platform

2016

2016

Winner of the 68th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award: “Pioneering Invention and Deployment of Fiber Optic Cable”

2017

2017

AccuTube®+ Rollable Ribbon Cable
Double density OSP cable

2018

2018

Awarded Journal of Lightwave Technology Best Paper Award by IEEE/OSA
honoring the most influential, highest-cited original paper published in
JLT in 2015 : “VCSEL-Based Interconnects for Current and Future Data Centers.”

2018

2018

Opened company’s first fiber optic
cable factory in Africa located in
Tangier, Morocco

THE FUTURE

Visit us at www.ofsoptics.com as we continue to revolutionize optical technology.

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