Current Headlines

  1. Opticonx Introduces Xtreme8, A Base 8 Cabling System For 40/100G Networks
    5/16/2016

    Opticonx Inc., a manufacturer of Layer 1 fiber optic connectivity components and systems, is pleased to introduce their newest data center fiber cabling solution, Xtreme8. Xtreme8 is a base 8 plug and play system designed around 8 fiber MTP/MPO terminated trunks, cassette modules, harnesses, patch cables and patch panels

  2. Shanghai Weiye OFC Equipment Presents Its Range Of Fiber Optical Cable Machinery
    5/16/2016

    Fiber Optical cables are regarded as one of the most robust forms of cables that are used across industries and households. The technology has advanced over the last decade and the quality and capacities have increased drastically

  3. Using Light To Create Sound, Researchers Develop Innovative New Chemical Sensing Method
    5/12/2016

    Researchers have developed a promising new fiber-optic based chemical sensing method that uses light inside a fiber to induce sound waves outside it, providing indirect information about what surrounds the fiber

  4. Reflex Photonics MicroClip™ Withstands 1 Kg Pull Force In Live Fiber Pull Tests, Exceeding Industry Standard By 2X
    5/11/2016

    Reflex Photonics is proud to announce that its proprietary MicroClip™ MT ferrule design has proven it can withstand a 1 kg live traffic fiber pull test on a 12-fiber ribbon cable pigtail mated to its LightABLE™ products (40G SR4 and 120G SR12), without any signal performance degradation

  5. Molex Implements Polymicro Technologies Optical Fiber Measurement System For Astronomy Applications
    5/10/2016

    Molex has developed a Polymicro Technologies optical bench to test and validate optical fibers used in astronomy applications

  6. United Fiber & Data Announces Completion Of Build-Out At Equinix'sNew York Data Centers
    5/10/2016

    United Fiber & Data (UFD), a communication infrastructure enterprise operating as a multi-regional fiber optic network provider, announces today that it has worked with Equinix to complete its build-out at Equinix's NY9 data center located at 111 8th Avenue, one of the largest tech buildings in New York City, featuring a carrier hotel and a meet me room that is also among the biggest in the city

  7. Peninsula Fiber Network Taps TMI’s Debbie Gainor To Coordinate Facilitation Of NG911 Services
    5/10/2016

    Peninsula Fiber Network, LLC (“PFN”) of Marquette, Michigan has selected Technologies Management, Inc. (“TMI”) consultant Debbie Gainor to coordinate a 12 month NG911 deployment project in Michigan. PFN’s project includes coordination of 21 PSAP and CPE installations, construction of fiber entrance facilities, and network augmentation. Ms. Gainor’s role is to project manage all aspects of the deployment

  8. Comtrend Announces Development Of G.Fast Gateway Series With Fiber-Like Speeds Over Existing Copper Wire
    5/5/2016

    Comtrend, a leader in xDSL Gateways and advanced networking solutions, has announced its development of their first G.fast VDSL Gateway, the GFR-9510. The GFR-9510, through G.fast technology, uses the existing copper infrastructure to offer gigabit speeds over short distances, making it the ideal alternative to FTTH installations

  9. CommScope To Provide Sprint With Small Cells For In-Building Wireless
    5/2/2016

    CommScope, a leader in communications network infrastructure solutions, recently announced that Sprint has committed to an extensive deployment of S1000 small cells for use in traffic-intensive small and medium-sized business locations.

  10. Frontier Announces Expansion Of Fiber Technology To Hartford’s North End
    5/2/2016

    Frontier Communications announced an additional investment in Hartford, Connecticut that will increase speeds and deploy additional fiber technology to businesses and homes in the north end of the city