TE Connectivity Announces Flexible Fiber Box

TE Connectivity (TE) today announced the Flexible Fiber Box, a new type of modular aggregation and demarcation box that provides maximum deployment flexibility for network operators with indoor, outside plant and fiber installation challenges. The Flexible Fiber Box promotes true flexibility with easily interchangeable components for termination, sliding adapter pack, fixed bulkhead, splice, MPO and hardened multifiber optical connector (HMFOC) configurations.

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KINOPTIC extends reach into the network and lowers costs

Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, is using its presence at this year’s FTTH Council Conference and exhibition to highlight its extended KINOPTIC™ brand of end-to-end turnkey FTTH solutions. It will also host various workshops at the conference that demonstrate more efficient and cost-effective ways of deploying fibre to the home.

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LS Cable & System develops air blown fiber optic composite power cable

Friday, Feb 17, 2012 LS Cable & System has introduced a new 12/20kV air-blown fiber optic composite power cable that combines both electric power and communication cables, necessary for building smart grids and communication networks, into one. Immediately after the announcement the Company entered into a supply contract with Energy Australia worth $10 million (KRW11.2 billion).

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Huawei Marine Begins Manufacturing Phase of Global Financial Network Express Project

Huawei Marine Networks Co., Ltd. (Huawei Marine) today announced the signing of a construction contract of Hibernia Atlantic’s Global Financial Network (GFN) Project Express. Huawei Marine recently completed the first phase of the project’s marine survey work and is now commencing the manufacturing of the necessary cables and wet plant for the project.

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NEC wins Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) Submarine Cable System

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE6701) announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar supply contract with the global consortium of communications companies, including NTT Communications, KT, Chunghwa Telecom, and others, to construct the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) system, a high-bandwidth optical submarine cable system that will link 9 countries and territories in Asia. The signing took place at Beijing.

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