Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom announce completion of DARE1 marine survey and addition of Bosaso landing station
Mar28

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom announce completion of DARE1 marine survey and addition of Bosaso landing station

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom today announced that the marine survey for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has been completed and the cable route finalized. The companies also announced the addition of a landing station in Bosaso, Somalia. The DARE1 cable system is the first step in a planned expansion into eastern Africa, which will connect Djibouti (Djibouti), Bosaso...

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Intelliconnect expands range of Precision RF and Microwave Adaptors
Mar26

Intelliconnect expands range of Precision RF and Microwave Adaptors

Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd, the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF and cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies is expanding its RF and Microwave precision connector and adaptor range. The company now offers a wider range than ever of high specification stainless steel connectors as well as in-series and between-series adaptors. Intelliconnect’s attenuators and adaptors are used where signal integrity and quality are important,...

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Ethernet hybrid cables for new SIEMENS® and BOSCH REXROTH® servomotor systems
Mar18

Ethernet hybrid cables for new SIEMENS® and BOSCH REXROTH® servomotor systems

The automation specialist LÜTZE, based in Weinstadt, Germany expands its LÜTZE SUPERFLEX® cable family to include one cable solutions in compliance with the new SIEMENS® and INDRAMAT® standards for the exacting requirements of industrial environments.  The new LÜTZE SUPERFLEX® one cable solutions with an integrated Ethernet element, are suitable for power supply, data transfer and controlling brakes in servo...

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L-com launches new line of rugged Category 7 cables
Mar20

L-com launches new line of rugged Category 7 cables

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand, and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, has unveiled a new line of Category 7 cables that are ideal for 10GBASE-T, Cat7 to Cat6a, factory automation, outdoor industrial Ethernet and machine vision applications. L-com’s new Category 7 cables are constructed with an overall braid shield around individually shielded twisted pairs (S/FTP) and feature a...

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TE Connectivity now offers industrial Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and PoE
Mar13

TE Connectivity now offers industrial Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and PoE

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing a new series of Ethernet jacks with integrated magnetics and Power over Ethernet (PoE) specifically designed for industrial applications which help to simplify PCB design efforts and simplify peripheral powering in the total system “Integrated magnetics in our new Ethernet jacks eliminate the need for any layout on the analog part of the...

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Prysmian to showcase 6,912 fibre FlexRibbon™ cable at FTTH Conference 2019
Mar12

Prysmian to showcase 6,912 fibre FlexRibbon™ cable at FTTH Conference 2019

SVP Vanhille: “we are committed to supporting our customers in developing reliable and cost-effective broadband networks” Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will showcase its latest innovations for quality, future-proof networks at FTTH Conference 2019, taking place on March 12-14 in Amsterdam.  The Group will present for the first time to the European market its 6,912...

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Nexans simplifies data centre network monitoring and scale-up with launch of LANsense AIM and new high-density copper & fibre solutions
Mar12

Nexans simplifies data centre network monitoring and scale-up with launch of LANsense AIM and new high-density copper & fibre solutions

As new trends such as 5G and edge computing put more strain on data centres, the race for efficiency, reliability and scalability continues. To help data centres effectively address their physical layer-relatedchallenges, Nexans launches new cutting-edge solutions at the 11th edition of Data Centre World 2019, UK’s largest gathering of data centre expertise. The new solutions presented by the Group include LANsense AIM software...

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CommScope licenses fiber adapter portfolio to AFL
Mar11

CommScope licenses fiber adapter portfolio to AFL

CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has licensed to AFL Telecommunications its portfolio of patents for duplex LC fiber optic adapters, which are designed to fit within an SC adapter footprint. The portfolio license provides rights to the US patents and foreign counterparts in the CommScope portfolio. As the second license granted by CommScope to its duplex LC adapter...

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R&M: Best sales figures in the company’s history
Mar07

R&M: Best sales figures in the company’s history

R&M, the globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures, based in Wetzikon, Switzerland, posted the best sales figures in the company’s history in 2018. The Group increased sales by 14.2% in comparison to 2017 and posted sales of CHF 265.1 million worldwide. “The key factor was the very positive market dynamism particularly in the market segments Data Center and...

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Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbonTM – Ribbon Reinvented for high-capacity networks
Mar05

Sterlite Tech unveils TruRibbonTM – Ribbon Reinvented for high-capacity networks

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, today announced the launch of TruRibbonTM– Ribbon Reinvented at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference (#OFC2019), happening at California. TruRibbonTM is a fully backward compatible ribbon cable that offers the high density needed by today’s networks, with superior handling design to enable a first-time-right installation. As data requirements continue to explode...

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Corning to highlight solutions for emerging applications at OFC 2019
Mar04

Corning to highlight solutions for emerging applications at OFC 2019

Corning Incorporated will highlight innovations that help network operators stay ahead of demand for high-bandwidth capabilities at the 2019 Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC) March 5-7 in San Diego. In Booth 2822, Corning experts will demonstrate solutions for every segment of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware, and equipment to fully-optimized solutions for high-speed...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019
Mar04

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest optical connectivity solutions for 5G at OFC 2019

Future-proof technology that can enhance the capacity, density and performance of optical networks as the industry moves towards 5G will be showcased by HUBER+SUHNER at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019. The largest conference and exhibition for optical communications – taking place March 5-7 in San Diego – OFC will highlight how the latest challenges being brought by network densification can be met by...

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Molex and Elenion Technologies extend investment to bring silicon photonic-based solutions to market
Mar06

Molex and Elenion Technologies extend investment to bring silicon photonic-based solutions to market

Molex Ventures has announced a further investment between Molex Optical Solutions Group (OSG) and Elenion Technologies, LLC (Elenion), collaborating on the next-generation of high Baud rate coherent optical module solutions.  The co-development efforts will focus on several new designs which will serve a variety of telecom and datacom applications.   Through the collaboration, Molex will combine its core...

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Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant
Mar05

Sterlite Tech now home to India’s 1st Zero Waste to Landfill Optical Fibre Cable Plant

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solution company, has won Intertek’s (US) Zero Waste to Landfill certification for its optical fibre cable manufacturing plant in Rakholi, Silvassa (India). This world-class manufacturing facility diverts more than 99 per cent waste away from landfill, making it India’s first optical fibre cable plant to receive this third-party global certification. “We are committed to sustainable manufacturing...

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Fluke Networks new MPO Inspection Camera offers fastest view from complete endface to individual fiber
Mar05

Fluke Networks new MPO Inspection Camera offers fastest view from complete endface to individual fiber

Breakthroughs in efficiency and usability include multiple camera design, gesture-based UI and rugged ergonomics. Fluke Networks has unveiled the FI-3000 FiberInspector™ Pro, the industry’s most efficient Multi-Fiber Push On (MPO) endface inspection camera. MPO technology allow simultaneous connection of up to 32 fibers transmitting hundreds of gigabits of information but are susceptible to the number one cause of fiber...

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R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.
Mar04

R&M acquires Optimum Fiberoptics Inc.

R&M strengthens its US business and expands its presence on the US East Coast. The Swiss cabling specialist, R&M, has announced the acquisition of Optimum Fiberoptics Inc., a U.S. fiber optic cable and connectivity specialist based in Elkridge, Maryland. Founded in 1997, Optimum is a premium manufacturer and supplier of fiber management products for the commercial, industrial and governmental market. It has developed strong...

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L-com releases new USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables with low-smoke zero-halogen and PVC jackets
Mar04

L-com releases new USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables with low-smoke zero-halogen and PVC jackets

L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has released a new series of USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Cables for use in data storage, video transfer and data acquisition applications. L-com’s new USB 3.1 Type-C cables support 10 Gbps data rates and feature twisted pair data lines which help reduce cross-talk and allow for maximum cable...

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UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions
Feb26

UL to industry: Time to clarify some misconceptions

There is a lot of confusion in the industry regarding claims, mostly self-certified, of low smoke halogen free cables and the materials used in them.  Product claims about low smoke halogen free (LSHF) – also known by the industry as low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) – have been with us for some time now. Of note, these claims are frequently self-certified, and tests used may not be standards-based. More importantly,...

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Fairview Microwave launches extended line of skew matched cable pairs
Mar01

Fairview Microwave launches extended line of skew matched cable pairs

Fairview Microwave Inc., an Infinite Electronics brand, and a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has expanded its line of skew matched cable pairs to include 40 GHz and 67 GHz versions that are ideal for the development of high-data-rate digital systems. Fairview’s extended line of skew matched cables consists of seven models, three original and four new, available in 40 GHz and 67 GHz versions. These...

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Prysmian supports development of worldwide broadband networks
Feb28

Prysmian supports development of worldwide broadband networks

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will present to the market its 6,912 fibre MassLink™ Cable with FlexRibbon™ Technology, meeting the highest fibre count within the industry, at the OFC Conference and Exhibition 2019, taking place on March 3-7 in San Diego, CA. “The fibre density speaks for itself,” said Phillipe Vanhille, Executive Vice President Telecom Business at Prysmian...

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AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships
Feb20

AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships

Leading supplier AEI Cables has been chosen as one of three companies to supply cables for three of Britain’s new Type 26 warships for the Royal Navy. Working with prime contractor BAE Systems, AEI Cables will supply cable and wiring for the power, lighting and data communications circuits to the vessels, with 400 kilometres of cable being supplied for the first order. The Type 26 combat ships will replace the Type 23 frigates as...

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Fairview Microwave introduces new low-PIM coaxial cables
Feb28

Fairview Microwave introduces new low-PIM coaxial cables

Fairview Microwave Inc., an Infinite Electronics brand, and a leading provider of on-demand RF and microwave components, has released a new series of low-PIM coaxial cable assemblies in standard and custom lengths that are ideal for distributed antenna systems (DAS) and are available with same-day delivery. The over 100+ standard configurations that make up Fairview Microwave’s new line of low-PIM coaxial cable...

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Push-In M12 connector with UL listing
Mar04

Push-In M12 connector with UL listing

LÜTZE has supplemented its prefabricated M12 connectors with UL listing (cURus), thereby meeting safety requirements for the North American market. The LÜTZE M12 connectors with Push-In technology offer lots of advantages for many control cabinet, machine and plant manufacturers because they allow fast and fault-free wiring of prefabricated cables. The tool-free and direct connection, which does not require previous opening of the...

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HUBER+SUHNER to present intelligent connectivity solutions to master 5G challenges at Mobile World Congress 2019
Feb21

HUBER+SUHNER to present intelligent connectivity solutions to master 5G challenges at Mobile World Congress 2019

Solutions on display underline the company’s expertise in lean and efficient solutions for 5G network densification HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for electrical and optical connectivity, will unveil its solutions for mobile network densification at booth #6G20 at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company’s presence at the show will focus on the forthcoming topology changes necessary to...

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Prysmian secures project for  turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile
Feb21

Prysmian secures project for turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile

Ozmen: “This contract represents a milestone as it marks our return to the strategic submarine Telecom cable business”. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contracts worth around €50 million by Gtd Teleductos S.A., a Chilean telecom operator, to develop a turnkey repeaterless submarine cable system connecting Arica to Puerto...

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Draka Cat.6A FTP Extenders for quick and easy cable extension and repair without compromise
Feb19

Draka Cat.6A FTP Extenders for quick and easy cable extension and repair without compromise

The Draka range of Cat.6A FTP Extenders provide a quick, easy to use means of joining two 4- pair Cat.6Acables together, whilst maintaining 10Gigabit component level compliance to ISO/IEC 11801:2002. The Draka Extenders are available in two versions: for Solid only and for Solid/Stranded Conductors (typically for installation cable to equipment...

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SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System
Feb18

SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System

Rapid repairs to two cables completed in less than eight days return full phone and internet service to Tonga SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced that its cable ship SubCom Reliance successfully completed the repair of two Tongan submarine cables. The Tonga Cable and the Tonga Domestic Cable were damaged on January 20, 2019. Upon notification of the break, SubCom Reliance was...

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FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”
Feb12

FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”

The FTTH Council Asia-Pacific is holding the FTTH APAC Conference in Wuhan, China on 15-17 April 2019. This year’s conference theme is “5G Smart Cities Enabled by Fiber” and will offer an ideal opportunity to explore how the Asia Pacific telecom industry is continuing its deployment of FTTx and deep fiber to the network edge as a converged platform, from which Smart Cities and 5G networks can be built. The conference attracts over 500...

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L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables
Feb14

L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of flat Category 5e and Category 6 Ethernet cables that are available off-the-shelf in black and white colors. These new flat cable assemblies allow network runs in tight spaces where traditional round cables will not work such as under carpets, doorways and around corners. These cables also fit flush against...

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L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables
Feb08

L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of double-shielded, Cat5e, outdoor, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables that are ideal for PoE 802.3af or 802.3at, industrial, automation, manufacturing and outdoor use applications. L-com’s new line of Cat5e, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables consists of 20 models that are made with...

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