Singlemode to Multimode Splitters

BetterFlexibility and Economics with Tellabs Optical LAN Multimode Fiber Option

Tellabs, Inc

The new Tellabs? FlexSym? Singlemode to Multimode Splittersenable cost-effective re-use of existing multimode fiber cabling for PassiveOptical LANs inside buildings and across a campus.

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –Tellabs, the leading provider of Passive Optical LAN (POL) solutions, isintroducing new Tellabs FlexSym singlemode fiber to multimode fiber 2×8 and2x32 splitters. The Tellabs FlexSym splitters open-up existing multimode (MM)fiber deployments to the benefits of Tellabs Optical LAN (OLAN), saving thetime and expense of replacing existing multimode fiber with singlemode (SM) fiber.

Both the Tellabs?FlexSym? SM-MM 2×8 Splitter and Tellabs?FlexSym? SM-MM 2×32 Splitter are built using technology from CAILabs, who areexperts in the physics of photon transmission. This, combined with Tellabs’ POLleadership position and early pioneering of POL industry advancements led tothe development of this innovative product line bringing increased efficiencyto POL deployments in existing buildings and across a campus.

The Tellabs FlexSym Singlemode to MultimodeSplitter solution offers greater flexibility for Optical LAN design and bettereconomics for OLAN upgrades.

  • Enables Passive Optical LAN over existing multimode fiber
  • Supports OM1, OM2, OM3 and OM4 fiber cable types
  • Optional support for Type-B dual PON protection for optimal network resiliency
  • Use cases where multimode fiber cabling exists inside buildings in risers, horizontal and access drop portions of the enterprise LAN

?We have both commercial and federalgovernment customers that can now move forward with Passive Optical LANretrofits because this singlemode to multimode splitter allows them to leverageexisting multimode fiber cabling inside their building, which substantiallylowers the total cost of their network upgrade,” said Jim Norrod,Tellabs President and CEO. ?The net result is they cost-effectively update theirnetwork to Tellabs OLAN, which gives them better security, has software definedLAN functions today and stands ready to support 10G speeds when and whereneeded.”

We will be showcasing the Tellabs FlexSymSinglemode to Multimode Splitter at BICSI Fall 2018 at Henry B. GonzalezConvention Center in San Antonio, Texas from September 9ththrough 13th. We invite you to visit ourexhibitor booth #300 to see our new products first-hand.

More detailed information about the two TellabsFlexSym SM-MM Splitters can be accessed at the following links

About Tellabs
Tellabs is leading network innovations with access technologies built to exceedtoday’s demands while delivering modern high-performance solutions for thefuture. Fast and secure access has never been in more demand for enterprise andgovernment connectivity. Tellabs’ sole focus is to deliver simple, secure,scalable, stable access to optimize network performance. Tellabs has deliveredcarrier-class access solutions to service providers for more than two decades.We are now expanding that leadership by defining the future of enterprisenetworking that connects the campus, buildings and inspires people.

About CAILabs
Created in June 2013, CAILabs is a French deep tech company developing,manufacturing and selling innovative photonic solutions for telecommunicationsand industrial laser applications. CAILabs has developed an innovativetechnology for the processing of light beams. Since 2014, the company has beenmarketing innovative products which increase fiber optic flow. In 2015 and in2017, the Japanese operator KDDI set the world record for fiber optic capacityusing CAILabs’ components. Since 2016, the AROONA solution for fiber optic LANshas obtained numerous innovation awards worldwide.

Virgin Media announce the launch of Ultra High Definition Channel.

Virgin HD.jpgCable broadband ISP and TV network Virgin Media has today announced thelaunch of a new dedicated Ultra High Definition (4K UltraHD) TV channel, whichwill be exclusively available for Virgin TV Full House and VIP customers with aV6 set-top-box from Monday 17th September 2018 ?at no extra cost?.

The channel will carry a mix of popular dramas, documentaries and concerts.Some of the example TV shows being touted are ‘Start Up’ with Martin Freeman,’Masters of Sex’ starring Michael Sheen, ‘Shut Eye’ with Isabella Rosselini,’The Art of More’ with Dennis Quai and political drama ‘House of Cards'(Netflix users already get this), as well as wildlife and nature documentariesset in Zambia and Vietnam, plus music gigs from the Rolling Stones, Sting andImagine Dragons.

Virgin TV Ultra HD will begin to air on channel 999 andbroadcast at prime-time until the early hours. The channel will startbroadcasting from 8.20pm on launch night.

David Bouchier, Virgin Media‘s Chief Digital EntertainmentOfficer, said:

?With the launch of Virgin TV Ultra HDwe’re giving our customers the ultimate entertainment viewing experience withmust-see shows in incredible, crystal-clear picture quality.

From epic dramas and stunningdocumentaries to the front row feeling of a rock concert, our customers willget closer to the action than ever before ? with four times the picture qualityof HD. It really is the next best thing to being there.

We’ve shown some of this year’s biggestsporting events in Ultra HD, such as the Champions League and Wimbledon finalsand we’re now giving entertainment the Ultra HD treatment. It’s all part of ourongoing investment to give our customers the best way to watch the best TV.”

At present nearly two million Virgin TV customers already have a V6 boxin the UK, but if you’re on one of the relevant two package types thenobviously you’d also need a 4K capable TV set in order to experience the bestquality content (otherwise the channel will simply downscale what it displaysto HD for older TV sets).

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