Carrier Ethernet

Ethernet-Based Services Assessing Ethernet business services, from turn-up testing, to baselining, troubleshooting, monitoring and SLA conformance As Ethernet is making headway into service providers’ networks, Carrier Ethernet testing becomes essential. With its additional operation, administration and maintenance capabilities, Ethernet can now be viewed as a carrier-grade networking technology. Basic Ethernet…

POL Networks

PASSIVE OPTICAL LAN (FIBER-TO-THE-DESKTOP) Following the FTTH trend to deliver more bandwidth to the consumers, a new technology is rising to provide more bandwidth, more services and future-proof networks to the enterprises: passive optical LAN (POL). Also called OLAN or fiber-to-the-desktop, this GPON-based technology creates a very cost-effective local area…

FTTN Networks

CAPITALIZING ON THE EXISTING COPPER PLANT (Fiber-to-the-node) DSL still remains the most widely deployed broadband access technology across the globe to bring triple play services to bussiness and residential customers. For many, the copper plants is the only economical way to deliver high value, broadband service and remain competitive. Challenges…

FTTH Networks

FASTER, MORE RELIABLE FIBER-TO-THE-HOME (FTTH) DEPLOYMENTS EXFO provides network operations with the expert testing knowledge, tools and environment they need to bridge the OPEX gap created by the increased bandwidth demand. With field-proven methodes and procedures, smart and integrated test solutions and cloud-based data management, FTTH networks can now be…

Handheld Single-fiber Fusion Splicer

FITEL Ninja Handheld Single-fiber Fusion Splicer Fusion splicing is the method of joining optical fibers using heat from a discharged arc. The fibers start to melt when the temperature becomes around 1800℃ to 2000℃, after which they are fused together. FITEL has been developing fusion splicer for over 20 years….