OFS Cable Wins Innovation Award
NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 15, 2016 — The LaserWave FLEX WideBand Multimode Optical Fiber from OFS Fitel LLC has won a silver award from the 2016 Cabling Installation and Maintenance Innovators Awards Program.
Presented annually, the awards recognize the most innovative applications of cabling and communications technology products and systems in the structured cabling industry.
“OFS appreciates this recognition of our product by the 2016 Innovators Awards Program,” said Timothy F. Murray, CEO and chairman of OFS. “The LaserWave FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber reflects our company’s ongoing commitment to developing industry-leading fiber optic innovations that exceed the needs and expectations of our customers while also positively affecting the lives of end users around the globe.”
Designed to meet the demands of today’s OM4 networks, the LaserWave FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber uses short wavelength division multiplexing to allow multiple lanes of traffic over the same strand of optical fiber. With this ability, this new fiber may increase transmission capacity by up to 400 percent, helping service providers gain greater capacity and faster speeds using less fiber, time and money.
OFS is a designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber and specialty photonics products.