Comstar Supply Introduces Prysmian's LT2.0 BBXS Next Generation Fiber Cable
105 Kestrel Drive
Collegeville, PA, 19426
Press release date: September 12, 2012
Collegeville, Pennsylvania - Comstar Supply, a leading distributor, announces it will immediately begin to offer Prysmian's LT2.0 BBXS next generation loose tube fiber cable as part of Comstar's fiber cable portfolio. Prysmian's LT2.0 BBXS fiber cable was introduced 1 year ago at the 2011 FTTH Expo and has completed a successful year long rollout across North America. With this announcement, Prysmian extends the availability of this next generation loose tube fiber cable to all customers in all markets across North America.
"The features, benefits, and performance of LT2.0 BBXS are revolutionary and our customers are the real winner, states Ralph Delconte of Comstar Supply. The performance of this loose tube cable is in a class by itself and we are pleased to add this next generation fiber cable to the extensive Comstar fiber portfolio."
LT2.0 BBXS is a smaller, lighter, bend tolerant outside plant loose tube cable which delivers cost savings opportunities to the customer through the following features and benefits:
∑ Up to 19% smaller cable diameter
- Enables more cables in a duct
- Buffer tube bend radius reduced from 30 mm to 20 mm
- Fiber bend radius reduced from 16 mm to 7.5 mm
- Enables the use of smaller, more economical closures, handholes, pedestals, & cabinets
- 456 fibers in a 1 inch duct
∑ Up to 44% less cable weight
- Enables the use of smaller size reels
- Reduced freight costs
- Easier handling in the field
∑ Up to 30% more cable on a reel.
- Extend the distance between splice points
∑ Backwards compatible with existing singlemode fibers.
- ITU G.652.D and G.657.A2 compliant
∑ Fully compliant with North American cable standards
- GR 20 and RUS / RDUP PE 90 compliant More than 25 billion feet of BendBrightXS fiber has been deployed since its introduction in 2006.
For additional information, contact Matt Brice of Comstar Supply at 610-831-5020.
About Comstar Supply, Inc.
Comstar Supply is a leading distributor of outside plant fiber optic cable and supplies. As a small, woman-owned, family operated business, Comstar Supply brings a personal touch to the industry with the knowledge and experience that its employees have. Look to Comstar for Prysmian Group fiber optic cables, fiber optic splice enclosures, innerduct and conduit, pole line hardware, cable installation equipment and more. Visit us online at www.comstarsupply.com.
About Prysmian Group
The Prysmian Group is the world's leading cable solutions provider. We are powered by a clear vision and an ambitious mission. We are guided by the belief in the efficient, effective and sustainable supply of energy and information as a driver in the development of communities. We are linking the future. Over 130 years of aggregated history, 22,000 people in 50 countries and almost 100 plants are the best possible platform for driving change and innovation. Operating through two of the industry's most respected global brands, Prysmian and Draka, we are ready to connect with our customers and help them respond to their present and future challenges.
The Prysmian Group is the world's largest fiber cable manufacturer. In North America, the two brands combined have deployed over 73 million fiber miles. Prysmian Group offers a wide range of fiber cable solutions for the telecom, datacom, MSO, utility, industrial, and wireless markets. With over 100,000 varieties of fiber cable offered, Prysmian Group has a cable product to meet your standards.
Prysmian Group is your link to the future.