Fiber Microcable increases capacity in limited-space areas.

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Allowing providers to deploy as needed, MiDia® FX Cable accelerates fiber cable deployment and increases capacity and fiber density in space-limited locations. This microcable product, which provides mechanical and environmental protection in compliance with Telecordia GR-20, features optimized buffer tubes and jacket rifling designed for air-blown installation using microducts. Full range of OFS application-specific fibers, in counts from 12–144, are available.

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OFS Expands Microcable Product Line with Introduction of MiDia® FX Cable

New Cable Can Help Reduce Installation Costs

Anaheim, California — OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, continues to expand its growing microcable product line with the addition of MiDia® FX Cable.

OFS developed MiDia FX Cable to help make fiber cable deployment faster and less costly, especially in locations where space is at a premium.  Featuring optimized buffer tubes and jacket rifling specifically designed for excellent air-blown installation performance using microducts, MiDia FX Cable can help reduce deployment costs while also increasing capacity and fiber density in limited spaces.  In addition, by allowing providers to deploy fiber only as needed, this cable can help to defer initial investment costs while providing the flexibility needed for future technology upgrades.

While offering the smallest cable outer diameter in OFS’ North American microcable portfolio, MiDia FX Cable also provides excellent mechanical and environmental protection in compliance with Telecordia GR-20.

“With their continued focus on reducing costs, our North American customers can now capitalize on the installation and cost benefits of MiDia FX Cable,” said Pierre Marty, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing for  OFS.

Available with 12 to 144 fibers from a full range of OFS application-specific fibers, MiDia FX Cable is the latest innovation in OFS’ extensive line of OSP cable products, building upon the company’s expertise in the development and expansion of microcable technology.

About OFS

OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, FTTX and specialty photonics solutions. Our marketing, sales, manufacturing and research teams provide forward-looking, innovative products and solutions in areas including Telecommunications, Medicine, Industrial Automation, Sensing, Government, Aerospace and Defense applications. We provide reliable, cost effective optical solutions to enable our customers to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital and energy consumers and businesses.

OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.

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