Radiall and FCI Announce Joint Partnership for OCTISTM

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Radiall and FCI announce joint partnership for OCTISTM

Paris, France - Radiall and FCI announce their joint partnership to develop and promote the innovative OCTISTM (Outdoor Connector Transceiver Inside System).Specifically designed to address the challenges associated with the deployment of 4G+, LTE+ and future 5G in the Telecom market, OCTISTM provides a robust I/O interconnect solution that can operate in challenging outdoor and harsh environments.

The Radiall and FCI partnership leverages the expertise of both companies. Radiall's long term legacy of developing robust outdoor I/O interconnect solutions combined with FCI's expertise in the design of High Speed signal and Power IO interconnect products provide customers a broad portfolio of outdoor performing IO solutions.

"This synergistic partnership creates a significant opportunity for FCI to offer differentiating I/O solutions in a ruggedized package that reliably perform in diverse harsh environments" noted Danny Morlion, Chief Technology Officer at FCI.

Luc Kaës, VP of product management at Radiall further comments, "We are excited by this partnership between the two technology and customer support driven organizations. It is rare to see such a high level of collaboration between two teams to develop an innovative I/O system."

OCTISTM can accommodate multi-standard and varying interconnect configurations such as SFP or SFP+ transceiver integration (with dual LC cabling), RJ45 (to transmit cat5e or cat6 Ethernet signal), high data rate signal, POE+, direct power supply (AC/DC) or a hybrid of power and signal.

OCTISTM is a trademark of Radiall

About Radiall

Radiall is a global manufacturer of leading-edge interconnect solutions. The company offers an extensive range of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, coaxial switches, fiber optic and microwave components, multipin connectors and more. Radiall has sales offices and subsidiaries throughout the world, RD in the U.S., Europe and China, along with manufacturing facilities strategically located in the U.S., Mexico, India, and China. www.radiall.com.

About FCI

FCI is an international connector and cable assembly solutions manufacturer of Backplane Connectors, Power Solutions, Board/Wire to Board Connectors, Input/Output Connectors, Optical Interconnect, Cable Assemblies, Terminal Blocks and Flex Connectors. Our interconnect solutions are designed and manufactured for various market applications such as automotive motorized vehicles, telecommunications, data storage, consumer electronics, medical, industrial instrumentation as well as renewable energy.

FCI employs 7,300 employees worldwide in 2014. With a global footprint comprising of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, we are well renowned and respected for our technological leadership, as well as innovative connector and cable assembly solutions.

For more information, please visit us at www.fci.com.

For additional information, please contact the following personnel at the respective companies:

Radiall: Franck ALCARAZ, Product Manager - I/O Ruggedized Interconnects

Tel: +33 4 76 50 56 64


FCI: Abin Simon K - Global Portfolio Manager

Tel: +91 484 4090 740



Gillian FLOYD

Phone: +1 480.682.9452

Fax: -




E-mail: k.matsuo@mepax.com

Tel: +34 600 780 385

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