August 12, 2008

OFS Expands Capabilities of PowerGuide ADSS Optical Fiber Cable Family

OFS, a designer, manufacturer and provider of fiberoptic solutions, has announced that it is expanding and enhancing the capabilities of its PowerGuide all-dielectric self-supporting optical fiber cable family.

According to the company, its PowerGuide TTH loose tube cable, a solution for fiber to the home (FTTH) and short-span aerial applications, is now available in fiber counts up to 30 (with six fibers per buffer tube), while the cable's small outer diameter remains unchanged. The TTH cable design is able to span up to 346 feet (105 meters) depending on loading and installation conditions.

OFS has also enhanced its PowerGuide ShortSpan loose tube cable by increasing the cable's maximum fiber count to 144. Available in custom configurations to meet customer needs, this cable design is now able to span up to 1,150 feet (345 meters) depending on loading and installation conditions.

Eric Whitham, cable product manager at OFS, said: "As a leading provider of all-dielectric, ADSS (all-dielectric self-supporting) optical fiber cables, OFS is committed to continually increasing the options our customers have to maximize their network performance."