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Technologies and Trends

Furukawa Innovations

We pride ourselves for being a centenarian company, not only for the integrity and sustainability of the business, but especially because this was possible thanks to the innovative spirit that is kept alive. This is our drive to constantly invest in research and development, trend analysis and active participation in the main bodies and committees, fostering the constant evolution of the market and society.

FTTx Furukawa

Fiber To The Anywhere

We are attentive to the market and the increasing demand for broadband services, thus we anticipate technologies and create solutions that meet the main trend of the communication infrastructure market: the Fiber-To-The-Anywhere (FTTx) network architecture.

The term FTTx designates high performance transmission network architectures, fully optical.

These are passive, point-to-multipoint networks, also called PON (Passive Optical Network), therefore not having any external element that requires to be connected to power.

It is a technology that allows taking optical fiber up to the home or apartment of the subscriber (FTTH), and even other variations such as the entrance of buildings (FTTB).s

It is a technology that allows taking optical fiber up to the home or apartment of the subscriber (FTTH), and even other variations such as the entrance of buildings (FTTB).

The term FTTx designates high performance transmission network architectures, fully optical.

Connectorized and Pre-Connected Solutions

An optical network consists of assets for centrals and subscribers as well as passive elements like optical cables, splice box, splitters and termination boxes.

The equipment for these centrals are concentrated actives called OLT which allows the signal to be shared by up to 64 users simultaneously at a distance of up to 20 km from the OLT.

The term FTTx designates high performance transmission network architectures, fully optical.

Equipment Central

Is where all the central and active equipment are stored and controlled from Technical Rooms or Data Centers, for management of the traffic generated at the network

Distribution Network

The Distribution Network consists of trunk cables with higher number of fibers, in addition to splice boxes, racks and high capacity accessories.

Access Network

The Access Network consists of small formation cables and special boxes for division or splitting of the fibers that pass in front of homes or companies that already are or are meant to be connected.

Termination Network

We arrive at final costumer. The Termination Network represents a major part of the fixed asset of the operation. Flexibility is the key point, because the final access should adapt to various limitations of infrastructure, constructions, walls and ducts.

Part of the transformation in telecommunication of our era will be the complete transition from metallic twisted pair (copper) to optical fiber, and as a company we contribute actively to achieve this evolutionary milestone.

A network installed with optical fiber does not have to be replaced by a more modern one for many years.

Furukawa Optical Fiber

Copper Vs. Optical fiber

Part of the transformation in telecommunication of our era will be the complete transition from metallic twisted pair (copper) to optical fiber, and as a company we contribute actively to achieve this evolutionary milestone.

The metallic networks are already at their limit of transmission capacity, because they require specific means for each type of service implemented. As example, Telephony/ADSL that uses quality metallic pair and CATV with the use of coaxial cable. Another limiting factor is the transmission distance that, at high rates, restricts the maximum length and requires active equipment in the outdoor network, increasing the operation and maintenance costs

Today, the bandwidth need is much higher. A standard television signal requires a bandwidth of 2 Mbps, an HDTV requires about 4 Mbps if the image is static. If the images are fast, such as in sports events, the requirement is over 8 Mbps; even with the new compression technologies, like MPEG4. HDTV in 3D, technology already used in academic and business scenarios, requires form 100 to 300 Mbps, when available to end users within a few years.

Regarding data, their bandwidth requirement is being determined by the various types of services. VoIP telephones allow the receiving of video calls, video on the Web or in mobile devices, connected cameras to upload photos or videos created by users for websites through browsers, picture frames with internet connection already show photos sent by email, IPTV – video carried as data, among others.

Due to these uses and the fast and constant technological evolutions that will be available soon, so we will need networks that have the capacity to follow these evolutions, copping with the increasing bandwidth needs. Such networks are called future-proof.

All existing applications or currently under development are supported by optical fiber networks. The transmission capacity of a fiber is in Terabps. Today the limiting factor of the applications is in the equipment and not the medium.

A passive optical network (PON) is a point-to-multipoint network where the fiber reaches the local network of an end user. It is made up of various passive optical components that allow a single fiber to serve various end users, varying between 32 and 128. A PON configuration reduces the quantity of fibers and equipment at the central when compared to the point-to-point architecture.

All end users that share a fiber receive the signals transmitted by a single central. For signals that return from the subscriber, the same are combined using the multiple access protocol.

Data Center

A complete infrastructure that integrates structured cabling and technology for the safest applications in Data Center.

Laserway

Passive optical solution for local networks, capable of reducing operational and maintenance cost in a simple, flexible, ecological way and with high longevity.

Enterprise

A structured cabling system for corporate buildings that allows the dynamic growth of the systems and spaces.