Submarine Fiber for Transoceanic Telecommunications

The team at OFS understands the unique challenges of transoceanic telecommunications. With wide distances to cover and inconvenient installation areas, ensuring optimal signal regeneration can be highly challenging. OFS manufactures a range of submarine fiber optic products that meet these unique application needs. In fact, we created the first reduced dispersion slope fibers in the industry, specifically designed to increase the channel capacity and transmission speed of submarine networks, and now lead with TeraWave Scuba® Fiber optimized to lower the cost per bit of coherent systems.

TeraWave Scuba® Fiber is a breakthrough in submarine fiber technology, TeraWave SCUBA 150 Fiber offers a combination of the industry’s largest effective area, excellent cabling performance in the C- and L-bands, and world-class attenuation. These features enable reliable coherent transmission at 100 Gb/s and beyond over trans-oceanic distances at the highest channel counts. The fiber has ultra large effective area (153 µm 2 ) that reduces nonlinearities, enabling the launch of higher signal power into the span, and ultra low attenuation (0.146 dB/km at 1550 nm) that reduces signal loss.

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