Why are Optical Connectors Important in a Fiber Network?

David De Cramer_thumbnail David De Craemer May 5, 2017

This blog post is part of a new video blog series—Fiber Friday. Our subject matter experts will provide you with some insight into the world of fiber optics, covering various industry topics.

Building a fiber network takes time; however, operators need to deploy their networks quickly to keep up with customers’ demands. When deploying fiber into your network, operators must consider using optical connectors. A factory assembled connector ensures that proper cable preparation and connector application are guaranteed, removing that aspect of craft sensitivity.

In this vlog, I provide two important reasons why an optical fiber connector is important for a fiber network.

About the Author

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David De Craemer

David De Craemer joined CommScope through the acquisition of TE Connectivity’s Broadband Networks Solutions (BNS) business as vice president, Product Line Manager for the OSP Connectivity portfolio. He joined the company in August 1997 and performed various operations management roles in the telecom networks plants of Kessel-Lo (Belgium) and Valencia (Spain). In 2004, he joined the business unit’s finance team and held positions as Global FP&A Manager, Business Unit and Operations Controller. With 20 years company history, Mr De Creamer has a wide spread knowledge of the company and market business processes and in this capacity he represents Commscope in a variety of Belgian industry, business and operating councils.