Moviles Group, one of the world’s leading telecommunications
operators, has approved HELIAX
2.0 FXL smoothwall cable from Andrew
Solutions, the CommScope, Inc. division that is a global leader in
wireless communication systems and products, for use in many of its
Telefonica has approved Andrew Solutions' HELIAX 2.0 FXL smoothwall cable for use in many of its wireless networks globally. HELIAX FXL cable comes in four standard feeder line diameters and utilizes easy-to-attach EZfit connectors. (Photo: Business Wire)
Andrew’s high-performing, lower-cost transmission line solution, HELIAX®
2.0 FXL, which surpasses or equals the electrical performance of leading
copper corrugated cables, has now been approved for use by several
Telefonica offices in Central America, South America and Europe.Telefonica
accepted FXL smoothwall after performing successful trials around the
globe, and currently has deployed the cable in one South American market
with more under consideration.
“We were impressed in the trials of Andrew’s FXL smoothwall cable due to
its excellent RF performance as a transmission line plus the cable’s
lighter weight, increased ease during installation, and other benefits,”
said Juan Cerusico, GCTO architecture and planning, Telefonica LatAm.
“Our customers value the performance of our networks, so we had to
ensure that switching to a new cable would continue meeting our high
standards, and we are confident that FXL smoothwall will meet these
The patented solid triple-bonded construction of FXL smoothwall adds
crush and tensile strength that far exceeds corrugated cables. Andrew®
FXL smoothwall cable provides maximum RF coverage due to better return
loss and attenuation that surpasses or equals leading copper cables.
Lighter weight than all-copper corrugated cables, FXL smoothwall can
help reduce tower loading and freight costs.
“Operators around the globe are seeing the benefit of switching to
smoothwall cable, and it has been accepted by many operators and OEMs,”
said Stan Catey, senior vice president and general manager, Cable
Products, Andrew. “We are pleased that Telefonica has joined the
evolution to FXL smoothwall for use in many of their markets.”
Major operators worldwide have been trialing and deploying FXL
smoothwall cable for close to a decade with over 48 million feet
installed in wireless networks globally.
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