“This testing and certification validates CommScope’s commitment to its state-of-the-art DMD testing capability that is critical for new product development,” said David Brown, senior vice president, Research and Development, CommScope. “With Intertek as our witness, our certified testing will increase customer confidence in our laboratory measurements.”
Wideband multimode fiber (WBMMF) is an innovative solution allowing IT and data
center mangers to build cost effective
infrastructure that can support bandwidth needs today and in the future.
Intertek, a leading
total quality assurance provider to industries worldwide, recently
certified CommScope’s WBMMF testing facility in Richardson, Texas for its
measurement setup and technique stating “it satisfies the current Telecommunication Industry Association’s (TIA)
CommScope’s differential mode delay (DMD) testing of WBMMF at
850, 880, 910 and 953 nm. This marks what CommScope believes to be the industry’s first
confirmed successful test of wavelengths beyond 850 nm, an
important step in verifying fiber performance for emerging shortwave wavelength division multiplexing systems.
The fibers also met the TIA-492AAAC, TIA-492AAAD and TIA-492AAAE standards,
“This testing and
certification validates CommScope’s commitment to its state-of-the-art DMD
testing capability that is critical for new product development,” said David
Brown, senior vice president, Research and Development, CommScope. “With
Intertek as our witness, our certified testing will increase customer
confidence in our laboratory measurements.”
Brown added the
certification allows CommScope to continue developing its innovative WBMMF
solutions. This, coupled with transceivers using wavelength
division multiplexing and/or pulse-amplitude modulation technology, provides a path for
CommScope customers to grow their fiber throughput capacity from 10G to 100G
and beyond with maximum fiber reach and minimum fiber count, enabling them to
cost-effectively keep pace with the bandwidth explosion.
“Our customers and the
industry expect leadership from CommScope and we are doing that by providing
innovative, certified solutions that adhere to important industry standards,”
“Intertek is pleased
to provide its expertise in certifying standards compliance to the DMD bench at
CommScope’s facility,” said Antoine Pelletier, project engineer, Intertek. “CommScope’s
DMD bench met the measurement standard’s requirements and properly graded the
performance of fibers used in CommScope’s LazrSPEED® cables with respect to the
TIA-492 series requirements.”
to download the Intertek witness report.
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