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Precision and speed built into every test


February 19, 2024 - February 22, 2024
Memphis, Tennessee
Booth #428
Let’s connect!
Let’s connect!
February 19, 2024 - February 22, 2024
Memphis, Tennessee
Booth #428

About EXFO

EXFO works closely with mobile network operators, contractors and equipment manufacturers to design innovative solutions that improve test processes—from the fiber to the antenna and beyond. We improve test processes through the use of automated, flexible test tools that are scalable by design and fit for purpose, delivering accurate test results across the network construction, activation and maintenance stages. Get to the root cause of network outages in record time using simplified testing and reporting processes powered by EXFO.

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NATE-sponsored webinar

Speeding up technician learning curves to accelerate fiber deployments

In the ever-changing world of 5G technology, attracting, training and retaining fiber technicians is a huge challenge. Given the intricacies of today’s high-fiber-count networks, employing innovative new testing strategies is paramount for enabling technicians to do their jobs faster—and better.  

Watch this webinar to learn how streamlined, automated test processes empower new and experienced tower technicians to accurately validate the performance of 5G cell sites.

EXFO’s Fiber Triple Play

With EXFO’s Fiber Triple Play, you can quickly and accurately solve fiber-related problems—the root cause of over 80% of wireless network problems. EXFO’s Fiber Triple Play includes: 

Tie it all together with EXFO Exchange—our open, collaborative software platform. For details please contact us.

Discover the EXFO Certified Contractor Program

We’ve designed the EXFO Certified Contractor (ECC) Program to train contractors across the U.S. on how to use EXFO solutions to the max—enabling faster and more confident network transformations!

Visit us at NATE UNITE or contact us at to learn more about becoming an EXFO Certified Contractor!  

Fiber hygiene and maintenance

Fiber inspection, proper fiber cleaning and fiber-link validation are critical steps to guaranteeing 5G network performance. When faulty fibers are detected, it’s critical to fix problems to get service up and running fast.  

How EXFO helps:

  • FIP-500: inspect both single-fiber and multi-fiber connectors rapidly and reliably 
  • Optical Explorer: verify fiber-optic link health and troubleshoot potential issues in seconds 
  • OTDRs with iOLM: automation and intelligence speeds up the location of a fiber cut, faulty connector or bad splice  
  • Optical Power Expert: power meter with industry-leading features including Bluetooth connectivity, wide touchscreen and best-in-class optical performance. 

Radio issues

Operators must ensure that radios are installed correctly across the entirety of their 5G networks. Fiber connected to the wrong radio, loss of power, defective radios and configuration issues are all problems that can affect quality of service.  

How EXFO helps: 

  • FTB 5GPro: perform radio link validation using CPRI/eCPRI BERT 
  • iORF: intelligent RF-over-CPRI app, fully-automated testing approach for complete analysis of RF spectrum. Easy-to-understand, pass-or-fail verdict. Zero-configuration required, saves over 45 min in set-up time.

PIM and RF interference

Identifying the sources of RF interference or passive intermodulation (PIM) and determining whether it's internal or external can be challenging. Resolving these issues requires skilled technicians with extensive knowledge of RF systems and specialized equipment.  

How EXFO helps:

  • FTB 5GPro: includes RF spectrum analysis over CPRI and real-time RF spectrum analysis with over-the-air measurements (OTA).  
  • iORF: intelligent RF-over-CPRI application provides automatic detection of internal or external PIM in less than 5 minutes, with no configuration required—10 times faster than any other RF-over-CPRI solution.    
  • 5GPro Spectrum Analyzer: RF interference hunting with audible tone for effective PIM and external interference detection in a compact, field-portable platform that’s simple to use. Supports both 5G and 4G/LTE networks covering FR1 (sub-6 GHz) and FR2 (mmWave).

All-in-one FTB 5GPro test kit

The FTB 5GPro test kit features a suite of 4G/5G test capabilities in a single, compact and easy-to-use platform. It’s a versatile solution empowering field techs, to efficiently test fiber, RF and the transport network—from the core to the tower and all the way to the subscriber. Includes: 

  • Fiber connector inspection 
  • Fiber link characterization 
  • RF spectrum analysis over CPRI 
  • RF spectrum analyzer  
  • Timing and synchronization (over fiber and over the air)  
  • Multi-protocol and Ethernet testing (up to 100G) 
  • Transceiver validation

Accurate and on time, every time.

Simplified test and reporting processes that redefine efficiency and maximize productivity.