Choosing EXFO means selecting the world leader in portable fiber-optic test equipment. With over 25 years of proven expertise and innovation in optical testing as well as a true understanding of the FTTH field reality, EXFO is the ideal test and measurement provider to partner with—enhancing deployment methods and procedures to reduce costs.
The knowledge we gain, we share. EXFO has closely collaborated with tier-1 operators across the globe. Present in 80% of the world’s major FTTH deployments, our experts have worked in various environments with multiple network configurations (i.e., connectorized, spliced, with multisplitters, in-home or at demarcation points, etc.) and were partners in multiple experiments—from labs to the field. What’s more, a complete library of FTTx/PON documentation (e.g., webinars, multimedia, application notes, reference guides, etc.) has been developed by our experts to enhance optical testing methods and procedures—sharing knowledge with our partners and customers.
Innovation is at the core of EXFO’s success. In the FTTH area, EXFO has brought to market many innovative solutions that truly modified the way fiber is tested in the field. EXFO launched the industry’s first optical lost test set (OLTS), PON power meter (PPM), handheld OTDR and PON-optimized OTDR and initiated live-port testing (1625 nm). More recently, EXFO demonstrated how operators can improve their operational efficiency with the Intelligent Optical Link Mapper (iOLM) and has provided game-changing solutions to the management level with test equipment and data management applications, bringing a new layer of control to FTTH network operators.
EXFO’s powerful and intelligent test solutions combine the most advanced technology with automation and a field-smart design for improved operational efficiency—at all steps of the network lifecycle.
The growing pressure on cost is forcing the telecom industry to innovate and find new ways to improve overall efficiency and reduce OPEX, and this reality becomes even more critical in intensive FTTH network deployments.
EXFO’s industry vigilance quickly identified the needs of telcos: simple, accurate and fast equipment that will enable them to remain competitive during the deployment stages and this, while boosting the value and efficiency of equipment and data management as they continue to grow, by maximizing the value of their test results.
With the FTB Ecosystem and through value-added applications such as EXFO Connect, a powerful cloud-based test management solution, EXFO is the only test equipment provider that offers a full-scale environment that allows operators to streamline their test operations—from build-out to maintenance—helping them keep their competitive edge.