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AFL adds MPO to FuseConnect splice-on connector series
By Alyssa Dalton
September 14, 2011 – AFL’s FuseConnect MPO–a fusion-spliced, field-terminated connector designed with just six components–is the newest addition to the FuseConnect series. Designed to Fiber Optic Connector Intermateability Standard (FOCIS), Type MPO, FOCIS 5, TIA 604 5 C, the FuseConnect MPO performs as well as standard factory-terminated MPO/MTP assemblies, says AFL, adding it is designed for use with ribbon and loose tube cable. According to the company, the connector is ideal for connectorizations in RF-overlay FTTP networks, CATV backbone networks, outside plant and MDU FTTP cabling.