The Final Frontier – The Drop to and in the Home

ISE Webinar, OFS, The Final Frontier
Webinar Recorded on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Fiber networks to and in the home pose particular challenges for service providers, especially in light of changes from G-PON to XGS-PON and times of supply constraints. This webinar will take a deep dive into these challenges and some solutions to managing the drop to and in the home.

Attendees will learn of the challenges facing service providers with deployment to and in the home and some potential solutions for these challenges.

Presented by:

Mark Boxer, Technical Manager, Solutions and Applications Engineering, OFS
Mark assists customers deploying fiber in a wide variety of network design scenarios around the world and analyzes trends in telecommunications markets that drive new product innovation. Mark has a BME degree from Georgia Tech and has spent his 30+ year career in the fiber industry. His experience includes varied roles in manufacturing and applications engineering for fiber-based products and markets. Other activities include inventor of 6 US Patents, member and past Secretary of the IEEE Power Engineering Society Fiber Optic Working Group, contributing member to the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) Technology Committee and Board of Directors member of the FBA and NC Broadband Matters.

OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTX), and specialty photonics products. They provide reliable, cost-effective solutions for a broad range of applications, including telecommunications, medicine, industrial automation, sensing, government, aerospace and defense. These products help their customers meet the needs of consumers and businesses, both today and in the future. Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta), Georgia, USA, OFS is a global provider with facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Russia and the United States. OFS is part of Furukawa Electric Company, a multi-billion-dollar leader in optical communications.

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