Use Cases – Benefits

Available in the industry standard configurations, the Micro-OTDR feature can be deployed in a wide variety of network applications.

Communications and Internet Service ProvidersPower Utilities Security Optical Supervisory Channel (OSC)Raman Optical Fiber Amplifiers

Communications Services Providers (CSPs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs)


  • Single-Fiber, CWDM
  • SC/UPC or LC/UPC optical receptacles
  • Ideal for Access Network - Business Class
  • Advantage of the “Halves”:
    • Half the optical fiber;
    • Half the optical connectors;
    • Half the optical splices;
    • Half the optical passives;
    • Half the failure rate (FIT).
  • Dual-Fiber, CWDM
  • Duplex LC/UPC optical receptacles
  • Standard SFP and SFP+
  • GbE 80 Km Reach Class

Power Utilities – Dual-Fiber, Industry Standard, SFP and SFP+ Configurations

  • Automatic or Full-Time monitoring of optical fiber and copper cable plants
  • Drop-In replacement for standard transceivers
  • Copper-theft deterrent

Security – Single-Fiber, CWDM, SFP Configurations

  • Firmware (FW) optimization for specific security deployments
  • Factory programmable for custom setup
  • Automatic or full-time Micro-OTDR operation

Optical Supervisory Channel (OSC) - Dual-Fiber, Industry Standard, SFP  Configuration

  • Drop-in replacement for standard OSC SFPs
  • Add Micro-OTDR feature with minimum Engineering support
  • FE (OC3; STM1) Signal Rates
  • 100 Km Reach Class

Raman Optical Fiber Amplifiers – Dual-Fiber, Industry Standard, SFP Configuration

  • Dual-Fiber, Industry Standard, SFP Configuration
  • 100 Km Reach Class
  • Test optical fiber link before amplifier power-up