SPONSORS

The sponsors for the FTTH Council Africa 2017 Conference.

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CORNING

To keep pace with the world’s insatiable demand for bandwidth, Corning’s ground-breaking telecommunications innovations provide customers with solutions that bring high-quality broadband capabilities right to your doorstep.

www.corning.com

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COMMSCOPE

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

www.comscope.com

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BKTEL

BKTel’s aim is the manufacture of technically leading products to the advantage of their customers. The term “engineering based” defines exactly BKtel’s orientation: The organisation serves solely to optimally support the creativity and flexibility of product and system development.

www.bktel.com

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CALIX

Calix is a leading global provider of broadband communications access systems and software. The Calix Unified Access portfolio allows service providers to connect to their residential and business subscribers and deploy virtually any service over fiber- and copper-based network architectures. With a growing customer base whose networks serve over 100 million subscriber lines in total, Calix is at the forefront of enabling the innovative ways that communications service providers deliver advanced broadband services and value to their customers.

www.calix.com

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CBi Electric Telecom

CBI Electric Telecom Cables is an OEM copper and optical fibre cables manufacturer for the telecommunications, industrial and structured data cabling markets.  Decades-long manufacturing expertise, and a rigorous approach to quality and sustainability, has helped CBI Electric Telecom Cables become a leader in Southern Africa’s leading copper and optical fibre cable manufacturing market. It is focused on matching its customers’ growing demands for specialised products with globally benchmarked production, which can be seamlessly scaled to meet the smallest to the largest infrastructure projects.

www.cbitele.com

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CONCILIUM TECHNOLOGIES

Concilium provides complete solution satisfaction in Telecommunications Test, Electronic Test and Broadcast infrastructure and test through combining an extensive range of products from leading international and local suppliers with the ability to deliver effective local value added services, in the verified belief that it’s the people that deliver the difference. We differentiate ourselves through highly trained and competent technical sales and support resources thus reducing reliance on offshore support with its inherent challenges. Concilium is a certified ISO9001:2008 facility ensuring consistent QOS.

www.concilium.co.za

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HARDWARE DISTRIBUTION

Hardware Distribution is an official Prolabs distributor and supplies the complete range of cost effective Fibre Optic accessory products. Prolabs is a manufacturer and vendor, and their extensive range supports over 50 OEMs and includes multicoded optics, 1GB, 10GB, 40GB and 100G multimode and singlemode SFPs, 10G Copper SFPs, DWDM/CWDM and Bi-directional transceivers offering extended ranges – up to 160km. Active Ethernet and GPON vendors supported. Muxes/Demuxes and media converters are also supplied. Hardware Distribution has the Prolabs knowledge and expertise as well as the experience to effectively configure and design FTTx networks.

www.hardwaredistribution.co.za

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ISKRATEL

Iskratel delivers integrated solutions across telco, transportation, public safety and energy industries. By combining experience and know-how with creativity and innovation, Iskratel provides solutions that create value, help people, ensure safety, and increase efficiency. Iskratel leverages 70 years of ICT expertise to drive the digital transformation of the society, empowering service providers, industries, enterprises and governments to catalyse new business models while benefiting their communities.

www.iskratel.com/en

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MICOS TELCOM DIVISION

Micos Telcom Division design and manufacture distribution boxes for FTTx network. We export into more than 38 countries worldwide and have 25 years’ experience in telco business. We manufacture closures, ODF’s, ODB’s and customized solutions for our clients.

http://telcom.micos.cz/en/

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PPC BROADBAND FIBER

PPC Broadband Fiber offers the world’s only hand-pushable universal FTTH solution that is proven to de-skill the installation process, reduce the installation time and increase the network longevity through innovation and commitment to quality. Addressing single and multi-dwelling scenarios with an end to end integrated FTTH solution, PPC Broadband Fiber delivers the highest quality fiber optic cable, ducts, connectors and spliceless enclosures.

www.ppc-online.com

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TANK INDUSTRIES

Tank Industries was founded in 1986 as a development company for the Telecommunication Industry. The company offers a full range of Closures for Copper and Optical Fibre Cables. In the year 2000 the company expanded its product and markets to include the rapidly growing power and electronics industries both locally and abroad. In 2012 Tank Industries (Pty) Ltd was officially acquired by the Reunert Group. Tank Industries operates within the subsidiary CBi electric: african cables. CBi-electric: african cables and Tank Industries are two highly respected local manufacturers of cable and cable accessories supplying into the South African, African and International markets. CBi-electric: african cables and Tank Industries together are now able to provide a complete product offering when it comes to any cable installation whether it is electrical power, telecommunications or fibre optics.

www.tank.co.za

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VHFIBRE

VH Fibre Optics (Pty) Ltd is a value-add distribution and installation service company which commenced business in October 2008 specializing in fibre optic network solutions. VH Fibre Optics has a comprehensive product range that is suitable for fibre optic networks in the Telecommunications, IT, Premise, Datacentre, Security and Industrial markets. We strive to provide our clients with the latest technologies.

www.vhfibre.co.za