CommScope announced the launch of its NOVUX portfolio of outside plant terminals and closures, designed specifically to assist global service providers in the quick and efficient deployment of fibre networks. NOVUX is the only FTTH platform with an inherently modular, end-to-end architecture that allows operators to scale and shape their networks as they evolve.
The NOVUX ecosystem leverages a flexible, modular, and backwards-compatible architecture that allows operators to adapt and scale to a wide variety of field applications. NOVUX simplifies fibre deployment by allowing operators to use 75% fewer components than existing solutions while delivering fifty times the number of configurations available today. The system is designed with sustainable practices for packaging, labelling, and installation equipment, and it features class-leading innovations like CommScope’s Octopus sealing gel, which offers protection in harsh environments while allowing easy access for upgrades and regular maintenance.
“The demand for fibre broadband is exploding around the world,” said Jeff Heynen, vice president of Broadband Access and Home Networking, Dell’Oro Group. “Service providers are under tremendous pressure to respond to this demand in the midst of growing skilled labour shortages. To solve this problem, service providers require flexible and modular fibre terminals and enclosures that simplify the fibre distribution and installation process and also prepare their networks for both today’s and tomorrow’s optical technologies.”
"Our NOVUX portfolio is all about giving our operator customers the highest degree of agility and flexibility in their growing fibre deployments,” said James DeCoe, vice president, Network Connectivity, CommScope. “The new NOVUX range allows operators to maximise their network and respond quickly to changing market conditions and high-volume demand. These solutions deliver unprecedented ease of installation today, with the flexibility to ensure that the network meets tomorrow’s needs. Furthermore, CommScope offers our customers the security of a dedicated, agile global supply chain built on common platform designs and processes.”
NOVUX closures and terminals follow in the footsteps of CommScope’s Fiber Optic Splice Closure, FIST Modular Splice Closure, and Multi-Service Terminals (MST)—which have earned the trust of leading operators around the globe. The NOVUX portfolio was designed with direct input from multiple network operators around the globe. It represents a step forward in fibre deployment solutions and is made possible by CommScope’s ongoing process of feedback and innovation for the world’s leading networks.
The NOVUX Hardened Terminals offer the widest variety of technologies available from a single platform: single and multi-fibre, splitters, optical tap, fibre indexing, and on-demand hybrid configurations in a minimized footprint for optimal port count and terminal size.
The NOVUX Compact Closures are the ideal solution for FTTH distribution and drop applications, helping providers prepare for the future. Using state-of-the-art technology, the closure is protected from harsh conditions by CommScope’s Octopus gel seal, which simplifies re-entry for field installers and gives operators peace of mind.
The NOVUX SRC Closures are the ideal fibre closure for repair, network extensions, and house demarcation—giving providers the agility and flexibility to use it in last-mile fibre network applications, both above and below ground.
The NOVUX SEC Closures provide an ideal solution for applications where underground work is difficult or impossible. When used with the new CommScope retractable fibre cable, this solution brings together advanced patented technologies and proven high-performance standards, while enabling rapid deployment for horizontal mounting on a building’s outer façade.
As the portfolio expands, CommScope will roll out additional NOVUX fibre solutions to meet the needs of global service providers.