UC FIBRE 432: Fireproof, waterproof, flexible

Users should be aware that combined indoor/outdoor cables must be absolutely waterproof according to the current EN 60794-1. The Multimedia Solutions BU of the Prysmian Group has the right solution in its luggage: the N-Series fibre optic trunk cables in fibre numbers up to 432, currently the only cables on the market that combine high … Read more

TV goes fiber optics

The technology in the field of broadcasting is developing more and more in the direction of fiber optics. Compared to conventional copper cables, optical fibers offer more bandwidth and lower attenuation data transmission. The Draka IP MediaLine Fiber based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard provides high-speed data transport over IP networks. The product line … Read more

Growth drivers 5G and IoT

The market launch of 5G and the continued implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) will, in the opinion of the Prysmian Group’s Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU, generate a strong demand for cables. With its fiber optic and copper data transmission cables, MMS is well positioned to be a leading player in the growing market … Read more

PoE: Concentrated Power

PoE (Power over Ethernet) continues to gain ground. Analysts are predicting high growth for the technology. According to Grand View Research, the market for global PoE chipsets will grow from $464.8 million in 2017 to $1.22 billion in 2025. Dell’Oro confirms the trend. The analyst firm expects to implement over 750 million PoE-enabled PSE switch … Read more

Bending what it takes!

SMPTE311M Kamerakabel

In order for large sporting events, open-air concerts and reporting of current events to land on your screen in first-class picture quality, technically advanced broadcast cable is required. They must be resistant to bending, robust and durable – just like Draka SMPTE 311M camera cables. “Designed for professional studio and live productions, Draka Hybrid HD … Read more

Compact and reliable


Cables are exposed to very high tensile forces during installation and often also during operation. If the tensile strength is just sufficient for the installation, the forces acting on the cable can increase the fiber elongation. This means a higher load and thus a shortened fiber lifetime. To counteract this, the BU Multimedia Solutions (MMS) … Read more

Without compromises

When installing fiber optic cables, companies often have to make compromises between security, quality, cost and application practices. For example, some cables with a high number of fibers do not meet the required CPR classes – and vice versa. Draka CPR Cca and B2ca loose tube cables with up to 288 fibers give users all … Read more