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FTTX Centre

Expanding on the CTTS popular feature held at ECOC over the past ten years the FTTx Centre will this year again incorporate live interactive demonstrations including fibre optic network delivery methods and OSP and ISP for FTTx vendor independent products. 


The centre will also include eleven zones looking at different areas of fibre deployments. The FTTx zones are:
Components Zone - sponsored by Source Photonics
Connectivity Zone - sponsored by Light King
Connectorization Zone - sponsored by HYC Co.
FTTH Zone -  sponsored by  Fujikura Europe
FTTx Literature Library
FTTx New Product Zone –  sponsored by HFCL
Fusion Splicing Zone - sponsored by  Chengdu Bright Communication
Home Zone - sponsored Sanwa Electronics
Inside Plant Zone - sponsored by  gabo Systemtechnik GmbH
Outside Plant Zone - sponsored by  FOCCUS by Chemtronics®
Test and Measurement Zone - sponsored by Polycab

“The FTTx Centre shows a good overview about actual technology 
for networking in terms of glass fibre technology.“ 
Visitor, 2016

FTTx Centre Live Demonstrations

CTTS in conjunction with ECOC Exhibition 2017 will be organising live demonstrations of some of the most exciting developments in the deployment of Fibre to the x networks and Fibre to the Home. These live exciting demonstrations will include Air blown fibre technology and Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network (GEPON), fibre blowing, microduct calibration and testing, fibre splicing and activation testing and explanation and demonstration of key ISP and OSP equipment deployed in the modern FTTH networks.
Mon 19th Sept  
10:00-11:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for Under Ground Deployments
14:00 - 16:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for a variety of FTTP and FTTH Deployments
Tue 20th Sept
10:00-11:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for Under Ground Deployments
14:00 - 16:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for a variety of FTTP and FTTH Deployments
Wed 21st Sept
10:00-11:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for Under Ground Deployments
14:00 - 16:00 - Air Blown Fibre FTTx - Inside and outside fibre optic plant for a variety of FTTP and FTTH Deployments


Showcase your FTTx products

The FTTx Centre takes up 225 square meters of space, making this the largest single area on the exhibition floor. Split into 11 individual zones, each focusing on a specific area of fibre to the home deployment, the centre provides a common meeting place for all attendees with an interest in this particular field.
How to submit your product to the FTTx Centre
If you are an exhibitor at ECOC 2017 you also have the opportunity to display your FTTx products in one of the eleven zones, free of charge. If you have a new or existing product you wish to feature in the FTTx Centre, please download an entry form and return to or fax to +44 (0)1732 752130 before Friday 18th August.

Meet the FTTx Centre sponsors:

Component Zone - sponsored by Source Photonics

Source Photonics is a leading global provider of innovative and reliable technology that enables communications and data connectivity, in next-generation mobile and fixed-line access networks, in metro networks, and in data centers. Source Photonics’ technology enables FTTx networks to deliver bandwidth, flexibility, and connectivity solutions for consumer’s data needs. We support the ongoing revolution in wireless connectivity with secure, fast, reliable technology that enables global bandwidth capacity to grow. We invent next-generation solutions to provide data centers with low power, high data rate technology to meet the demands of the rapidly growing cloud data industry. We commit to meet our customers’ needs by anticipating technology and market direction, developing cutting edge technology, and consistently delivering on our promises.


Connectivity Zone - sponsored by Light King

Lightking has over 10 years experience in Fiber optic field manufacture , we design our own connectors, adaptors and cable assembly, mainly aim to Datacenter market and FTTX field, this year present new solution for high density connector, adaptor and patchpanel.


Connectorization Zone - sponsored by HYC Co.

HYC Co., Ltd. have seventeen years’ experience manufacturing passive components for FTTH, FTTX and Data Centers. Adopting advanced manufacturing technology and high precision production and inspection equipment. All products are produced in 10,000 level dust-free workshop

Our core product range includes Fiber Optic Assembly like MTP/MPO , E2000 etc, Fiber Passive like WDM, PLC Splitter, Zirconia Ferrule and Adapter etc, Fiber Optic Management like Patch Panels and FTTH box etc.

As sponsor of this year’s ‘Connectorization Zone, we will showcase our WDM and  MPO/MTP products.



FTTH Zone -  sponsored by  Fujikura Europe

Fujikura is one of the world's leading manufacturers of fibre optic cables and equipment for installation, measurement and testing. The Fujikura name has become synonymous with fibre optic fusion splicers and the company has become the world's leading supplier to telecommunication companies around the globe.

Fujikura has been represented in Europe for over 20 years, and in 1988 established Fujikura Europe Ltd as a European base of operations in South West London. Fujikura Europe has grown considerably in the last ten years and now occupies a 14,000 sq. ft site in Chessington, Surrey which houses the company's European sales administrative offices, technical support centre and service repair workshops.

FTTx Literature Library

FTTx New Product Zone –  sponsored by HFCL

HFCL is one of the largest telecom infrastructure providers in India, stands among top 500 Indian companies, ranked by D&B recently. HFCL’s optical fibre cables are CE marked and CPR approved. With its diversified range of OFC for various applications, HFCL has recently come up with new solutions for FTTH and micro-duct application.  Do visit us at our stand to understand the benefits and cost effectiveness of solutions over traditional practices.  For more information visit  email id:

Fusion Splicing Zone - sponsored by  Chengdu Bright Communication

Chengdu Bright Communication Co., Ltd.(Bright Fiber) is a high-tech enterprise founded in 2012. We specialize in manufacturing customized FTTH/FTTP products and providing FTTH/FTTP solution & OEM services. With a R&D team of 20 years experience in the field of telecommunications , Bright Fiber has the ability to offer FTTH/FTTP products and services with a high quality of standards and outstanding performance.

Through years of continuous and intensive development, Bright Fiber has been thriving in oversea market including Europe, North American, South American , Asia and Africa.


Home Zone - sponsored by Sanwa Electronics

Sanwa’s entire range of fibre optic solutions are supported by the knowledge and expertise gained through its 70-years of industry experience. With persistent innovation, leadership and engineering excellence, our vast offering of single-fiber optical connectivity solutions (LC, SC, MU, and FC series), as well as with the new multi-fibre MPO series- Sanwa has your entire project covered.

Our technologies and products meet and surpass the various standards required in today's telecommunication, data communication and other industries along with our continued innovations propel the functionality and the ease-of-use to aid users with improved productivity.

The FTTx product line brings professional grade optical cable connections to any space safely, and reliably with an ease of plug-and-play. The safest & simplest design of our shuttered optical rosette and connectors allow ONU installation for the next-gen FTTx services to be much more accessible and much closer to their subscribers. 

Inside Plant Zone - sponsored by gabo Systemtechnik GmbH

More than 40 years ago gabocom specialized in duct systems for telecommunication enterprises and network operators. Nowadays this company constitutes the

embodiment for highest quality and best service throughout Europe. The innovative array of products comprises three multi-compatible system solutions (speed•pipe® system, split duct system und common fittings) which can exactly be synchronised with the requirements of various duct systems – these range from laying new fibre optic networks to repairing occupied cable ducts. With the speed•pipe® system gabocom has developed a market-leading micro duct system for efficient Fibre-to-the-X solutions.

Outside Plant Zone - sponsored by  FOCCUS by Chemtronics®

A high quality fiber optic installation starts with clean connectors, giving you faster transmission rates, higher bandwidth and maintenance-free operation. FOCCUS™ brand products from Chemtronics give you the tools you need to quickly clean connectors and ports. The CCT™ (Clean Connection Tool™) and the proprietary Combination Cleaning™ process give you clean connections the first time, every time. By choosing FOCCUS we guarantee a simple, reliable & repeatable cleaning process through our patented technology that saves time and money, eliminating all contamination, reducing reflectance with resulting in increased transmission rates. Visit Chemtronics on the FTTx Centre for live demonstrations.

Test and Measurement Zone - sponsored by Polycab

Polycab, India’s No.1 cable & wire company, is ISO9001:2008, ISO14001:2004 and OHSAS18001:2007 certified, with a turnover in excess of $1 billion USD and has been engaged in manufacturing and supplying customised wires and cables requirements to organisations in the oil and gas, power, defence, telecom, railway and airport industries for over four decades.

Our cable product range includes duct cables, armoured cables, tactical Cables, aerial cables ADSS, indoor / outdoor cables, ribbon cables, hybrid cables, FTTH drop OFC, figure-8 OFC and customized designs suitable for all types of end application. Our FRP rod(central strength member of OFC) product range includes an FRP diameter ranging from 0.40mm to 6.00mm with very close diameter tolerance.