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FTTx/5G Network Engineering Construction and Maintenance

FTTx networks refer to passive optical access networks, which can be either point-to-point (P2P) or point-to-multipoint (P2MP). Currently, the majority of FTTx networks employ a P2MP structure.

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In recent years, the demand for data services has shifted from simple voice communication to multimedia. With the rise of IPTV, HDTV, gaming, and digital homes, traditional access methods can't meet the increasing bandwidth needs. As optical communication and 5G advance, FTTx broadband optical access is becoming widespread.

FTTx (Fiber to the "x") encompasses various broadband options using fiber optics for last-mile connections. It includes FTTH, FTTP, FTTC, FTTN, FTTO, and FTTSA. FTTx connects operators and users, typically adopting a passive optical network structure. Fiber to the Home (FTTH), a pursued dream for 20 years, is considered a crucial point for the optical communication market's revival. Continuous development is expected in FTTH networks.


Industry Characteristics

As a current hot topic in the telecommunications industry, FTTx and 5G networks exhibit the following characteristics:
1. High Speed: The 5G network provides FTTx with higher transmission speeds and lower latency, meeting users' demands for high-speed and stable network connections.
2. Large Capacity: 5G networks empower FTTx with greater bandwidth and capacity, supporting more users and devices simultaneously, meeting the growing demands for data transfer.
3. Low Energy Consumption: Leveraging advanced fiber optics and wireless technologies, 5G networks enable FTTx to achieve lower energy consumption, enhancing network sustainability and environmental friendliness.
4. Network Intelligence: FTTx, with the integration of 5G network's intelligent technology, can achieve automated management and intelligent optimization, enhancing network performance and efficiency.

FTTx Technology Implementation

FTTx networks can be active or passive optical fiber networks. Due to the high cost, active networks are rarely used in user access. FTTx commonly refers to passive optical fiber access networks. Passive Optical Network (PON) technology, using optical fiber, excels in access bandwidth and fully passive optical transmission. It outperforms other optical access technologies in management, bandwidth, service provision, allocation strategies, flexibility, and construction costs.

1. APON/BPON: A passive optical network technology standardized and commercially deployed in its early stages, utilizing ATM as the transport protocol. It is now largely obsolete.

2. EPON: An effective combination of Ethernet technology and PON network architecture, utilizing Ethernet as the carrier with a point-to-multipoint structure and passive optical fiber transmission.

3. GPON: Gigabit Passive Optical Network or Giga-bit Passive Optical Network, representing the latest generation of broadband passive optical access standards based on the ITU-T G.984.x standard.

It supports high bandwidth, efficiency, extensive coverage, and a rich variety of user interfaces. It can simultaneously carry ATM cells and/or GEM frames.


The planning of FTTx networks is a crucial prerequisite for the successful deployment of FTTx. Component testing, on-site fusion splicing, and end-to-end verification remain among the most critical factors in FTTx deployment. Improper fusion splicing, contaminated connectors, or micro bends in optical fibers can lead to optical loss and a decline in service quality. Therefore, effective installation and verification plans contribute to risk reduction.

Our fiber optic network engineering solutions are designed to address various challenges in construction and maintenance. We offer a range of products and solutions, including fiber optic line testing, fault troubleshooting, and fiber quality monitoring, to meet your diverse needs.




1. Smart Fiber Link Quality Monitoring: Users stay informed about fiber optic link quality for stable and reliable networks. Our tools, including optical time-domain reflectometers and probes, efficiently measure parameters like attenuation and reflection, providing accurate results for assessing link quality.

2. Efficient Fault Detection: Swiftly identify and resolve network faults with our products, ensuring minimal downtime and providing precise test data and analysis reports.

3. Bandwidth Optimization: DIMENSION's fiber optic products and testing equipment aid in optimizing bandwidth for improved user experiences in high-speed networks.

4. Quick Cleanliness Checks: DIMENSION's portable end-face inspection tools and cleaning pens streamline fiber optic end-face inspections during routine maintenance. EASYCONN connectors offer fast and reusable connections, saving time at network nodes.



OTDR Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer

Light eye switch design enables quick localization of fault points and event types in the link, conducting performance testing on optical network architectures. It provides precise test data and analysis reports. Multiple models support various testing modes, catering to different types of optical fiber link testing requirements, from single/multi-mode fibers to single/multi-core fibers.

· Multifunctional

·  Intellectualization Extension

· Fault inspection of communication system at all levels

· High speed test, accurate results and high repeatabilit  

·  Long battery life, unique replaceable smart battery 

· Platform and modular design
·  Small and portable, light weight, one hand operation
·  Automatic / manual OTDR mode: multi pulse width test + automatic analysis

·  Simple operation, no training, easy to start

· Adapt to a variety of environments

EasyGet WiFi Wireless Fiber Endface Microscope

Achieve real-time video transmission, automated analysis, data storage, and reporting among various smart terminal devices via WiFi. On-site technical personnel can intuitively assess the quality of fiber optic end faces on their mobile devices.


• Lightweight and portable, easy to use
• Support Wifi and USB data transfer
• The software interface is concise, intuitive and intelligent, and the images  can be viewed in real time and automatically analyzed
• Compatible with mainstream intelligent terminals (Wins/Android/iOS)  

• Built-in battery, duration up to 5 hours
• Universal USB Type C interface, compatible with various charging devices
• Unique LED light, flexible at low-light or dark environment
• OTDR partner, ideal tool for field technicians


Optical Probe

DIMENSION optical probe integrates OPM (optical power meter), VFL (visual fault locator), RJ45 cable tracker and sequence test and other functions. The optical probe is easy-to-use, and it can easily handle with the construction of various communication networks and different test scenarios.

• Non-contact and probe power test
• No extra patch cords required
• Ultra-fast power ON, always ready for use
• Integrated with visual fault locator

• Support RJ45 cable sequence test
• Unique LED lighting
• Compatible with USB transfer, allowing to save data to PC

By offering comprehensive solutions and related products, we are committed to assisting clients in addressing issues related to optical network construction and maintenance. This commitment aims to meet the continuous development and innovation in the field of optical communication.

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