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BT Selects Anritsu for Major Optical Fibre Test Equipment Contract

15/07/2014
Luton UK – July 15, 2014 – Anritsu Corporation has today announced that it has concluded a contract with Openreach, BT’s access network division, for the supply of fibre optic test equipment to support the deployment of advanced high speed fibre optic networks.

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Luton UK – July 15, 2014 – Anritsu Corporation has today announced that it has concluded a contract with Openreach, BT’s access network division, for the supply of fibre optic test equipment to support the deployment of advanced high speed fibre optic networks. Anritsu will supply more than 1,000 units of the MT9090A Network Master under the contract, to measure the quality of fibre optic cable and connections in order to verify the installation. The MT9090A from Anritsu will enable Openreach to further optimize the installation and maintenance of its fibre networks.


The MT9090A provides industry leading capability in a unique compact size that is suited to making measurements out at the installation site. The unit features a dynamic range of 37 dB, together with the newly released “Fibre Visualiser” software to present the reading and analysis of the test results in an easy to use and informative visual block diagram. The combination of performance and form-factor for the Network Master make it the leading solution for this type of testing, and chosen for testing some of the worlds most advanced fibre access network deployments. In addition, Anritsu is implementing automatic procedures to enable simplification of the field engineering work by linking the MT9090A to Openreach test results database.


Michael Spatny, General Manager for Anritsu in the EMEA region commented “Anritsu is extremely proud to be selected to supply BT with our Network Master solution, demonstrating Anritsu’s leading position in the supply of Fibre Optic Test Equipment and supporting BT in the deployment of advanced fibre optic networks. This continues Anritsu’s long history in supplying the industry with innovative new fibre optic test equipment, and we are proud to demonstrate our commitment to the industry for the future”.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 110 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.

For further information please contact:

Jonathan Borrill Lucy Brearley
Director of Marketing TKO Marketing Consultants 
Anritsu EMEA Limited  Tel: +44 (0) 1444 473555
Tel: +46 (0)8 534 707 05 Email: Lucy Brearley 
Email: Jonathan Borrill   

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