Prysmian Group has released its BendBright A2 bend-insensitive fiber in North America. The G.657.A2 fiber splices seamlessly with standard single mode fibers, and has the same mode field diameter as standard G.652.D fibers. This makes the new fiber compatible with a G.652.D installed base. Jon Fitz, director of advanced business solutions at Prysmian Group, says, BendBright A2 is a game-changer because it lets customers enjoy the extreme bend performance of an A2 fiber with the splicing convenience of a G.657.A1 design.
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