On Friday evening, October 27, HFCL informed the exchanges that it has launched its 1728 intermittent link ribbon cable at the India Mobile Congress 2023 in Delhi.
The company said this would meet the growing demand for fiber-dense cables from data centers and also boost 5G network infrastructure.
“Our revolutionary and durable 1728 fiber IBR cable will significantly help capitalize data center demand and contribute to national fibration priorities under BharatNet, NHAI program and rollout of 4G, 5G networks by telecom operators and technology companies,” said Mahendra Nahata, Managing Director. director of HFCL.
The company said the core technology behind the 1,728-fiber high-count IBR cables are individual intermittently bonded ribbons, each made up of 12 optical fibers that are securely bonded at specific intervals along their length. “Unlike traditional flat ribbons, IBR cables offer a unique blend of space-saving design with a fully backward compatible cable design, enabling seamless upgrade of optical infrastructures and further making it an easily deployable innovation in technology fiber optics,” the company said.
Shares of HFCL Ltd ended up 1.7% at ₹64.45 apiece on Friday, October 27.
First publication: October 28, 2023 12:30 p.m. STI