Fiber Optic Network Solutions is the first to receive Telcordia certification for a fiber optic connector cable assembly

August 21, 2002

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NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. -- FONS (Fiber Optic Network Solutions) Corporation, a leading provider of fiber optic connectivity products and interconnect solutions, announced today that it successfully completed Telcordia Level 2 Certification to GR-326-CORE, as outlined in SR-4226, "Fiber Optic Connector and Jumper Assembly Certification," Issue 2. This accomplishment establishes FONS as the first manufacturer in the industry to demonstrate its ability to manufacture connectors and assemblies that satisfy the very rigorous requirements and tests set by GR-326-CORE, "Generic Requirements for Singlemode Optical Connectors and Jumper Assemblies", Issue 3. The FONS 2-mm connector assembly satisfied 100% of the specified set of GR-326 requirements in the Level 2 Certification Program outlined in SR-4226, representing compliance to 43 out of 43 optical tests conducted at Telcordia laboratories in Morristown, New Jersey. In addition to meeting all of the mandatory optical performance levels, the FONS connector assembly also achieved the higher target performance levels for almost all of the objectives set by Telcordia and Service Providers, further demonstrating FONS' commitment to deliver the highest quality and most reliable connector assembly in the industry.According to Osman Gebizlioglu, Program Manager in the Fiber, Transport & Synchronization Technologies Group at Telcordia Technologies, "Other manufacturers have attempted to meet the stringent requirements of this certification, and have succeeded with many of the requirements, but none, with the exception of FONS Corporation, have attained Telcordia Certification". Osman continues, "FONS clearly demonstrated a sustained commitment to the qualification process and implemented the necessary improvements in their design and manufacturing processes to deliver the performance and reliability to successfully achieve this renowned certification." Fiber Optic Network Solutions Corp. (FONS)

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