4 April 2021
Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development Dmitry Peskov visited "Optic fiber Systems" JSC
On April 4, 2021, Dmitry Peskov, Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development visited "Optic fiber Systems" JSC - the first and the only Russian plant manufacturing optical fiber. As part of the manufacturing tour, he was acquainted with the unique optical fiber production technology and the product line.
After the tour, Dmitry Peskov held a working meeting with Acting Minister of Industry Science and New Technologies Alexander Sedov and the company's management. During the meeting, the General Director of "Optic fiber Systems" JSC Andrey Nikolaev spoke about the results of the company's work and further plans for its development, growth drivers and restraining factors of the global and Russian optical fiber market. The meeting also discussed the development of communication networks in Russia, in particular in the Mordovia, the prospects for the new generation communication networks introduction and projects for the development of new digital services based on optical fiber.
As a result of the visit, Dmitry Peskov appreciated the optical fiber demand prospects in Russia wished the company's staff good luck in the further development of the unique production in Russia.
“Optic fiber Systems” JSC (www.rusfiber.ru) – is the first and the only Russian plant manufacturing optical fiber. The plant is situated in Saransk, Mordovia Republic. It was officially opened on 25 September 2015. The shareholders of the company are RUSNANO, Gazprombank and the Government of Mordovia Republic.
Optical fiber is the main component of optic cables for signal transmission in modern communication networks. Fiber is also used as a sensor for monitoring deformation, temperature, acoustics and other indicators.
"Optic fiber Systems" JSC produces telecommunication optical fibers of standards G652 and G 657 A1 including those with reduced diameter of 200 microns; provides services on optical fiber coloring and the application of ring marks "ringmarking". Optical fibers of new types such as G651 and G655 are being prepared for release. Products are certified in Russia and the quality is confirmed by "Rostelecom" PJSC, Russia's leading cable companies and foreign consumers.
According to the results of certification, optical fiber was approved for use on the networks of the largest Russian Telecom operators Rostelecom, MTS, MegaFon and others.
Manufacturing capacity of the plant is 4 mln kilometers of optical fiber per year.