25 September 2020

"Optical fiber Systems" JSC celebrated the 5th anniversary of the grand opening of the plant

On September 25, 2020, "Optical fiber Systems" JSC crossed the 5-year milestone since the grand opening of the plant. Since the beginning of commercial production, the volume of optical fiber produced has exceeded 7 million km, and today optical fiber of "Optical fiber Systems" JSC is a key component in the implementation of the national program "Digital economy in the Russian Federation".

According to tradition, at the solemn meeting of the staff of the General Director of "Optical fiber Systems" JSC Andrey Nikolaev congratulated employees of the plant, expressed gratitude and appreciation for hard work and presented letters of appreciation, letters of commendation and diplomas of the Ministry of industry, science and new technologies of the Republic of Mordovia. The development of human resources has become one of the priorities of the plant's development over the past years, and today the plant employs 133 people, 91% of whom have higher education. Almost all young engineers and technologists whose competencies are already recognized at the international level are graduates of the Ogarev Mordovia State University.

For 5 years of working since the grand opening of "Optical fiber Systems" JSC produces 5 types of optical fiber of the most popular standards. Over the past years, OVS products have been in demand by more than 80 customers from 14 countries. The products of "Optic fiber Systems" JSC are certified in Russia, their quality has been repeatedly confirmed in the framework of joint testing programs with Russian and foreign partners, such as "Sumitomo Electric Industries" Ltd, "Rostelecom" PJSC, "MegaFon" PJSC, "MTS" PJSC, "Transneft" PJSC, etc. Today, the Company's clients are all the largest cable plants in Russia and Belarus, which is the result of continuous work of the Company's specialists.

Thanks to partnership relations with leading companies in the global optical fiber market "Optical fiber Systems" JSC with the support of the Industry Development Fund has implemented the most modern production technologies and reached the level of the world's best manufacturers.

"Optical fiber Systems" JSC confidently looks to the future and doesn’t stop at the results achieved. Now OVS is preparing to manufacture a new type of optical fiber G. 654. According to the plans of "Rostelecom" PJSC, the optical fiber of this standard is to be applied in future transit of optical fiber communication links "Europe - Asia" TEA NEXT, which should provide a significant increase in information transfer between the two continents.


“Optic fiber Systems” JSC ( – 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.