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Local Private Hi-Tech Start-Up offers technology to instantly double the transmission capacity of digital communications systems while providing an efficient upgrade path to future ten-fold improvements in throughput.

Single Fiber, Full Duplex, CWDM (SFC™) Smart Transceivers feature an integrated Micro-OTDR Fast Fiber Fault Finder to instantly identify and localize optical fiber faults or open connectors within a tolerance of 20 meters.

Van Nuys, CA – March 4, 2011 — Optical Zonu Corporation (OZC), a leading supplier of Single Fiber SFP Transceivers, announced the introduction of its New ZonuFx, Single Fiber, Full Duplex, CWDM (SFC) Transceiver with Smart Micro-OTDR Fast Fiber Fault Finder. These SFC Transceivers work in conjunction with OZC’s Optical Multiplexer-Demultiplexer’s to support up to Ten (10) Business Class SONET/SDH or Gigabit Ethernet Customers ON A SINGLE FIBER with Full Duplex Operation up to “Long Reach” Link Distances (80 Km). When installed in Network Equipment with an SFP-MSA Digital Diagnostic Monitoring I²C interface, these Transceivers provide the data input required for the system to support the Operations, Administration and Maintenance (OAM) features of the IEEE 802.3ah and ITU Y.1731 Standards. The new Fast Fiber Fault Finder capability instantly detects and locates optical fiber faults, or open optical connectors, reporting this information to a Network Switch properly configured to retrieve this data.

“Imagine describing the expansiveness of Telecom, Cable or Utility Fiber Optic Networks in terms of football fields…thousands and thousands of football fields”, pondered Mike Hartmann, VP of Sales and Marketing for OZC. “With ZonuFx Smart SFC Transceivers, our Service Provider Customers will not only instantly know which football field to go to to find an optical fiber fault, they will know which yard-markers to stand between to be confident that the fault is only a ‘first down’ distance away, one direction or the other.”

The ZonuFx is priced under $500 each in volume and is available Stock to 6 weeks ARO.

About Optical Zonu Corporation: – OZC, privately owned in Los Angeles, CA, specializes in Fiber Optic Components for Analog and Digital Transmission, SONET/SDH, Gigabit Ethernet and Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing. The leading supplier of Single Fiber, Full Duplex, CWDM Transceivers, OZC maintains a strategic relationship with Go-Foton (formerly NSG America) and supports direct Field Sales in the Americas and Europe. For more information visit or call 818.780.9701.