Opticable

History : more than 30 years of experience

Since the beginning of the optical fibre technology

1977: foundation of Opticable in the Polytechnical Institute of Mons 

1979: First multimode fibre cable made in Belgium installed along the SNCB Railway between Brussels North and South stations

1982: Inauguration by the King of the first RTT (now Belgacom) Jemelle-Lessive link.

1989: First range of Opticable LAN products

1996: Alcatel Cable becomes the majoritary shareholder of Opticable

1999: Transfer of optics activities from Fumay (F) and Hamburg (D) to Frameries

2002: Opticable proposes its own fibre range and LAN cable range Gigalite - ISO 9001 certification

2003: Start of micro blowing cable deployment in Belgium

2006 : A new Engeeneering service is created to propose passive infrastructure solutions which include cables and components.

2007 : Launching of FTTH projects in Europe and Asia.

2008 : Joint Venture with the Japanese company Sumitomo Electric Industries.

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