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Avago Launches First Optical Transceiver For Base Stations

Supporting standards for cellular, WiFi, and WiMAX networks, the AFBR-57J5APZ is part of the industry's first family of optical transceivers for use in next-generation, wireless infrastructure networking equipment. Providing serial links over multimode optical fiber at 3.072 Gb/s (OBSAI/CPRI standard), the transceiver operates over an industrial temperature range from -40°C to +85°C with link distances of 500m over OM3 grade fiber. Pricing for the AFBR-57J5APZ begins at $40 each/500. The AFCT-57J5APZ (7-km, SM, OBSAI/CPRI, 3.1G) and AFCT-57J5ATPZ (20-km, SM, OBSAI/CPRI, 3.1G) will be available in October and the AFCT-57xxxxxZ (40-km/80-km, SM, OBSAI/CPRI, 2.47G) is slated for end of the year. AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES, San Jose, CA. (800) 235-0312.


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