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Special Feature
Newsletter "SEI WORLD" 2016 Vol. 469

Broadband Products We provide comprehensive support for the steady advancement of the broadband environment.

Fast telecommunication services provided on the Internet along with TV broadcasting and telephone services have become vital to most people's everyday lives and businesses.

The Sumitomo Electric Group offers many products and services indispensable for today's information and communication infrastructure, including optical fiber, optic and electronic devices, and access network equipment. Sumitomo Electric supplies products for telecommunications operators and cable TV operators. We also offer, via such operators, terminal devices required for service subscribers or general home users to watch TV and use the Internet and telephone.

Moreover, Sumitomo Electric installs and maintains equipment that connects general home users to the operators' base stations and centers in order to provide comprehensive support for a smooth broadband environment.

1. Optical fiber cable

Optical fiber cables constitute transmission lines between general home users and base stations and centers, enabling the transfer of broadcast programs and communication signals over a distance of several tens of kilometers.

2. Transmission line equipment

Designed to be installed outdoors and to amplify and branch broadcasting and communication signals for efficient delivery over a wide area, transmission line equipment helps provide high-quality broadcasting and communication services.

3. Base station and center equipment

Installed at the operators’ base stations and centers, the equipment provides subscribers with broadcasting services, such as digital terrestrial, BS, and CS broadcasting, and fast communication services including the Internet.

Communication center equipment (10G-EPON)
Communication center equipment (10G-EPON)
Optical device
Optical device
The equipment contains Sumitomo Electric's optical devices that are excellent for fast communication processing.
Broadcasting center equipment
Broadcasting center equipment

Featured product: 10G-EPON system

This system is installed at the operators' facilities to provide 10 Gbps communications services. Sumitomo Electric's 10G-EPON systems have been shipped to the North American and Japanese markets, securing the largest share of the optical cable market. Expectations are high for them as products that support ever-increasing communications traffic due to the rise in video streaming and the emergence of ultrahigh resolution content.

4. Systems for apartments

These systems are designed to build a broadband environment using existing telephone lines installed in apartments.

Customer-premises unit
Customer-premises unit
Collective device
Collective device

5. Home terminals

Enjoy the Internet
These terminal devices, designed for personal computers, smartphones, and tablets to access the Internet, create a fast and smooth communications environment.
10G-EPON terminal device
10G-EPON terminal device
Cable modem
Cable modem
Have fun watching 4K video
This terminal device receives IP data and enables the user to enjoy video on demand services.
Set-top box
Set-top box
Make a phone call
Connect eMTA to your existing telephone. You will be able to make low-cost telephone calls using cable TV networks.
eMTA
eMTA

Product of note: 4K-compatible IP set-top box

This box is for enjoying ultrahigh resolution 4K video at home. Incorporating the Android TV™ OS available from Google™, it enables users to use their TV sets to have fun with an assortment of applications including movies, music, games, and information on daily life.

Maintenance/Support

We offer maintenance and repair services for base stations and center equipment, transmission line equipment, and home terminals, along with operation assistance for cable TV operators.

Engineering/System Integration

Sumitomo Electric designs, configures, and installs integrated networks that connect between base stations/centers and equipment in general residences.

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