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Gem Cable Communications
Unit A, Oakleaf Court,
Ryehill Close, Lodge Farm,
Northamptonshire, NN5 7FD
Tel: +44 (0)1604 754379

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Gem Cable Communications install and terminate all types of fibre cabling, all across the UK. The majority of our fibre customers are based in London, but we cover the whole of the UK, and even Mainland Europe.

Whether you require a complete fibre installation in a datacentre, or simply require an existing cable to be re-terminated, Gem Cable's skilled fibre engineers are ready to help. All our terminations are achieved by fusion splicing on site, using pre-terminated and pre-tested fibre pigtails, ensuring a first class result every time

Multimode fibre

  • OM1 - 62.5/125 micron
  • OM2 - 50/125 micron
  • OM3 - 50/125 micron laser optimised
Birmingham Fibre

Singlemode fibre

  • OS1 - 9/125

From 4 cores to 144, whether a single run between racks or a fully meshed inter-hall datacentre roll-out, internal or external, Gem Cable will provide you with peace of mind that you fibre installation will be trouble free.

If you are unsure of what fibre type to specify, the following table shows the commonest Ethernet interface standards, and the distances possible with different fibre types;

      Maximum distance per fibre type    
    Ethernet Interface    OS1  OM1  OM2  OM3
 10GBase-LX4 (10G LX4)   10km  300m  300m  300m
 10GBase-SR/SW (10G SR or 10G SW)   -  32m  82m  300m
 1000Base-LX (Gigabit LX)   5km  550m  550m  550m
 1000Base-SX (Gigabit SX)   -  275m  550m 550m

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