Anritsu Company (Richardson, TX) introduces the MW90010A Coherent OTDR (C-OTDR) that can detect faults with 10-meter resolution, and collect 1.2 million data points for accurate analysis on optical submarine cables up to 12,000 km in length. The C-OTDR captures waveform data, including cable loss, bending loss, and fiber length, and can measure optical submarine cables with optical repeaters spaced at intervals of 80 km or more. Its measurement size of 320 × 177 × 451 mm, and weight of

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