22 June 2011


B3 Future Technologies joins FTTH Council Europe


B3 Future Technologies (B3FT), a global manufacturer of optical fibre solutions, today announced it has become a member of the FTTH Council Europe.


The appointment will see B3FT act in an advisory capacity for organisations seeking guidance on fibre optic cables and other components that are needed during the deployment of next generation networks


Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council Europe works to accelerate the adoption of fibre to homes and businesses throughout Europe. Its members bring a wealth of experience to the organisation and use their knowledge to help businesses who are considering deploying an FTTH network.


Kevin Samuel, commercial director at B3FT said: “We have many years’ experience of providing solutions to some of the world’s leading telecoms providers.


“We are delighted at becoming members of the FTTH Council Europe as this will enable us to use our extensive experience to help promote the use of fibre for the delivery of high-speed broadband.”


All members of the council are experts in their own field and can offer crucial advice at the early stages of planning FTTH networks from demographic analysis to deployment strategies and types of funding.


B3FT is at the forefront of telecommunications infrastructure, delivering optical fibre provision that encompasses cabling and infrastructure products for city-wide, access and in-building communications networks.


It has major manufacturing operations in the UK and Spain as well as sales and distribution facilities across Europe, the Middle East and Far East that support a global customer base which includes BT, Telecom Italia and Telefonica.


About B3:

B3 is a global manufacturer of copper and optical fibre cable solutions. Its product offering encompasses cabling and infrastructure products for all sectors – industry, commerce, education, healthcare and fibre to the home.


The company is headquartered in Manchester, UK and is one of the world’s most established cable manufacturers with a wide range of network operations across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


Founded in 2006, and with an annual turnover of £130 million, B3FT’s global customer base includes BT, Telecom Italia, Telefonica and Virgin Media.