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Milan, 02 March 2017. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has successfully completed the laying phase for the Wikinger offshore wind farm ahead of schedule. Termination and testing works are currently in progress. “This milestone, which is quite uncommon in the offshore wind market, highlights the Group’s capabilities in managing turnkey inter-array contracts and re-affirms the strong focus Prysmian has in the offshore wind market,” stated Massimo Battaini SVP Energy Projects. “We have been heavily investing in developing our project execution and cable installation capabilities. We can now count on new assets, such as our cable barge, Ulisse, for shallow water installation as well as new jetting and cable protection machines.” Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH awarded Prysmian the €60 million contract in 2015 to supply and install the inter-array cables within the wind farm. Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture, installation, burial, termination and testing of 80 km of 33 kV submarine cables with different cross-sections to connect the 70 wind turbines and the offshore substation that form the 350 MW wind farm. Work began in 2016, when cables were produced in Prysmian’s facility in Drammen, Norway, one of the Group’s excellence centres for submarine cables. Within its portfolio, Prysmian holds an ever-increasing track record as market leader in offshore wind power connections, such as the contract it was awarded in 2016 to provide inter-array cables for the Rentel offshore wind farm, which will supply CO2 friendly electricity to 285,000 households from the Belgian North Sea. Prysmian has also provided turnkey HVAC cable systems for various offshore wind farms in the German North Sea, such as the links between OWP Global Tech 1 and OWP Veja Mate to the BorWin2 offshore grid connection, the first such large-category system worldwide to take up commercial operation with High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technology, another key Prysmian milestone. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


News Article | February 14, 2017
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Created in 2012, it has trained over 1,500 individuals worldwide Milan, 14 February 2017 – Prysmian Group Academy — the corporate university of the world leader in the energy and telecom cable industry — is now in its fifth year of operation. Created in 2012, also thanks to a partnership with the SDA Bocconi School of Management, it has allowed over 1,500 individuals of various nationalities to receive training from 50 SDA Bocconi faculty members, an equally important group of professors from some of the world’s foremost business schools and over 180 senior employees who, as teachers, decided to make their knowledge and experience available to the company. The Academy is divided into two main areas. The first, the School of Management, aims at strengthening leadership and management skills. Created in partnership with SDA Bocconi, it currently also benefits from the collaboration of a solid international network of business schools that contribute to the development of the training programmes launched in the Group’s various regions: SMU (Singapore), Fudan University (China), University of South Carolina (USA), FGV EAESP (Brazil), Steinbeis University (Germany), Corvinus University (Hungary), ESADE (Spain), ESSEC (France), and Stockholm Business School (Sweden). The second is the Professional School, a technical school whose nine Academies by function and 35 courses are aimed at developing and strengthening skills through their transfer from the most senior staff to their younger counterparts. The School also draws on several of the Group’s centres of excellence, such as the Manufacturing Academy inaugurated at the plant in Mudanya (Turkey) in 2016. Prysmian was one of the first large Italian companies to found its own school dedicated to managerial and professional training, thus positioning itself as a major innovator in the field of company training. The Academy is a concrete tool for sharing managerial and technical best practices. Due to its international nature, it fosters an innovative, entrepreneurial approach to business and a shared spirit of diversity and integration. In addition, the spread of a common long-term strategic outlook encourages employee engagement from a sustainable perspective of talent growth within the organisation. With this in mind, a research project focusing on company dynamics by SDA Bocconi was added to the over 350 days of training. Seven case studies were conducted of the Group’s main strategic challenges in its various branches throughout the world, in addition to didactic tools, simulations and various studies of strategic innovation and M&A issues. “Above all with regard to our managerial training initiatives, we are highly satisfied with our partnership with SDA Bocconi and the results achieved in these first five years of the Prysmian Group Academy,” commented Fabrizio Rutschmann, SVP Human Resources & Organisation. “What sets a company apart are the individuals of which it is composed. This is why for us human capital is a strategic asset on which to base our present and build our future.” “For SDA Bocconi, Prysmian is a complete partner,” explained Markus Venzin, Senior Lecturer in Strategy at SDA Bocconi and Director of the Prysmian Group Academy. “Through our collaboration with the Group, we have developed new ways of increasing the impact of advanced training on learning at companies. However, our collaboration with Prysmian is very extensive, moving beyond the training process, and is based on a desire for deep mutual understanding.” Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


News Article | February 7, 2017
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The Group showcases its full range of cables, including its most recent innovations for Construction, Power Transmission and Industrial applications Focus on PRY-CAM Monitoring Systems, TECSUN Solar cables and P-Laser, the most powerful cable solution for HVDC power transmission, with dedicated technical seminars Milan, 07 February 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase state-of-the-art technologies at MEE 2017, the electrical industry’s largest show in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from February 14 to 17, 2017 (booth F20, Hall 8). The Group’s product portfolio at MEE 2017 will focus on the full range of state-of-the-art power cables including HV and EHV underground and submarine cable systems for applications such as interconnections between power grids, links between natural or artificial islands and the mainland, and connections to, or between, offshore oil production facilities. Prysmian will also present a wide range of cables and systems for a variety of Industrial applications (Railways, Elevator and the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry), as well as innovative specialties such as the PRY-CAM Partial Discharge (PD) testing system and TECSUN cables for use in solar applications. PRY-CAM is an integrated portable instrument for automatic acquisition, processing and classification of pulse signals generated by Partial Discharge (PD) phenomena occurring in insulating materials of medium and high voltage electrical systems and components such as transformers. TECSUN cables are intended for use in photovoltaic power supply systems as free-movable, free-hanging and for a temperature range from -40 °C up to +120 °C – perfectly suited to the extreme conditions experienced in the Middle East. “Middle East Electricity 2017 is an excellent opportunity to showcase the Group’s expertise and applications for use in the GCC Region,” said Antonio Chiantore, General Manager for the Group’s Middle East branch based in Dubai. “The Gulf region represents a key area for our expansion strategy, where the Group continues to undertake major cable projects that contribute to the further development and improvement of power networks.” These include the first-ever submarine power transmission link serving Doha and the GCCIA Saudi-Bahrain submarine interconnection and the 400 kV power transmission system for TRANSCO connecting the Bahia and Saadiyat Grid Stations in Abu Dhabi, which represents the largest 400 kV underground cable system in the region (triple circuit route of 25 km for a total of 230 km of extruded insulation cable) and the largest EHV XLPE cable system in the world (in terms of contract value) ever awarded to a single supplier. Over the last year the Group has been awarded more new contracts in Kuwait (MEW Jaber Al Ahmad City S3), in Oman (OETC Saada Grid Station) and – more recently - in Bahrain (EWA 400 kV Transmission Development Project). On February 15, Prysmian Group experts will hold two technical seminars about Prysmian solutions for Grid Optimization Services (PRY-CAM) and Solar applications. A third seminar will focus on Prysmian’s new P-Laser 600 kV HVDC technology, the most powerful cable solution for power transmission grids. P-Laser 600 kV HVDC allows a cost reduction of up to 30% per transmitted MW and is the first fully recyclable environmentally friendly HVDC cable system. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


50 talented young people will be selected and trained to join the Group Milan, 27 February 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, launches the first “Sell It”, the international recruitment programme aimed at selecting young sales and marketing professionals, with a view to providing them with a three-year professional development path in sales and marketing through dedicated annual training steps. The requirements include a degree in engineering, chemistry or economics, and 3-5 years’ work experience in sales within the industrial manufacturing or consumer goods sectors. In detail, the programme aims to select 50 professionals for the front-end sales, technical sales, key account, customer care and trade marketing areas. Through “Sell It”, the Group aims at scouting and developing the best sales and marketing talents, offering them the opportunity to make full use of their skills and expertise. The three-year training programme will be organised at the Prysmian Global Sales Academy in partnership with the most renowned business schools worldwide and in the Group’s key plants at global level, with the aim of providing all attendees with a training and development pathway able to further enhance the skills essential for the career of the selected candidates. “Sell It” offers access to a global industry-leading company and the opportunity to work on the most cutting-edge engineering and infrastructure projects in the world. “'Sell It’ is further proof of Prysmian’s focus on training and developing young talents,” commented Fabrizio Rutschmann, HR & Organisation SVP, Prysmian Group. “Developing human capital is key to our company’s long-term success, in addition to being a part of the Group’s history and philosophy. This is the first time that we have launched a recruitment and development programme dedicated to professionals in this field, and I am certain that Prysmian’s strength and the important international projects we complete with our many partners will prove a concrete factor that ensures the interest of the candidates to whom we reach out. Our ability to grow on the markets is deeply rooted in the quality of our sales and marketing team.” In addition to “Sell It”, the Group’s recruitment and training initiatives include “Make It” and “Build the future”. ”Make It” is the top-training scheme aimed at engineers and technical staff with plant experience, aimed at scouting the best talents in the manufacturing sector. “Build the future” — in its sixth year in 2016 — is instead aimed at selecting new graduates and training them for junior management or specialist roles in the technical area through a three-year programme. The “Sell It” selection process will be open up until May 2017 and the induction into the Group is expected by the summer. Candidates will be selected through a structured assessment process, at the end of which they will be offered a job position with a competitive remuneration package. All details and the application form are available from the corporate website www.prysmiangroup.com Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


News Article | February 21, 2017
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Valued more than €300M the award by RTE (Réseau de Transport d'Électricité) is the first contract ever for connecting offshore wind electricity to the French grid Prysmian re-confirms its leading role in offshore power grids enabling the development and growth of offshore renewable energy Milan, 21 February 2017. Prysmian, world leader in the energy and telecom cable industry, has been awarded a contract worth more than € 300 million with Réseau de Transport d'Électricité (RTE) to develop submarine cable links to connect three planned offshore wind farms to the mainland power grid in France. The three projects, Fécamp, Calvados and Saint Nazaire, are to be individually triggered during the period of the contract. These projects are the first ever grid access connections developed by RTE to transmit renewable energy generated by offshore wind farms to thousands of businesses and homes. “We are proud to support RTE in this important challenge” stated Massimo Battaini, SVP Energy Projects. “Prysmian is already widely involved in the provision of reliable and more sustainable power transmission connections in France, through the realisation of the France-Spain and the Italy-France interconnectors. The offshore wind market in France is a new and promising development in this segment, and this contract not only consolidates our relationship with RTE but also re-affirms Prysmian’s world leadership in providing HV submarine cable solutions”, concluded Mr. Battaini. Prysmian will be responsible for the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of two HV export power cable links for each of the three offshore wind farms covering both the submarine and land routes to connect Fécamp, Calvados and St Nazaire to the French network. The submarine cable links, which consist of High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) 220 kV three-core cables with XLPE insulation and single wire armouring, will connect the offshore wind parks being developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF). The submarine cables will be produced in the Group’s centres of excellence in Arco Felice, Italy and Pikkala, Finland. The cables for the land sections will be manufactured in Gron, France. Delivery of the cables is expected during the period 2018 and 2020, dependent on the individual scheduling of the wind farms, with commissioning between 2019 and 2022. For the marine installation, Prysmian intend to use its own Cable Enterprise, a DP 2 vessel for cable laying activities. Prysmian has been playing a leading role in the development of offshore wind farms in Europe, with a strong track record including the realisation of high voltage submarine and land cable solutions for major projects like BorWin2 and Borwin3, Helwin1 and Helwin2, SylWin1, Dolwin3, West of Adlergrund. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


The project, awarded by ElecLink to a consortium of Prysmian and Balfour Beatty is worth approximately 219 m € in total The HVDC interconnector will increase the energy exchange between the two countries Milan, 23 February 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new important contract - in consortium with the leading international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty - for the realisation of a new High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnector between France and the UK through the Channel Tunnel. The project is one of the European Commission’s Projects of Common Interest and was awarded by ElecLink, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Eurotunnel, that will build an interconnector through the Channel Tunnel to provide a power transmission link between the UK and France with a capacity of a 1000 MW in either direction of flow for a total project value for the consortium of approximately € 219 million. The share of Prysmian that will coordinate the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the interconnection is about € 79 million. “The development of power transmission interconnections is of paramount importance in Europe and we are proud to make our technologies and experience available for the realisation of a project with such a high strategic value,” said Massimo Battaini, Energy Projects Senior Vice President at Prysmian Group. The ElecLink HVDC cable link will increase the energy exchange between France and the UK contributing to the integration of energy markets and enabling the diversification of energy sources. The ElecLink interconnector will provide cost effective additional power transmission capacity with minimal environmental impact through the interoperability of the Channel Tunnel, a low environmental impact project with no overhead lines and no undersea cables providing carbon reduction of ~6.1 m tonnes. The project comprises of a ± 320 kV extruded HVDC underground cable turnkey system that includes the engineering, production and installation of one HVDC symmetrical monopole circuit along a 51 km route length to be installed into the Channel Tunnel. The HVDC cable will connect the future converter stations located in Peuplingues (FR) and Folkestone (UK). As part of the complete system Prysmian will also supply and install underground cables for the HVAC link to the Sellindge substation (UK). All cables will be manufactured in Prysmian’s plant located in Gron (France) one of the Group’s excellence centres for EHV cables, both AC and DC. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


A 220 kV underground cable will link 102 turbines to the grid to power 500,000 homes “We are proud to be involved in a world-leading project of this significance for the UK renewable energy sector,” said Llyr Roberts, Prysmian UK CEO Milan, 30 January 2017 - Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has secured a £ 27 million contract with East Anglia One Limited to supply and install the land cable connection for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Comprising of 102 turbines, the £ 2.5 billion wind farm will generate sufficient electricity to power 500,000 homes. The contract involves the supply and installation of a 220 kV double circuit from the Bawdsey shore landing to a new substation in Bramford – covering a route of some 37 km. Prysmian is responsible for the system design, supply, installation and testing of the cables and their accessories. The underground high voltage cables will be manufactured by Prysmian and installed by its UK-based installation division, relying on the expertise of its technical design team. The company has an excellent track record of installation works of this type in the UK, including the land connection for the Gwynt y Môr wind farm in Wales and the Western Link DC land sections. Pre-construction work is due to begin in early 2017, with the cable installation phase planned to take place from October 2017 to September 2018. During this time, in order to complete the project, Prysmian will be employing a crew of approximately 50 people. Llyr Roberts, Prysmian UK CEO said: “This is a highly significant project for Prysmian and it demonstrates again the breadth of our expertise, both in the manufacture of high voltage cable and in the technical expertise required by the design and installation. We are delighted to be involved in a world-leading project of this significance for the UK renewable energy sector.” Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


News Article | January 26, 2017
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”Prysmian Chile will allow the group to reinforce its position in the South American market,” declared M. Del Brenna, CEO Prysmian Group South America Milan, 26 January 2017– Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the establishment of its new Chilean affiliate, which is now fully operational. The South American market is experiencing growth in both the Energy and Telecom sectors, and Chile is one of the most promising markets in the continent. Prysmian has been selling into the Chilean market for many years and has decided to open a local legal entity in order to expand its reach in the country. Initially Prysmian Chile will operate through a local warehouse, making available Prysmian Group’s entire product range to the local market. “This new milestone brings Prysmian South America much closer to the Chilean customers, ensuring availability, through Prysmian Chile, of the entire product range of Prysmian Group,” stated German Aparicio, General Manager, Prysmian Chile. Marcello Del Brenna, CEO of Prysmian Group South America, also stated: “The first priority of Prysmian Chile is to stay close to the Chilean customers, strengthen relationships at local and regional level, make available high quality products and services, and be ready to seize any growth opportunity which may emerge in this buoyant country.” Prysmian Group is worldwide leader in energy and telecom cables. The Group has thus become the partner of choice for the main utility companies and operators, supporting them in the realization of some of their most important projects where the quality of its products and innovative solutions have enabled the Group to tackle the most difficult challenges. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


The Group will showcase latest innovations to support the development of broadband in Europe and discuss plans for the future Milan, 9 February 2017 - Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry and owner of the only European technology for the production of optical fibre, will showcase its latest innovations and discuss its plans for the future at FTTH Conference 2017, taking place February 14-16 in Marseille. “With the world moving towards a ubiquitous global fibre presence, innovation is key. There are still many new solutions to develop and new channels to markets to emerge, and we are ready to contribute with our best innovative solutions,” said Philippe Vanhille, Senior Vice President of Telecom Business for the Prysmian Group. Prysmian will be in the spotlight at this year's conference as it continues to develop and provide cutting edge products to meet the evolving needs of its customers and the telecom cable industry. As “innovation drivers” of the industry, Prysmian continues to lead the way in ultra-dense cable solutions and its record-breaking cable, FlexTube®, will be officially debuted to the FTTH Council at next week’s event. With 2112 fibres, FlexTube® is the highest fibre count, for a flexible micromodule-based cable, to be installed to date. It is designed to be extremely compact, light-weight and flexible and also much faster to install, enabling service providers to easily deploy record number of fibres in difficult or congested areas. “As the leaders in the industry of energy and telecom cable systems, we prosper to meet market demand for higher capacity cables. Our aim is not only to advance in providing new innovative cable designs, but to offer a complete network solution, including jointing and connectivity products,” said Vanhille. “We are currently working on creating new, more advanced FTTH technology of the highest quality, with our next challenge to address how we can reduce splicing time and save our customers both time and money.” “This addition to Prysmian’s manufacturing capabilities confirms our Group’s commitment to become the partner of choice for main telecom operators, supporting them in the realisation of some of their most important projects where quality of products and innovative cabling solutions are fundamental to meet the more and more demanding needs of modern broadband networks” said Vanhille. Vanhille also highlighted the importance of working in both Telecom and Energy, stating: “Data and energy networks show similar trends, and with telecom devices consuming energy, it is fundamental to note the importance of aligning these two industries. Prysmian is one of the few companies to be leaders in both the Energy and Telecom businesses, which allows us to leverage more and more on synergies between these two, for example with the creation of hybrid cables able to bring both power and telecommunications, or technology for sensors.” Visitors can learn more about Prysmian's vision for the future of the telecom industry, at the panel discussions where Philippe Vanhille and Alessandro Pirri, Connectivity & FTTx Director at Prysmian Group, will take part. Alessandro Pirri will take part in Session 9: “Do it once - do it right! How to choose the best FTTH Solution for your project” at 9:30am on February 16 in Conference Room 3, while Philippe Vanhille will be a panellist on Session 10: “The new European Communications Code: getting regulation and business models right” at 11:30am on February 16 in Conference Room 1. Prysmian will be exhibiting at FTTH Conference at Stand P02, 14-16 February in Marseille, France. To arrange a briefing with Philippe Vanhille at the show, please contact prysmian@proactive-pr.com. Prysmian Group Prysmian Group is world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With almost 140 years of experience, sales of about €7.5 billion in 2015, over 19,000 employees across 50 countries and 88 plants, the Group is strongly positioned in high-tech markets and offers the widest possible range of products, services, technologies and know-how. It operates in the businesses of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, of special cables for applications in many different industries and of medium and low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. For the telecommunications industry, the Group manufactures cables and accessories for voice, video and data transmission, offering a comprehensive range of optical fibres, optical and copper cables and connectivity systems. Prysmian is a public company, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in the FTSE MIB index.


Sillard P.,Prysmian Group
Journal of Lightwave Technology | Year: 2015

This paper reviews the most recent advances on next-generation fibers for space-division-multiplexed transmissions. These fibers can be classified into different categories, depending on the way the inherent crosstalk issue is addressed, and have thus different characteristics and limitations. Comparisons of their performances and insights in their different potentials are also provided. © 2015 IEEE.

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