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SENKO and Anritsu to Jointly Demonstrate CPO Network and Test Solution at OFC 2023

Hudson, MA 02/28/2023 – SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) will have a collaboration with Anritsu Corporation (Anritsu) to demonstrate a Co-Packaged Optics (CPO) network test set up using the SN-MT connector solution at OFC 2023.

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Accelerating FTTH and 5G deployment in Brazil with the pre-connectorized IP-9 connector from SENKO

Date: February 21th, 2023

Curitiba, Brazil – Telefonica Brazil has chosen the IP9 MPO Multifiber connector from SENKO to build next-generation FTTX networks that are more flexible and faster to deploy.

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SENKO files patent infringement suit against US Conec

Hudson, MA, January 24, 2023, SENKO Advanced Components, Inc, a recognized global leader in fiber optic connectivity products, has filed a lawsuit in the federal court of Delaware alleging US Conec, Ltd has infringed seven of its patents relating to the MDC and MMC connector and adapter products – VSFF products.


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SENKO’s innovative SN® Uniboot connector awarded Platinum ‘Cabling Innovators’ honors

Telco-grade performance and Base-8 modularity makes the SN Connector the optimum solution for operators looking to build high-performance networks that scale to 400G, 800G and beyond.

Hudson, MA, 19th October 2022—SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) is pleased to announce that the SN Uniboot connector has been awarded Platinum ‘Cabling Innovators’ honors at the at the BICSI Fall Conference 2022.

About SN-Uniboot

The SN Uniboot is a revolutionary connector that allows four SN duplex connectors to be patched simultaneously in one operation. Unlike 8-fiber MPO connectors comprising single ‘polymer ferrules’, the SN Uniboot utilizes eight ceramic 1.25 mm ferrules that deliver carrier-grade performance and reliability….Read More

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Wirewerks double density of NextSTEP 3-Series module with SN® connectivity from SENKO

Wirewerks’ new NextSTEP™ 3-Series Breakout Module was developed specifically for SFP-DD/QSFP-DD/OSFP breakout applications

Montreal, QC. – [August 24, 2022] – Wirewerks, a leading manufacturer of network connectivity solutions, launched the new 3-Series Breakout Module for their popular NextSTEP™ Fiber Management System. The new Breakout Module was developed specifically to simplify and optimize fiber management in high-density optical connectivity applications, including breakout applications for high-speed SFP-DD, QSFP-DD and OSFP transceivers…Read More


Senko Introduces the SN® Connector For High Density Fibre Channel Switching Technologies, doubling transceiver face plate density.

Date: 8/5/2022 – Hudson, MA — SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) is pleased to announce major advancements in the adoption of SN® connectivity for next generation transceivers including SFP-DD, QSFP-DD, OSFP and other high density optical connectivity applications….Read More


Senko Acquires CudoForm, Bolstering Optical Communications Industry Leadership

Senko Advanced Components, Inc. is announcing its acquisition of CudoForm, a world-leading company in the design and manufacturing of high-precision metal micro-optic components with applications in data communications, consumer photonics, and biosafety…Read More


Senko Announces Office Move to Accommodate Accelerated Growth

New facility reinforces innovative culture and commitment to proving Industry-Leading Fiber Optic technology

HUDSON (MA), June 1st, 2022 – Senko Advanced components, Inc. a leading provider of Optical Interconnect Solutions, is excited to announce a major office move to larger facilities in Hudson. Senko just moved from its previous location at 450 Donald Lynch blv. in Marlboro (MA) to the new location in Hudson (MA), 2 Cabot Road (Suite103)… Read More


Pre-Connectorized IP-9 Hardened Plug-and-Play solution accelerates FTTH & 5G deployment

San Diego, CA — R&M (Reichle & De-Massari AG) has designed Pre-Connectorized plug-and-play solution incorporating Senko Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) IP-9 MPO and SN® connector products… Read More


USPTO issues new VSFF connector patents to Senko Advanced Components, Inc.

Marlborough, MA – Senko Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO), the leader in the Very Small Form Factor (VSFF) interconnect technology, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued several patents recognizing Senko’s pioneering advancement of VSFF technology. Read more


SENKO's SN®-MT Honored with Lightwave Innovation Reviews

Senko Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) announced the SN®-MT Connector that received a 4.0 score on the 2022 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. Ideal for high density solution, the SN-MT can accommodate up to 3,465 fiber connections in a 1 rack unit (RU) patch panel… Read More

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QCT Adopts SN® Connector for their First Generation 25.6Tbps CPO Switch

SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) and Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) announced the adoption of the SN® connector in QCT’s first generation industry-leading Co-Packaged Optics (CPO) ethernet switch, the QuantaMesh T9064-IXC… Read More


SENKO Announces a Collaboration with Sumitomo Electric Industries to Deliver its New Connector Interface SN®-MT in the Market

SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) announced a collaboration with Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (Sumitomo Electric) to develop and deliver the new connector interface, SN-MT connector system. At OFC 2021 show, SENKO announced a product release of SN-MT, a next-generation multi-fiber connector. SN-MT carries a maximum of 16-fibers in a single row ferrule contained within a regular SN connector footprint… Read More

Ranovus Announces Second-Generation “Co-Packaged Optics” Chip for Hyperscale Data Center Applications

Ranovus Inc. (“RANOVUS”) today announced at OFC 2021, the leading optical networking event in North America, the next step in reducing power consumption and overall costs for hyperscale data center operations with the introduction of the Odin™ Analog-Drive CPO 2.0 architecture. Ranovus has leveraged its strategic collaboration with IBM Inc. (“IBM”), TE Connectivity (“TE”), and Senko Advanced Components, Inc (“SENKO”), leading providers of multi-terabit interconnect solutions, to create a second- generation CPO 2.0 configuration for the data center… Read More


SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. announced a product release of SN®-MT, a next-generation multi-fiber connector. SN-MT carries a maximum of 16-fibers in a single row ferrule contained within a regular SN connector footprint. The design improves connector density by 2.7X over MPO-16F and 1.3X over MPO-32F. It’s suitable for many applications that require high-density solutions… Read More

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SENKO Advanced Components parent company name change and new logo

March 22, 2021, marks a new beginning for all of us at SENKO Advanced Components as our parent company SENKO Sangyo embarks on a journey into a new era with the adoption of a new name. SENKO Sangyo will henceforth be known as SENKO Advance Co., Ltd… Read More



CommScope to Manufacture SN® Connectors and Adapters

CommScope and SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) have signed a technology transfer and patent license agreement for SN® connectors and adapters. Under the terms of the agreement, CommScope will manufacture SN connectors and adapters in its factories… Read More | Lightwave Article | Cabling & Installation Article


AFL and SENKO enter into a License Agreement for the SN® Connector

announce the signing of the SN Technology Transfer and Patent License Agreement for SN Connectors and Adapters. With this agreement, AFL will begin the manufacturing of SN connectors and adapters while the intermateability standard is under development in IEC as IEC 61754-36 Type SAC connector… Read More | Lightwave Article


SENKO Announces Major Advancements in the Adoption of SN® Connectors and Transceivers

SENKO Advanced Components, Inc. (SENKO) announced today there have been major advancements in the adoption and continued deployment of its SN® Connector technology and supporting ecosystem after two years of field trials. Currently, SENKO has licensed its technology out to leading transceiver and connector… Read More | Lightwave Article


Senko reveals it has created a sealing technology that successfully passes IP68 water/dust ingress test while maintaining the footprint of the standard LC.

The Waterproof LC Connector and Adapter combination provides protection against water ingress. Senko reveals it has created a sealing technology that successfully passes the IP68 water/dust ingress test while maintaining the footprint of the standard LC. The Waterproof LC… Read More


Senko IP-9 Going for gold: Innovation excellence - We honor 18 entrants for exhibiting excellence in innovation and efficiency.

Senko’s IP-9 connector series’ compact footprint helps make enclosure and terminal sizes smaller, the company says. “With the IP-9, you can double the port density in the same footprint without compromising performance. While the size is small, it still provides… Read More


Senko’s MPO connector video - The company recently produced a short, instructive Youtube video entitled, ‘What’s an MPO connector?’

Singlemode or multimode MPO products available from Senko are multifiber connections used in high-density backplane and printed circuit board (PCB) applications in data and telecommunications systems. As noted by the company, the MPO connector offers up to 12 time… Read More

Senko’s Optres Handy MPO cleaner is ‘touch-and-go’ - The Optres Handy MPO connector cleaning tool uses a “touch-and-go” process on the MT ferrule

The Optres Handy MPO cleaner from Senko Advanced Components uses an advanced adhesive cleaning tape, engineered by the material experts at Tomoegawa Ltd. The cleaner’s adhesive cleaning tape captures dust particles on contact without leaving a residue behind… Read More


Sumitomo Electric, Senko unveil AirMT noncontact multi-fiber optical connector technology

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. and Senko Advanced Components have partnered to introduce AirMT multi-fiber optical connectors. The fiber-optic connectors are based on a Sumitomo-developed noncontact multi-fiber optical ferrule technology that the company has licensed to Senko; the AirMT name is a jointly registered trademark of the two companies… Read More


Senko Advanced Components has introduced a next generation connector specifically designed for data center 400G optimization

Senko Advanced Components’ SN connector is a duplex optical fiber connector designed for data center 400G optimization. The SN has two LC-style 1.25-mm O.D. Zirconia ferrules in a single housing, pitched 3.1 mm apart versus 6.25 mm… Read More