Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (SEL), a group company of Sumitomo Electric Industries, released a new addition to its Quantum® Fusion Splicer portfolio, the Type-Q102-M12 Ribbon Fiber Splicer, which is capable of deploying next-generation hyperscale networks. It features consistent low-loss splicing, compatibility with Lynx Custom-Fit® 2 Splice-On Connecters, and the company’s patented dual independent ovens. The ribbon fiber splicer is capable of handling 250-um and 200-um ecosystems and is accompanied by SEL’s 24/7 fusion splicer technical support and a three-year warranty.