The Butler Group is delighted to announce it has joined forces with Amsterdam-based, optical fibre technology specialist Draka Comteq to exclusively sell its broadcast cabling solutions products in Ireland.   Draka Comteq is a global leader in optical fibre technology, cabling and connectivity solutions and network engineering services.  This exclusive partnership with Draka Comteq reinforces the Butler Groups ongoing strategy to serve the fibre optic connectivity marketplace in Ireland at the most technologically advanced level.

Aidan Butler, Sales Director of the Components Divisions of the Butler Group commented; “Draka Comteq is a global specialist in advanced cable and network solutions and we are delighted to announce today that we have exclusive rights to sell their products in Ireland.  He added: “Draka develop and manufacture cable solutions and build broadband networks to meet their customer’s specific needs.  This alliance with Draka, not only demonstrates the Butler Groups ability to align itself with market-leading suppliers around the world, but also our commitment to provide our customers with the best available products on the market. ”

Aidan Butler continued: “Our goal is to deliver solutions, innovations and levels of reliability that meet or exceed our customers’ expectations and we want to ensure that together Draka Comteq and the Butler Group is their ideal cable and network solutions partner.” The Butler Group will supply Draka’s high-quality data transmission and control cables for audio, video, camera, light and sound. The product family will include: Video 75 Ohms cables, Audio cables, Microphone cables, and special cable constructions.

The Butler Group was established in 1997 to provide Components, Test and Measurement and Engineering Solutions to the Electronics and Communications industry in Ireland and Internationally.  The Group acquired Transtest Equipment Ltd in 2005 to provide on-site Calibration to INAB Accredited Standards, in compliance with the international standards ISO/IEC 17025:2005 2nd edition.  

Draka Comteq is a € 2.5 billion (2006), publicly listed (Euronext) company with approximately 9,200 employees in countries worldwide and headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Draka Comteq, is dedicated to the development, production and sale of optical fibre, cable and communication infrastructure solutions.  For optical fibre telecommunication cable, Draka Comteq is the market leader in Europe, number one in China, and number three in North America.

For further information click on Broadcast Cabling Solutions to see the full range of Draka Cabling products or please contact Aidan Butler or Jessica Perry  on +353 1 6292620 or email