Welcome to our AFL Hub! This easy-to-use resource compiles all of our white papers, helpful guides, videos and more all into one place to make your experience an enjoyable one.
AFL in 60 Seconds
At AFL, We Connect™. In this short 60 second video we provide a high level overview of what AFL does and how we affect consumer’s lives on a daily basis. Learn more at http://www.AFLglobal.com/60
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A Trusted Leader for Utilities for Over 100 Years
An overview of our accessories business including a brief history, product walk through as well as our engineering and testing services. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1WfSZbK
Enterprise Selection Guide (April 2021)
AFL created this Enterprise Selection Guide to improve customer experience while helping them build an end-to-end solution.
Webinar Recording: Network Convergence for Everyone
AFL webinar that covers why network convergence is a critically important concept for all network operators and what a converged access network looks like.
The Collision of Cloud and the Edge, Part 2: Preparing for Impact
Josh Simer, AFL Market Manager for Service Providers and MSOs, outlines a likely-to-be common scenario for network operators when developing C-RAN and Edge data centers.
FTTx Product Solutions Guide
This guide walks through some typical FTTx network solutions,by which AFL offers unmatched end-to-end solutions to meet the demands of a fiber-to-the-x project.
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ASCEND® High Density Platform
The ASCEND platform is a modular, high-density rack-mount solution designed for data center applications.
ASCEND® High Density Modular Solutions
Product brochure for the ASCEND platform, a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks.
Introduction of AFL's Apex™ Fiber Optic Splice Closures
Will Miller, Senior Product Manager at AFL, introduces the Apex™ Family of Splice Closures.
Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon® benefits over standard loose tube fiber optic cable
Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon has a smaller diameter, easier and faster to prep and splice and much more.
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Splice Off - SpiderWeb Ribbon® and 70S splicer VS Loose Tube and 70R
Splice off featuring Pat, Loose tube fiber optic cable and the Fujikura 70S+ fusion splicer VS Robert, SpiderWeb Ribbon (SWR) Wrapping tube (WTC) cable and the Fujikura 70R+ mass fusion splicer.
Splicing Efficiency Improvements in Ultra-High Density Fiber Optic Cable
AFL investigates and documents each aspect of the cable joining and the ribbon fiber splicing process of ultra-high density fiber optic cable in data center applications and new access networks.
White Paper: Splice Loss Estimation with the Fujikura 41S Fusion Splicer
This white paper will introduce the larger categories of splice loss estimation methods and applications to better explain in context how the Fujikura's 41S splicer estimation technique performs.
ADSS Advantages Over Strand and Lash Fiber Cables in Aerial Electric Utility Applications
This paper will further explore some of the advantages of using ADSS cable as opposed to a strand and lash fiber cable for aerial electric utility applications.
FTTH is easier than you think. Just FOLLOW THE POWER®
Providing your co-op members FTTH is easier than you think. JUST FOLLOW THE POWER®. Learn more on our website: http://bit.ly/2VuQpD5
AFL offers a complete line of accessories with superior performance and reliability for electric power utilities and rail transit systems.
Delivering End-to-End Fiber Optic Solutions for Enterprise Networks
From Enterprise and Colocation Data Centers, to Campus Local Area Networks, to Wide Area Networks, we work closely with our customers to design, build, and manage successful AFL solutions.
Connector Selection Guide
Choose the connector with features important to you. As the only company capable of providing every termination option, AFL let’s you be the termination expert.