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  • Achieving a Connected World

    Achieving a Connected World

    In this blog, AFL discusses what it will take to Achieve a Connected World, including a skilled workforce and a network that has flexibility, accessibility and expandability.

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  • Single-mode vs. Multimode

    Single-mode vs. Multimode

    This blog will explore the differences between single-mode and multimode fiber. 

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  • Product Spotlight: Fujikura 90S+ Fusion Splicer

    Product Spotlight: Fujikura 90S+ Fusion Splicer

    Check out this blog to learn more about our Fujikura 90S+ Fusion Splicer with a key, new attribute: Active Fusion Control.

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  • The Basic Structure of Optical Fiber

    The Basic Structure of Optical Fiber

    This blog will explore the three main elements of optical fiber: the core, the cladding and the coating. 

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  • Six Reasons To Choose Fiber Optic Cable Over Copper Cable

    Six Reasons To Choose Fiber Optic Cable Over Copper Cable

    This blog will discuss six reasons why technicians should choose optical fiber over copper cable when installing their network.

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  • Three Reasons to Use Ribbon Technology

    Check out this AFL webinar for reasons why you should use ribbon technology within modern networks.

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  • (Re) Introducing the Generations Blog!

    (Re) Introducing the Generations Blog!

    AFL is renaming its “5G Blog” series to the “Generations Blog.”  The reason for the change and what it means for access network technology will be explained in this first entry.

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  • How Communication and Collaboration Drives Success

    How Communication and Collaboration Drives Success

    Profile on Donda Bishop, General Manager of AFL's Aerial Cable Systems (ACS) business unit.  

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  • Extreme Density Calls for Extreme Cables

    Extreme Density Calls for Extreme Cables

    AFL's Patrick Dobbins, the Director of Solutions Engineering, provides information on extreme high density cables including its biggest users, its technology, recommendations on installation and more.

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  • The Collision of Cloud and the Edge

    The Collision of Cloud and the Edge

    To understand why C-RAN and Edge Computing are happening, we need to look at the drivers of each, and when we do, we’ll see there isn’t necessarily an inevitable “collision.” 

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  • The Collision of Cloud and the Edge, Part 2: Preparing for Impact

    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.

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  • Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 1 – Cable

    Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 1 – Cable

    In this blog, AFL's Dave Tanis discusses the factors that contribute to higher fiber count cables and how AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon® meets that challenge.

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  • Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 2 – Supporting Ecosystem

    Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 2 – Supporting Ecosystem

    In this follow-up blog, Dave Tanis explores the high-density fiber “ecosystem” that connects high fiber count cables into an optimized system delivering services.

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  • AccessWrap™ is taking off…

    AccessWrap™ is taking off…

    AFL's AccessWrap™ is catching up in popularity with SkyWrap® for aerial fiber optic cable in Europe.

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  • Black Swans and Fiber Networks

    Black Swans and Fiber Networks

    AFL solutions for building a service provider network with expandability, flexibility and accessibility to help combat black swan events, like COVID-19.

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  • New Does Not Equal Clean

    New Does Not Equal Clean

    Inspect, Clean, Inspect and Connect every time to keep fiber optic networks up and running optimally. 

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  • Rethinking Purpose: How AFL Partner JMA Wireless Responded to COVID-19

    Rethinking Purpose: How AFL Partner JMA Wireless Responded to COVID-19

    Admist COVID-19, JMA Wireless, an OEM partner of AFL Optical Telecom, reshifted its manufacturing efforts from wireless solutions to a mechanical ventilator to help with the shortage of ventilators.

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  • AFL Response - COVID-19 - March 17, 2020

    AFL is closely monitoring the dynamics of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continues to take necessary steps to mitigate the impact on the health and safety of our associates and...

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  • AFL Response - COVID-19 - March 27, 2020

    AFL’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • AFL Response - COVID-19 April 3, 2020

    AFL Response - COVID-19 April 3, 2020

    COViD-19 Update from AFL President & CEO, Jody Gallagher April 3, 2020

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