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5 Characteristics of a SAFER™ Access Network [Infographic]

As wireless technology continues to evolve, access networks must be built to last for generations so they can withstand future technological demands. A SAFER™ Access Network – one that is Sustainable, Accessible, Flexible, Expandable and Reliable – allows operators to build networks of today that also have the capabilities of meeting the demands of tomorrow, and beyond.

In this infographic, learn more about these five key characteristics and see what products and solutions AFL provides that support building a SAFER network.


Meersman, R. (2019, March 12-14). 5G and FTTH: The Value of Convergence. FTTH Conference 2019, Amsterdam.

Additional AFL Resources:

Webinar Recording: Network Convergence for Everyone 

The Collision of Cloud and the Edge, Part 2: Preparing for Impact by Josh Simer

Achieving a Connected World by Seán Adam

Converged Access Network webpage

5G Fronthaul Backhaul Brochure