Broadcast

Broadcast applications requiring higher bandwidths, increased reliability and unique customization depend on AFL for ruggedized cable construction and support equipment.

  • Keeping First Responders Connected4:05

    Keeping First Responders Connected

    AFL partnered with PCTEL and the Safer Buildings Coalition™ to conduct a series of field tests to evaluate the impact of the lines of communication for our first responders and the public.

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  • Intrinsic and Extrinsic Attenuation in Fiber Optic Cables

    Intrinsic and Extrinsic Attenuation in Fiber Optic Cables

    Attenuation, or the loss of light or signal, is nearly unavoidable when installing your fiber network. This blog will explore its two forms: intrinsic and extrinsic attenuation.

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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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  • Introduction to Fiber Optic Technology33:56

    Introduction to Fiber Optic Technology

    AFL's director of applications engineering and field engineering provides an introduction to fiber optic technology in this presentation recording.

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  • Broadcast Solutions

    Broadcast Solutions

    As the demand for high-definition broadcasting signal transmissions has increased and the transition to DTV/HDTV has been fully realized, the role of fiber optics continues to grow.

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  • Connector Selection Guide

    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.

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  • Rodent Deterrence in All-Dielectric Cables

    Rodent Deterrence in All-Dielectric Cables

    Optical cables are exposed to a variety of mechanical and environmental hazards including gophers, squirrels, rats and mice.

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  • FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?

    FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?

    Field-installable connectors provide a convenient method for terminating fiber optic cable at remote job site locations.

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  • AFL Develops Rapid Deployment System for Tactical Fiber Optic Cables

    AFL Develops Rapid Deployment System for Tactical Fiber Optic Cables

    AFL's Sidewinder Rapid Cable Deployment System eases the deployment of tactical fiber optic cables by greatly reducing handling and set up time for portable deployment and retrieval in field.

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  • Videos: Instructional Videos for FASTConnect® Connectors

    Videos: Instructional Videos for FASTConnect® Connectors

    Five instructional videos for AFL's FASTConnect® connectors.

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