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.
AFL's true end-to-end solutions for FTTX networks
AFL helps customers design, build, and effectively manage successful FTTX networks that integrate voice, data, and video applications to keep consumers connected.
Let There be Light
Seán Adam, AFL's VP of market strategy & innovation, kicks off a new 5G blog series that will focus on the emerging 5G ecosystem and infrastructure elements needed to transition to 5G.
The Economic Drivers of 5G
Josh Simer, AFL's Service Provider Market Manager, continues the 5G discussion by reviewing the economic drivers of 5G.
Video: Fujikura 90R Mass Fusion Splicer with Active Blade Management
The Fujikura 90R is the mass fusion splicer workhorse of the splicing world. As data demand continues to rise, the solution to handle the increased traffic is to increase fiber counts.
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AFL Launches the Fujikura 90 Series Fusion Splicers
Designed to maximize productivity and minimize downtime, the new Fujikura splicers feature ergonomic improvements and other enhancements to automate operation.
Fujikura 90S Core Alignment Fusion Splicer w/ Active Blade Management
AFL introduces the Fujikura 90S Core Alignment Fusion Splicer w/ Active Blade Management with the CT50 Optical Cleaver.
Network System Cost Study
This study identifies a number of key elements where new cable technology notably impacts fiber optic network installation and maintenance costs.
AFL Receives CPR Certification for Fiber Optic Cables
CPR defines minimum cable fire safety standard (EuroClasses) based on installation and type of building.
OSP FTTX Solutions
AFL provides the expertise to help maximize the deployment and reliability of any FTTx network both now and in the future.
As a world leader in fiber optic cabling, connectivity, testing and splicing, AFL has the expertise to provide complete end-to-end solutions for MDU FTTx applications.
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.
Telecom Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices
A one micron diameter speck of dust obscures 1% of a 10 micron fiber endface, resulting in about 0.06 dB of additional optical return loss.
Meeting the Unique Test Challenges of FTTx Deployment
FTTx PONs present unique installation and maintenance troubleshooting challenges.
AFL All-Dielectric self-supporting cable (ADSS)
Adam Harrison, Application Engineer, talks about our all-dielectric self-supporting cable (ADSS). Discussed in the video are ADSS' advantages over other aerial fiber optic cables and the two ADSS desi
AFL Optical Ground Wire (OPGW)
Video on AFL's optical ground wire (OPGW) applications and what type might be best for your project.
The Benefit of Field-Installable Connectors for Fibre Build-out
This paper from AFL's team will explore the significant advancements in the FAST PLUS, the new generation of field-installable fibre connectors which significantly aids in field installations.
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.
AFL Showcasing 3,456F Optical Cable, Board Level Connectivity at OFC
Visit Booth #4239 to see AFL’s 3,456F Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon®, FOCIS Duel Inspection System and board level optical connectivity solutions.
Splicer Alignment Technologies - The Technical and Data-Driven Differentiators
This white paper aims to educate the industry on the different splicer technologies, using technical and data differentiators as opposed to marketing verbiage.