Optical Networking for Cable Operators

December 13, 2018 Kevin Clayton

AFL sponsored a recent Lightwave webcast, Optical Networking for Cable Operators, on November 29, 2018. AFL's Kevin Clayton was a featured speaker on the webcast and presented a closer look of fiber deep and some technological options for fiber deep deployment.

Cable operators have plenty of reasons to drive fiber deeper into their networks, with support of DOCSIS 3.1, the evolution toward Distributed Access Architectures, and improved support of business services and mobile small cell deployments only a sampling. This webcast will highlight the optical technologies available to cable operators now as well as what might be on the horizon to meet emerging requirements.
In this session, you will learn:
•The drivers for increased interest in fiber deep architectures
•Technology options to meet these requirement
•Strategies for fiber network installation and maintenance

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About the Author

Kevin Clayton

Kevin Clayton is currently serving at AFL as Senior Product Manager for Inside Plant Connectivity. He holds a degree in Business and is a Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP) with nearly 20 years of broad experience in the telecommunications industry including manufacturing, sales, project/ product management and market/ business development. He has collaborated in the design and development of infrastructure hardware successfully deployed in domestic and global wireline and wireless networks, with a strong focus on fiber optic technologies and products.

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