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Clearfield: Going Paperless

The first Earth Day celebration occurred nearly 50 years ago on April 22, 1970 as the spring sunshine brought out 20 million Americans in support of environmental reform[1] . Since then companies…


Clearfield: How In-Cassette Splicing Reduces Your Costs

Optical fiber components continue to change, making the deployment of networks less expensive, simpler and quicker to deploy, and easier to maintain. In the early days of optical fiber networks…


Clearfield: Carpe Diem! Semper Doctrina! Why Learning is Key in Today’s Fiber World

One of the few Latin sayings I remember is from the movie “Dead Poets Society,” but nowadays I wish that John Keating (played by Robin Williams) taught Semper Doctrina (“always learning”) along with…


Clearfield: My Fiber Connection Story

I was really excited to get FTTH from my local service provider…but properly inspecting and cleaning the connector made a huge difference, per the following images and story. Dirty connector: after


Clearfield: Why Our FieldShield 900µm Fiber Excels in the Outside Plant (OSP)

The broadband market’s general expectation of 900µm fiber is that they are all the same. They are NOT. FieldShield® StrongFiber is stronger than other 900µm fibers in the industry because it is…


Fiber Active Cabinet

So how long have active (or powered) cabinets for telecom services been around?  Well, since there have been telecom services.  And I don’t mean smoke signals, drums and pigeons, for which there is an…