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Fiber infrastructure is the mainstay for broadband networks and will deliver the massive amounts of data and video associated with 5G. Clearfield’s solutions enable network owners and operators to cost-effectively deploy and manage fiber infrastructure.


  • Clearfield supports operators, enterprises, utilities, and governments that are seeking fiber infrastructure for fiber deeper and fiber-all-the-way, enabling higher-bandwidth and lower-latency applications and services.
  • Clearfield supports 5G network builds, which entail massive amounts of fiber infrastructure. Clearfield's solutions provide modular, flexible, low-labor, fiber infrastructure solutions, which are key given evolving 5G network designs, deployment plans, and applications.
  • Clearfield enables a network’s layer “0” to become a competitive advantage, lowering capex and opex costs, ensuring easier management and monitoring with fewer resources while supporting faster build times.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluate Clearfield's solutions against the fiber infrastructure challenges of wireless networks, with a focus on upcoming 5G deployments.
  • Analyze Clearfield's focus on turning fiber networking infrastructure into a competitive advantage for network owners and operators.
  • Identify Clearfield's advantages given severe labor shortages among network builders and operators.

Key questions answered

  • What are Clearfield's solutions and why do its solutions matter?
  • How do Clearfield's solutions lower capex and opex? How does Clearfield turn infrastructure into a competitive advantage?
  • How does Clearfield solve the unique challenges of fiber infrastructure for wireless networks?
  • How does Clearfield solve the unique challenges of MDUs and MTUs?

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  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations


  • Background
  • Products and services
  • Business model and commercial strategy


  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author