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Introduction

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.

Highlights

  • 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?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Evaluation

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

Appendix

  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author