Our Mission is to provide our customers with the most knowledgeable, efficient, cost effective Fiber Optic Services in the Industry.
Our Culture is one of Family. Everyone is Connected. We provide our family with opportunity, education, and brotherhood.
We value Integrity, Honesty, Commitment to Excellence, Education, Teamwork , Safety and Workmanship.
We are known for who we are and we have the reputation to prove it.
Engineering • Auditing • Field Survey • AutoCAD • OSP Insight – Network Mapping • Plan Review • Construction Drawings • Inspection – Construction & Safety • Red-Lines • As-Built • Pulling and Placement • Quality Control Inspection and Review.
Fiber Optic Splicing • OPGW • FTTH • Pre-Reel Testing • Aerial & Underground Placement • Post Placement Testing • Fusion Splicing – Discreet & Ribbon • Terminations • CWDM Testing • Final Testing – Bidirectional OTDR & Power Meter • Maintenance • Troubleshooting & Fault Locating • Emergency Restoration • Documentation Quality Control • Remote Hands • Quality Control
ss iOur goal on every job is to exceed our valued client's expectations. • We will outperform all others. • We unconditionally guaranty our workmanship to be free of defects. • We foster a Team attitude and encourage a safe work environment by fielding 2 man crews. • We do not deviate from proven methods and procedures. Short cuts are not tolerated. • We will correct and/or improve upon preexisting conditions as they relate to the scope of our work. • Every job is monitored to ensure quality. Our documentation process supports a superior product.
We're Denver’s premier Fiber Optic Splicing Team. Our mission at AFR (Advanced Fiber Response, Inc.) is simple, we provide our customers the most knowledgeable, efficient, cost effective Fiber Optic Splicing, Testing, Documentation and Emergency Restoration service in the industry. Fiber Optics is our specialty, and we provide our valued customers with a focused and professional team to compliment their own. Our extensive client base consists of telecommunications providers, City and State agencies, and large contractors. We have been building, maintaining, and restoring fiber optic plant in Colorado and the greater Front Range since 1998. We know fiber. Our technicians are experienced telecommunication professionals with years of design experience, engineering, project management, installation, maintenance and restoration of telephony, specifically Fiber Optics. We don't use splicing sub-contractors. Advanced Fiber Response, Inc. is your source for quality, correct, and reliable Fiber Optic Splicing, Testing, Documentation, and Emergency Restoration.
"AFR has performed above my expectations and has performed in an exemplary manner. AFR took initiative in several matters that needed attention and offered solutions to potential Network problems. I highly recommend AFR to all companies that need a partnership in splicing. AFR wasn’t just a contractor to our company, but was performing like they were a part of it.” - CLEC-NBEC ISP Manager
“AFR has been our contractor of choice not only for Fiber related outages but also for trouble shooting electronics issues. They have performed extremely well in supporting our company in trouble shooting as well as engineering our fiber routes for us. They truly understand the term “to enamor your customers” and are always thinking of ways to help us better our processes and our network. They are innovative and have cutting edge equipment and do not take the cheapest and easy way out. I believe they have saved us thousands of dollars in down time and we look forward to working with AFR long into the future." - CLEC OSP Manager
“AFR’s in depth knowledge and their high level of service have proven to be a tremendous asset to meeting our company objectives. Advanced Fiber Response, Inc has been our primary fiber optic cable splicing/testing and inside plant (ISP) installation contractor performing tasks including emergency network restoration, network maintenance and trouble shooting, ISP installation, outside plant (OSP) fiber installation, fiber optic splicing, and termination, network testing and documentation. This work all performed in a very professional manner, completed efficiently and timely. AFR has also been instrumental in updating, verifying and maintaining (our) records and providing splicing/testing and documentation as required. (We) intend to maintain our relationship with Advanced Fiber Response, Inc., as I find their services provide me with the best product possible.” - CLEC OSP Engineer
“(We) have used Advanced Fiber Response (AFR) since 1998. We have called upon them many times for emergency restoration and repair of the Cities’ Fiber Optic infrastructure. Their Knowledge and expertise in fiber is top notch. They have always responded promptly and been on site within 1 hour. Their crews are well trained and work together to get our network back up and running before some contractors can even mobilize. AFR‘s closures and trays are textbook, and they leave our manholes in a neat and orderly condition. Their rates are competitive in the market and yet their work often costs less because they know what they’re doing and don’t waste any time or manpower.” - City Engineer
“AFR responds to my requests for estimates when we ask, they have been able to handle several projects at the same time and do excellent work. Dick (President, AFR) has a wide range of Fiber Optic knowledge and we have been able to draw upon his expertise many times.” - IT Corporation Project Manager
“(Our Company) has been working with AFR for the last 12 years. Presently, (Our Company) has a contract with AFR, Inc to provide emergency restoration and preventative maintenance services in the Denver metropolitan and Northern Colorado markets. These services are in addition to a majority of the ISP construction builds that take place in each of these Colorado markets that have been awarded to AFR, Inc. (Our Company) has relied upon AFR, Inc. to provide a turn key solution to manage its ISP construction builds. Therefore, AFR, Inc. provides the following services: initial project site walks, engineering and as-builts, permitting submittals, ISP construction builds (no sub-contracting), material management, fiber splicing, bi-directional testing to complete a project from start to finish without any scheduling hiccups.” - CLEC Senior Outside Plant Engineer
“AFR has responded to all of our emergency restorations projects. AFR has been available and has responded in less than ½ hour and been on site in 1 hour. Dick’s knowledge and professionalism has been evident in maintaining plant integrity during restoration procedures and during hot cuts.” - CLEC NBEC ISP Engineer
“I have been in many situations when Dick Hall is contacted for his opinion concerning difficult construction and testing situations. I would recommend AFR without any reservation.” - Telecommunications Materials Supplier
“Dick’s knowledge, skill and experience in installing, testing and maintaining fiber networks is among the best in the industry. I would not hesitate to recommend AFR for any project." - Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturer Regional Sales Manager
“You and your people jumped in and corrected the problems caused by the other splicing contractor and saved my BACON. I wish I was better verbally so I could express just how much I appreciate your attitude, professionalism and overall ability to get the job done. One word THANKS.” - CLEC NBEC Operations Manager
“We would like to extend the highest level of recommendation for services rendered by AFR. AFR has performed admirably as a vendor for the last three years and has always shown unprecedented quality and workmanship. AFR is the preferred vendor for any splicing on our fiber optic network in Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska covering over 320,000 square miles of area. AFR has always been the first company to respond to unforeseen emergency fiber cuts and has religiously bent over backward to help (our company). Strong quality, dependable staff and management as well as competitive pricing have made AFR the number one fiber optic company in the area. [Our Company] will continue to utilize the professional services of AFR and would highly recommend them to anyone needing any fiber optic work completed.” - CLEC OSP Manager
"We're very grateful for your team that showed up today and helped us out of a very difficult situation we will definitely be wanting to partner with your team going forwards!" - Customer
We're Knowledgable and We are Certified.
Anybody can push buttons. The first astronaut was a Rhesus monkey named Albert. Monkeys are cheap labor, but lack troubleshooting and problem solving skills. AFR Team Members are certified in many levels and areas of Telecommunication Construction, Fiber Optic Splicing, Testing, and Communication Network Design and Engineering. In addition, we certify all of our Team in Confined Space Training and Railroad Safety Training.
Below are some of the courses our Splicing Crew Members have completed during their careers:
Corning LAN 500 Certification
Corning Fiber Design (CFD)
3M Fiber Optic Technician
3M Cable/Locating & Diagnostics Technician
AMA Basic Supervision
Ameritech Meridian 1 Installation and Maintenance
AT&T Digital Networks
AT&T Sonet Networks
Autocad •BICSI Cabling Technician
EESCO Installing Fiber Optic LAN Systems
ETA Certified Cable Installer
Fiber Optic Association Certified (FOA)
Fluke Certified Test Technician
Light Brigade Fiber Optic Design, Installation and Maintenance
Lindsay CATV Antenna Systems Design
Maintenance & Repair of Laser Precision OTDR’s
Maintenance & Repair of Siecor M90 Splicers
Maintenance for Siecor Fusion Splicer
NCTI CATV Fiber Technician
NCTI Installer Technician
NCTI Service Technician NCTI System Technician
NORDX/CDT Structured Cabling System
Ortronics Installer Technician
SBD Data Com for Mohawk/CDT Accredited Contractor
SCTE Broadband Communications Technician
SLIC 200 MSDT TI CAC and Paradine T1 Equipment
Systimax Structured Cabling System Design and Engineering
TCT Frame Relay and Wide Area Networks
TCT LAN WAN Internetworking
TCT Understanding Addressing in a TCP/IP Network
TCT Understanding ATM in Corporate Networks
Trumpeter Interconnect Product Training
WorldCom Fiber Optic Splicing Technician Certification
Defensive Driving Certification
Safety Inspections and Audits Certification
WE ARE SERIOUS ABOUT SAFETY!
Our Yearly Certifications for all Team Members include the following:
Aerial Lift Safety
Railroad Safety (eRailSafe)
Confined Space Training
First Aid and CPR/AED
OSHA 10 Hour Course
OSHA 30 Hour Course
Fall Protection (Basic & Competent)
Temporary Traffic Control Technicians - American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)
Hydrogen Sulfide Safety