ATEK National Fiber Characterization- Fiber Characterization Testing- Fiber Chracterization Services

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ATEK Communications now offers eclusive fiber characterization services in a local, regional and national basis. Wheter you are a carrier, a data center , telco or commercail provider, our qualified technicians can provide you with quality fiber chraterization service that is unsurpassed and guaranteeed. Since this is a relatively new service we require advance notice to depoy our certified technicians to your facility to offer our fiber chraterization testing and certiication. WHAT IS FIBER CHARACTERIZATION?

We can provide you our fiber characterization testing at your facility. Just call us and we will arrange to have one of our technical engineers call you to ask you pertinent questions as to the types of fiber you need tested and certified. A dark fiber supply contract for large rollouts , FTTh or carrier deployments can be a bit of a minefield, both for the supplier and for the purchaser. If you’re a supplier then you don’t want to agree to a specification that your existing cabling infrastructure won’t meet, And you don’t want to spend lots of time and money carrying out remedial work and replacing cables that aren’t up to scratch.But, you do want it to appear to your customer that your network is top quality and free from problems. Fiber characterization is defined as conducting a series of tests on an installed link in order to assess its general quality and its specific ability to support a particular application or applications. As data rates increase and systems become more complex there are many factors that can impair system performance. So how is ‘fiber characterization’ different from just testing fibers?
Well historically, when long distance singlemode fiber links were commissioned it was common practice just to be concerned with the losses of the installed links usually at just two wavelengths - 1310nm and 1550nm. However, with DWDM systems and CWDM systems operating over wider wavelength ranges then the ability of the infrastructure to support these other wavelengths may also need to be verified. In addition, as data rates increase from 2.5Gb/s to 10Gb/s and up to 40Gb/s then the dispersion characteristics of the fiber become much more critical and additional tests are required including chromatic dispersion and polarization mode dispersion. With PMD the performance of the fiber can vary significantly from fiber to fiber within the same cable and so it is often necessary to measure every fiber and keep detailed records of which fibers can support which data rates.
Fiber characterization is the process of carrying out a comprehensive suite of tests that fully assess the capabilities of a fiber infrastructure.

If you’re a purchaser then you want to ensure that the infrastructure will support your current requirements with a minimum spend on equipment to light the fibers, as well as supporting any future upgrades that you’ll want to implement during the lifetime of the contract. However, you don’t want to pay over the odds for the dark fiber and you want everything to run smoothly without any delays. Often the contract details are pretty vague and it is not until the dark fibers have been fully characterized that their performance is known for certain.

Our fiber optic team is an established performance based national data contractor and national data integrato and is one of the most experienced design-build structured cabling contractors in the USA. Along with being on of the most experienced phone system providers and data cabling contractors in the United States offering a multitude of data  communications services from design-build structured cabling infrastructure, LAN- WAN integration, long haul fiber optic cable  installation to IT support and service. ATEK Communications has offices throughout the US offers competitive regional and local data cabling rates allows us to tailor cabling and installation rates to meet your needs. ATEK has fiber optic crews specializing in fiber optic installations. Our fiber technicians are trained in intricate fiber cable installations, fiber cable terminations , fiber cable fusion splicing services and FTTH- design -build services. We have on staff BICSI trained and certified RCDD's should you need one for certifications. We have very competitive rates for our fiber optic installers. ATEK Communications has several manufacturer data contractor certifications offer you and your company "end to end" solutions for several manufacturers. Call for details at (888) 909-ATEK. WHAT IS FIBER CHARACTERIZATION?


ATEK Communications now offers national project management and national structured cabling & IT services for companies that need to outsource their telecommunications servicesand require National Cabling Contractor, National Structured Cabling Contractor,National Data Contractor, and National Project Management services. ATEK can assist a national chains or companies with multiple locations, such as franchises, drug stores, retail stores through our field offices and affiliated BICSI certified national installers fully versed in fiber optic distribution designs and installations. We offer a wide range of services from structured cabling services, IT services, fiber optic cabling, WIFI, VOIP. and much more.We can help you integrate data and telecommunication services throughout the entire United States.. Our customer service department, systems engineers, contracts coordinator and technical support staff have an in-depth knowledge of the telecommunications industry. We work closely with our customers to develop and deliver innovative solutions for the most challenging, business critical requirements.

ATEK also welcomes the opporunity to work with the Department of Defense in securing our nation's network security by offering our fiber optic cabling and fiber optic security systems.

Our certified RCDD, Certified Network Specialist and BICSI Technicians work as team to bring the latest fiber optic technologies to our customers. We provide design, installation , and certifications of fiber optic cabling systems in central offices, POP sites, commercial, and residential sites. Our certified RCDDs and LAN/WAN Specialists work closely with contractors and end users to deliver the latest cabling technologies that best suit the needed applications.

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National Data Contractor, National Project Management, National Structured Cabling Contractors, Structured Cabling Services,Cisco Certified

We can Dispatch Technicians Anywhere In The U.S. or Overseas

National Account Staging/Redistribution Of Equipment & Personnel
With most companies these are 'mission critical components'- ATEK offers the following:

  • Kitting-Receive shipments and equipment- ATEK will consolidate-combine-build-racking-fiber optic- equipment for your company offsite- and re-distribute to other locations for you
  • Discounted hardware-we can offer extreme discounts for all your hardware equipment including fiber optic cable, gigabit ethernet switches, routers, hubs, patch panels- patch cords.
  • Let ATEK "bundle" your equipment and installation costs under one contract- let us do all the work for you from design to installation to 24/7 warranty-network administration
  • Check for damage to any equipment during shipment
  • Record serial numbers for all equipment
  • Set up equipment in the prestage area
  • Plug/connect all equipment based on client configuration
  • Run ID-specific programming to meet client configuration
  • Install software and/or client-defined image
  • Configure system and software
  • Test systems
  • Run diagnostics and customer-provided tests, including tests of input and output devices
  • Repackage components
  • Clearly label components
  • Perform asset tag management
  • Ship to locations per client instructions

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All fiber optic cabling system designs are reviewed and installations quality checked by a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD). This is a professional designation of the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI). We ensure that the fiber optic cabling system design, components, and workmanship comply with the standards and practices of BICSI. These standards and practices are elaborated in the Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, the EIA/TIA Telecommunications Building Wiring Standard, The National Fire Protection Assn., and the National Electrical Code (NFPA-70). Our fiber optic certifications, extensive experience on fiber optics installation, and knowledge of fiber optic technologies and standards are key factors in our successful delivery of fiber network solutions. leading fiber optic suppliers. Together we can deliver the solution that best meets your application needs, now and long term.

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Our Fiber Optic Services Include:

  • Design and Installation of Fiber Optic Cabling
  • Design and Installation of WDM-DWDB-CWDM- MRV Certified
  • Fiber Optic Termination
  • Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • OSP Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • OSP Aerial Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • Central Office Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • Colo- (Colocation) Fiber Optic Cable Installation
  • Light Interconnection Units and Fiber Shelves
  • Testing and Certifications
  • Fiber Tray and Raceway
  • Fiber Innerduct
  • Wall-mount and Freestanding Cabinets and Racks
  • Fiber Optic Fusion and Mechanical Splicing
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Our certified RCDDs a nd LAN/WAN Specialists work closely with contractors and end users to deliver the latest cabling technologies that best suit the needed applications.

ATEK Communications, a proven data contractor can provide you with a complete set of structured cabling installation services. With our ongoing training through BICSI and our manufacturer partners, you are assured that our technicians adhere to all the latest EIA/TIA standards. ATEK now also offers certified CISCO CCIE network services.

This insures that you will get maximum bandwidth and performance from your cable plant. Your network is only as good as your weakest link. Remember that even if you have purchased the best cabling on the market today, it doesn't guarantee that you will get maximum performance and throughput that it was engineered for.

Your cabling must be installed by a technician who understands and adheres to all the latest EIA/TIA standards. ATEK Communications is a cabling contractor that is Leviton certified on structured cabling EIA-TIA 568 A&B Standards that provides structured cabling contracting services, network design & installation, gigabit ethernet switch installation, smart home installations,cable testing, telephone systems and Cisco CCIE network installations. See our section on cabling standards.

New England Services- Coming Soon!

California Offices Northern CA (925) 944-0777

California Offices Southern CA (619) 573- 4164

Tampa - St. Pete - Clearwater, Fl (866) 650-DATA or (727) 547- 2200

  • Project Management
  • Structured Cabling Installation
  • Cabling Contractor-FIber Optic & Cat 5e,6
  • Commercial Building Cable Removal
  • Fiber Optic Cable, Testing & Equipment Services
  • Network Design, Estimation, Surveying & Consultative Services
  • Central Office, Co-Location, Data Center Design & Installation
  • Commercial Building Network Design, Future Proofing your building
  • (OSP) Cable Installation, Trenching Directional & Boring
  • Telephone System Installation
  • Smart Home Design & Installation
Outside Plant, Aerial, Underground,
Smart Home Cabling and Other Services

ATEK Communications has the capability to design, engineer and install all you structured cabling & fiber optic cabling requirements from the central office all the way to the desktop. Just call us and let us know how we can help.


Our staff has extensive knowledge and training gained by their affiliations with companies such as AT&T, Pacific Bell, NYNEX, Bell South, GTE, MCI, Sprint and others. Give us a call and let one of our staff provide you with a complimentary quote for our quality services. Get detailed information on ATEK Telephone Systems and ATEK Structured Cabling. We now offer Smart Home Design and Smart Home Cable Installations.


  • Right to Hire Contract Employees:  Clients can hire ATEK telecommunication technicians after qualified time restrictions are met.
  • 15-30%% Permanent Placement Fees- Can be negotiable
  • Net 10 payment for all invoices- unless otherwise contracted
  • 4 hour guarantee for all technician's work: If you are unsatisfied with any of our technicians and you notify us within the first 4hours, you will not be billed for their time.
  • ATEK reimburses their contract employees for all mileage they incur @ $ .32 a mile.  The mileage is billed to the respective client accordingly.
  • ATEK reimburses their contract employees for all parking expenses they incur.  The parking expenses are billed to the respective client accordingly.
  • ATEK charges a 12% increase in rates for all shifts that begin after 3pm (Swing Shift)
  • ATEK charges a 20% increase in rates for all shifts that begin after 8pm (Graveyard Shift)
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