"While broadband service providers continue to evaluate the uncertainty associated with governmental regulation and economic factors that significantly affected last year's second quarter revenues and continued throughout the 2012 calendar year, there has been some increase in clarity. We see the investment in capital equipment relating to fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-antenna beginning to strengthen.""Revenues and gross profits were positively affected by a higher percentage of product sales associated with optical component technologies. Our FiberDeep fiber termination process, which enables us to deliver terminated fiber products, such as optical components, with a performance guarantee twice that of the industry standard, is a crucial differentiator of these technologies. In addition, the significant increase in volumes over the previous fiscal year allows the company to better absorb the overhead costs associated with our manufacturing processes."
Clearfield, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2013 2nd Quarter Results
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