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AFL connects people and solutions to the communities we serve.

We manufacture, engineer and install the fiber optic products and equipment that communications providers need to provide quad-play solutions to their customers. Our extensive experience in both design and application crosses all markets, from Telco, Broadband and Wireless, to Electric Utility, OEM, Enterprise and Private Networks, among others.

Technology advancements are fueling unprecedented growth of fiber optic equipment. From lasers for use in manufacturing facilities and improvements to broadband infrastructure to more sophisticated medical processes and sensing, monitoring and security applications, the need for suppliers that understand the intricacies of the fiber optic cable, components and related equipment is critical for success.

When it comes to technology leadership in the fiber optic arena, AFL is at the forefront. As a subsidiary of fiber optic giant Fujikura, AFL is a trusted source for products that deliver repeatable and consistent solutions for active and passive optical, electrical and mechanical applications.


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TITAN RTD™ Multiport Terminal

The AFL TITAN RTD Multiport is a factory terminated OSP fiber terminal designed for quick and easy subscriber connections anywhere in the OSP network when used in conjunction ...
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FlexScan OTDR with SmartAuto™ and LinkMap®

FlexScan automates test setup, shortens test time and simplifies results interpretation, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of test. Acquired results may be stored internally...
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TITAN RTD™ Multiport Terminal

The AFL TITAN RTD Multiport is a factory terminated OSP fiber terminal designed forquick and easy subscriber connections anywhere in the OSP network when used inconjunction with...
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CT-101 and CT-102 Fiber Cleavers

The CT-101 and CT-102 have been developed to offer adjustability and versatility for various fiber types and applications while offering superior tension cleaving performance ...
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Fiber Distribution Terminal

AFL’s Fiber Distribution Terminal (FDT) provides a small, convenient convergence point for interconnecting between distribution riser cable and MDU drop cables.
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IDEAA - Interior Distribution Cabinet

The IDEAA Interior Distribution Cabinet (IDC) provides a convenient modular approach to centralized fiber distribution in medium to large MDUs. All sizes of the IDC utilize the...
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IDEAA - Mini Interior Distribution Cabinet

The IDEAA Mini Interior Distribution Cabinet (Mini IDC) provides a convenient and extremely compact modular approach to centralized fiber distribution in small MDUs. The Mini ...
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MDU Entrance Enclosure

AFL’s wall mount MDU Entrance Enclosure (MEE) provides a compact entrance terminal designed for tight spaces such as wiring closets or computer rooms where available wall space...
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Tactical Tight Buffered Cable

AFL Tactical Tight Buffered fiber optic cables are ideal for use in installations where extreme environmental conditions are present and require a solution that may be retrieved...
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WME12 Wall Mount Interconnect Enclosure

AFL's wall mount interconnect enclosure (WME12E) provides a convenient convergence point for interconnecting and/or splicing in wall mount applications. Provisioned for up to ...


On Topic

Connecting the world, one fiber at a time

The world runs on ethernet: the future of higher speeds
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Advancing Data Center Interconnect

Large and hyperscale data center operators are seeing utility in Data Center Interconnect (DCI) to expand their layer two or local area networks across data centers. But the methods...
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Data Center Network Advances

The requirement for greater transmission rates promises to reshape the technology options for data center networks. The articles in this On Topic review some of the more salient...


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5G Mobile

6G: What It Means for the Access Network

Even as we deploy 5G technology, talk has already begun about a “6G” and what that may look like.


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Jaxon Lang will join AFL as chief operating officer on January 1, 2023.

AFL names Jaxon Lang as chief operating officer

Lang will be responsible for AFL operations worldwide. That will include, according to an AFL press release, “leading the company through business transformations.”
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AFL debuts FOCIS Lightning2 multifiber connection inspection system

The inspection instrument provides one-button inspection of a variety of fiber-optic connector types, including both single-fiber and multifiber connectors.
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Cutting the ribbon as part of the opening ceremonies for AFL's new fiber cable production plant in Swindon, UK, are (from left to right) Paul Bennett, General Manager of AFL in Swindon, Toshitane Nakatsuji, Managing Director, Fujikura Europe Limited, Mayor of Swindon, Councillor Garry Perkins, Jody Gallagher, President and CEO of AFL, Mr. Hajime HAYASHI, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to United Kingdom and Kurt Dallas, President AFL Product Solutions, AFL.
Cables & Enclosures

AFL opens Wrapping Tube Cable factory in Swindon, UK

The Swindon facility is the first to produce the AB-WTC in Europe, which it will manufacture for fiber-to-the-home and other access network applications across the continent.
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SENKO grants AFL license to manufacture SN connectors and adapters

The SENKO developed fiber-optic connector, developed for such high-speed optical transceiver form factors as the QSFP-DD and OSFP, is the subject of an intermateability standard...
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AFL NodeFLEX cable assembly supports 90-degree bends

This product was unveiled in conjunction with the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2020 Virtual Experience. The event may have been virtual, but the topics discussed indicate what to expect...
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Network Test

AFL offers ROGUE OLTS Certifier for enterprise, service provider fiber networks

The certifier comprises a pair of units, each of which features a test port that measures insertion loss, return loss, and length bi-directionally to Tier 1 industry standards...

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Connecting the Future – from Cloud to Edge

As enterprise data centers move toward the edge, fiber infrastructure needs to be developed with the future of connectivity in mind. From virtual conferencing that drives point...
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WME01 Wall Mount Interconnect Enclosure

AFL’s wall mount interconnect enclosure (WME01) provides a convenient convergence point for interconnecting and/or splicing in wall mount applications. Provisioned for one LGX...
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Fujikura 22S Fusion Splicer

The Fujikura 22S active cladding alignment fusion splicer is a ruggedized, full-featured unit that offers unmatched versatility for splicing in the field. Moveable v-grooves eliminate...
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Fujikura 62S Fusion Splicer

The Fujikura 62S core alignment model fusion splicer provides low loss splice results without adding more expensive automated features. A conventional flip open style wind protector...
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FlexScan OTDR

FlexScan is a pocket-sized, hand-held OTDR which provides fast, accurate fiber optic network characterization and fault location. Combining SmartAuto™ data acquisition with event...
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Interconnect Premise MicroCore® Cable with Spider Web™ Ribbon (SWR) Technology

Designed for mass terminations, AFL's Interconnect Premise MicroCore® Fiber Optic Cable is designed to support multiple channels at the highest data rates within a small footprint...
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Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore® 3.0 with Spider Web™ Ribbon Technology

Enabling even greater pathway density, MicroCore 3.0 revolutionizes cable deployment and allows the end user to realize savings in space, routing infrastructures and fiber management...
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Low-Smoke Zero Halogen Premise Distribution Cable

AFL's Low-Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) distribution cable family offers the benefits of a traditional 900 µm based optical cable while supporting compliance to stringent international...
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Fujikura 70R Fusion Splicer

The Fujikura 70R is equipped with a precision, fixed v-groove for splicing single fibersor ribbon fiber up to 12 fibers. Incorporating the proven ruggedized features pioneeredby...
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OFI-FTTx Active ONT Detector for PONs

The NOYES® OFI-FTTx is a rugged, handheld optical fiber identifier designed to identify the presence of an active Optical Network Terminal (ONT) on the FTTx F2 fibers at the Fiber...
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Fujikura 70S Fusion Splicer

The Fujikura 70S is a fully ruggedized, core alignment fusion splicer, providing consistent, low loss, splice performance. The new design streamlines the steps required to complete...
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FOCIS WiFi Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System

FOCIS WiFi combines the proven fiber connector inspection and analysis capabilities of our award-winning FOCIS and FOCIS PRO systems with the familiar, powerful and easy-to-use...
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Flex-Span™ ADSS Fiber Optic Cable

Flex-Span ADSS expands on AFL's single jacket ADSS portfolio and allows ADSS system designer’s greater flexibility by providing broader combinations of fiber counts-up to 144 ...
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LightGuard™ Aerial Weathertight Fiber Optic Splice Closures

AFL's Aerial Weathertight Splice Closures are designed to be installed without the need for special tools, heat, adhesives, drills, or any powered equipment. A non-toxic anti-...
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Fujikura 21S

The Fujikura 21S active cladding alignment fusion splicer bridges the long standing gap between core alignment and fixed v-groove fusion splicer technology.
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FOCIS PRO Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System

The NOYES FOCIS PRO automatic fiber inspection solutions combine a palm-sized touchscreen tablet, a digital fiber scope and AFL SimpleView PRO analysis software to provide the...
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WDM900 Lightwave Test Set

The WDM900 Lightwave Test Set is a rugged, portable and easy-to-use measurement tool that simplifies in-service testing of CWDM and DWDM-based networks. Within seconds of connecting...
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CT-105 and CT-106 Fiber Cleavers

When exceptional cleave quality is required for fibers up to 1,250 μm, the new large diameter CT-105/CT-106 cleaver family provides both flat and angled cleaves using an automatic...
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APM-101 Automatic Preparation Machine

The new APM-101 performs all steps required to prepare optical fibers before splicing – automatically and with high consistency. This includes stripping the fiber without degrading...
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FLX380 FlexTester3 OTDR

The FLX380 FlexTester3 family provides the world’s smallest, lightest, most complete single-mode broadband network OTDRs with integrated optical light source, power meter, and...
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Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore® 3.0

The third generation of our Sub-Unitized Premise MicroCore fiber optic cables is another astounding evolution of high performance premise cabling. Enabling even greater pathway...