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AFL delivers scalability and affordability for central office applications

For scalability and affordability in central office applications, the largest telecommunications companies choose AFL as the single source for engineering specification design, material and installation of communication networks.
As telecommunications evolves and expands its offerings, the central office is more than just the origination point for voice calls. It is now the hub and host location that manages the processing systems for voice, data, bandwidth and video. While many central offices are transitioning to newer technologies, companies want to protect equipment and make upgrades with no service interruptions. AFL's reputation as a reliable and trusted partner originates from decades of experience as an industry leader. 
When you partner with AFL, you have access to our highly skilled technicians (Level 3 or 4) to assist with any or all of your infrastructure needs.


Network services (EF&I)

  • Engineering services
    • Site surveys
    • Detailed specifications
    • Material lists
    • Drawings
      • As-built
      • Redlines
  • Program management
    • Feasibility studies
    • Material management
    • Project management
    • Construction management
  • Infrastructure installation
    • Gray iron layout and installation
    • Equipment cabling
    • Bay framework, shelves and modules
    • Rack and stack services (pre-installation assembly to save time and money)
    • Highly skilled, experienced technicians; Level I-IV
  • DC power systems
    • Engineering and installation services
    • Equipment calibration
    • Rectifier systems
    • Battery plants
    • Distribution
    • Monitoring systems
  • Turn-up and testing
    • Continuity testing
    • Loopback testing
    • End-to-end testing
    • BER testing
    • OCx testing
  • Maintenance and technical support
    • Office alarms
    • Network Telemetry Management
    • Synchronization and office timing systems
    • Power capacity management
    • Grounding survey and remediation
  • Huts, vaults (CEVs) and cabinets (CECs)
    • Remote terminal deployment
    • Site preparation
    • Modification and rearrangement
    • Equipment layout design and installation
  • Custom Cabling
    • Custom designed for customer-specific applications
    • Telecordia standards
  • Accessories
    • Gray materials (boxes)
    • Distribution shelves
    • Panels
    • Connectors
    • Continuation devices for throughput
  • Test equipment
  • Splicers
As voice, data and video delivery began to merge, AFL introduced its proprietary Xpress Fiber Management® system that slashes through cable complexity with a modular architecture for scalability and flexibility.
As central offices consolidate, AFL leads the way in delivering quality products and services on time, every time. With nearly three decades of experience, AFL earned its reputation as a cost competitive, safe and reliable partner for installing all types of equipment and systems for communication networks.