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AFL Signs Caspian as Authorised Distributor for Kazakhstan


AFL, a leading manufacturer of fibre optic cable, has secured Caspian Telecommunications Projects LLP (CTP) as an authorized distributor of AFL products. CTP is one of the foremost providers of fibre optic cable solutions to mining companies, the oil and gas industries and power utilities in Kazakhstan.

"Having a partner of the quality and calibre of Caspian represent our products allows us to reach new customers with customised fibre optic solutions in Kazakhstan," said Steve Maederer, commercial director for AFL. "And knowing how Caspian invests in training their staff, we are certain that their customers will liaise with knowledgeable engineers who will offer the most cost-effective solution for their projects."

CTP and AFL have already completed more than 50 km of aerial optical cable installation in Kazakhstan consisting of SkyWrap® and accessories.

"Our partnership with AFL helps to expand our position in Kazakhstan and enables us to offer the highest quality fibre optic cable and accessories to our customers," said Artem Sigutin, project manager for Caspian. "We are excited about our future prospects with AFL and with our customers."

Caspian Telecommunications Projects, a rapidly developing company in the region, maintains an outstanding reputation owing to the considerable experience of its projects team who are at the forefront of innovation and supply high quality outcomes for their customers.

About AFL
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid. The company's diverse product portfolio includes fibre optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL's service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and Asia. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit

About Caspian Telecommunications Projects
Caspian Telecommunications Projects provide integrated telecommunication systems to customers in Kazakhstan; from design and engineering, through production and delivery, to service and consulting.

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