23 September 2013 – AFL has appointed Comtest Technologies (Pty) Limited (Comtest) as its sole distributor in South Africa and selected countries in southern Africa, for its test and inspection products. AFL manufactures, engineers and installs the fibre optic products and equipment that communications providers need to provide quad-play solutions to their customers.
Nick Cole, AFLs regional sales manager for the test and inspection division, responsible for South Africa, has confidence in Comtest. “Our products are engineered to endure outside plant environment and feature intuitive user interfaces that provide quick results without complicated training requirements. We believe that Comtest has the right mix of people with technical and industry knowledge to make any customer feel comfortable with his/her choice of AFL product and ensure that they receive the solution that fits their every need.”
Gary Casper, the Comtest product specialist who will spearhead the sales and marketing for the new agency, says, “I am delighted to represent AFL in South Africa. We’re going to the market with an excellent range of world class products which will be supported by a high level of service from people with specialist knowledge and expertise.”
Products in the test and inspection portfolio include:
- WDM test sets
- Loss test kits
- Fibre identifiers and fault locators.
- Inspection and cleaning kits