Advance Fiber Optics, Inc. (AFO) is a privately-held company based in North Salt Lake, Utah under the shadows of the majestic Wasatch mountains. AFO was founded in 1993 with the intent of introducing high standards of aerospace fiber optic engineering practices to the US telecommunications industry. By 1995, AFO founders had successfully achieved their goal and were supporting fiber optic splicing and testing operations throughout the western United States. Those field service offerings continue today, and have expanded to include fiber characterization testing throughout the United States