We proudly offer the availability of Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA) compliant
optical fiber, fiber optic cabling, and optical connectivity products for BEAD-Funded Networks.

 

Established under the Infrastructure and Jobs Act in November of 2021, the Broadband Equity, Accessibility, and Deployment (BEAD) program includes $42.45 billion dedicated to expand high-speed internet access by financing planning, infrastructure deployment, and adoption programs in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. To qualify for BEAD funding, network builds must use construction materials and manufactured products that comply to BABAA standards. OFS offers an extensive range of BABAA compliant products tailored to the specific needs of BEAD-funded projects.
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We’re your trusted American fiber optic cable and connectivity manufacturer.

 

For nearly five decades, OFS with its AT&T Bell Labs heritage has been at the forefront of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, and optical connectivity development and production in the United States. Part of our heritage includes being an inventor of original fiber optic technologies, we have an unparalleled expertise in the industry, making us a leading domestic manufacturer of fiber optic solutions in the U.S. At OFS, we support the goals of the Build America Buy America Act while delivering outstanding optical fiber and fiber optic cables that empower your infrastructure projects. Contact us today to learn more about our products and how we can support your organization’s success.

 

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Leading Manufacturer of Optical Fiber & Fiber Optic Cable in the USA

At OFS, we specialize in manufacturing high-quality optical fiber and fiber optic cables at our advanced facilities in the USA. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing ensures superior quality and reliable performance for your infrastructure projects. Our locations in the United States are:

  • Norcross, GA
  • Carrollton, GA
  • Avon, CT
  • Somerset, NJ
  • Sturbridge, MA

 

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See Our Optical Fiber and Fiber Optic Cable Being Made In The USA

We take pride in our commitment to domestic manufacturing. Our optical fiber and optic cables are produced in the United States, and we support the goals of the Buy America Act’s domestic preference requirements. By choosing our products, you support local industries and contribute to the growth of rural America.

Why Choose Our Optical Fiber and Fiber Optic Cables?

  1. Unmatched Expertise: With years of experience in the industry, we are proud to be a leading fiber optic cable manufacturer in the USA. Our team of experts is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of engineers, technicians, and planners like you.
  2. Cutting-Edge Technology: We leverage advanced manufacturing techniques and cutting-edge technology to produce optical fiber and fiber optic cables of the highest quality. Our commitment to research and development enables us to stay ahead of the curve and deliver products that exceed industry standards.
  3. Customized Solutions: We understand that every project has unique requirements. That’s why we offer a range of customizable fiber optic cable solutions. Whether it’s fiber count, cable design, or specific performance attributes, we can tailor our products to match your project’s exact specifications.
  4. Reliability and Performance: Our fiber and fiber optic cables are built to deliver reliability and performance. From high-speed data transmission to robust signal integrity, our cables ensure seamless connectivity, even in the most demanding environments.
  5. Keeping America Up to Speed: We support the goals of the Build America Buy America Act. By choosing our optical fiber and fiber optic cables, you not only receive top-quality products but also contribute to the growth of domestic industries and the development of rural America.
  6. Experience: Our AT&T Bell Labs heritage has made us a leader in optical fiber, fiber optic cable, and optical connectivity production in the United States since 1977. Millions of miles of our optical fiber and fiber optic cable have been deployed across America by leading service providers and utilities of all sizes.
  7. Distinguished Customer Service: Our extensive U.S. based technical and engineering support is highly rated. We also work closely with our customers and have been co-innovating with companies like yours for decades. 

 

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An OFS Fiber Broadband Success Story: Sandy, Oregon

Learn how Fiber Broadband has impacted the City of Sandy, Oregon. OFS helped deploy a turnkey Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network in the City of Sandy, Oregon. This network brings 1 GB/s broadband service to approximately 3,500 residents via SandyNet, the internet service provider (ISP) owned by the community and operated by the city since 2003.

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Approved Waivers

  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration Limited General Applicability Nonavailability Waiver of the Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference as Applied to Recipients of Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program: Waiver
    • Build America, Buy America Act Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Related to the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program: Waiver
  • Economic Development Administration Buy America Projects Planned Prior to the Implementation Date of Build America, Buy America on May 14, 2022: Waiver
  • National Telecommunications and Information Administration Limited Applicability Nonavailability Waiver of the Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference as Applied to Recipients of Middle Mile Grant Program Awards: Waiver
  • NTIA Limited General Applicability Public Interest (Tribal Broadband Connectivity Infrastructure): Waiver
  • Department of Commerce Temporary General Applicability Public Interest Waiver for Federal Financial Assistance Awarded for Infrastructure Projects Located in the U.S. Pacific Island Territories of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and American Samoa, Collectively Referred to as Pacific Island Territories: Waiver