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AFOP Announces the Release of Improved SFP (Small Form Factor) iC'VOA™

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 3, 2010 –AFOP’s improved SFP (Small Form Factor Pluggable) VOA integrates an electrically controlled VOA into a standard SFP module. The SFP VOA incorporates our iC'VOA technology which offers high optical performance and low cost. Convenient electronic attenuation control is achieved using the industry standard I2C interface. Applications include power equalization in multi channel optically amplified networks, gain tilt, and optical power control in reconfigurable networks. It has low excess loss and covers the complete fiber optical communication wavelength range. Customized electronic interfaces and layout are available upon request.  Click here for product image.

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About AFOP
Founded in 1995, Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a broad range of high performance fiber optic components and integrated modules. AFOP's products are used by leading and emerging communications equipment manufacturers to deliver optical networking systems to the long-haul, enterprise, metropolitan and last mile access segments of the communications network. AFOP’s product line of passive optical components includes interconnect systems, couplers and splitters, thin film DWDM components and modules, fixed and variable optical attenuators. AFOP is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with manufacturing and product development capabilities in the United States, Taiwan and China. AFOP's website is located at

Forward-looking Statements
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release, including statements as to the expected availability, features and benefits of AFOP's products, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to, manufacturing difficulties, possibly delays in the release of other products, the impact of competitive products, and other risks detailed from time to time in AFOP's SEC reports, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended December 2009. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. AFOP disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.