Since 2013, AFRALTI has been at the forefront of promoting digital connectivity through hands-on fibre optic training in Sub-Saharan Africa. The institute’s commitment to equipping technicians and engineers with advanced technical skills has not only contributed to the growth of the telecommunications industry but has also played a crucial role in enhancing digital infrastructure across the region.

To date, AFRALTI has trained over 700 technicians from 16 countries in Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Burundi, South Sudan, Zambia, Somalia, Mali, The Gambia, Nigeria, DRC, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Sudan. Through certification programs such as Certified Fiber Optics Technician (CFOT), Certified Premises Cabling Technician (CPCT), Certified Fiber To The Home – FTTH (CFOS/H), and Certified Fiber Optic Network Design Specialist (CFOS/D), AFRALTI ensures that professionals are equipped with the necessary expertise to meet the demands of the evolving telecommunications landscape.


By offering comprehensive training in fibre optic technology, AFRALTI is instrumental in building a skilled workforce capable of supporting ongoing broadband initiatives in the region. The hands-on training provided by the institute empowers technicians and engineers with both theoretical knowledge and practical experience, preparing them to deploy and maintain fibre optic networks effectively.

The impact of AFRALTI’s fibre optic training extends beyond individual skill development to fostering broader digital connectivity efforts in sub-Saharan Africa. As these trained professionals enter the workforce, they play a critical role in expanding access to high-speed internet and improving communication networks, ultimately driving economic growth and social development in the region.

Through its longstanding commitment to enhancing digital infrastructure and technical capabilities, AFRALTI is positioned as a key player in promoting digital connectivity and advancing telecommunications in Sub-Saharan Africa. By investing in the training and certification of technicians and engineers, AFRALTI is not only building a more robust telecommunications ecosystem but also empowering individuals to contribute to the development of sustainable and inclusive digital economies across the continent.