Sumitomo Electric Lightwave (SEL) foresaw the migration to an all optical
fiber network as early as 1983 when it first opened its doors.
Our dedication to the advancement of fiber optic technology and exceptional
service to the customer — then and now — has positioned Sumitomo Electric
Lightwave as a recognized leader in the innovation, design, development,
and manufacturing of advanced and integrated end-to-end solutions for data
center, enterprise, and communication network customers.
These technologically advanced solutions help our customers simplify
network complexity, while improving performance, cost savings, and network
By drawing on R&D, resources, and expertise both internally and from
Sumitomo Electric Industries—we provide a breadth of advanced optical fiber
solutions and options that give network managers the freedom and
flexibility in network design.