only to those who are directly involved in the fibre optic telecommunications
industry and are manufacturers, distributors, re-sellers, consultants,
installers, systems integrators, training providers etc.
is open only to USERS of fibre optic
products, systems and/or services in the sense that they buy-in these
facilities for their own networks.
is open any individual wishing to join the FIA.
Personal Members may not be directors or officers of potential corporate
is open to students at least 17 years old and
undergoing a regular course of further education on a subject of relevance
to the fibre optic industry.
Corporate, Associate, Personal and Student Members in
the UK automatically receive "FULL" membership
applies to Corporate and Associate Members outside the UK who join
via the FIA Secretariat either because they wish to deal direct
or because there is no relevant FIA Regional Office.
Overseas members do not receive discounted access to events and
seminars operated in the UK or other areas serviced by FIA Regional
Offices. As a result the fees for international membership are lower
than for full membership.