Enablence Technologies Inc.
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Enablence Technologies Inc.

June 05, 2007 14:13 ET

Enablence Hosts Fiber to the Home Council's Quarterly Meeting in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 5, 2007) - Enablence Technologies Inc. ("Enablence" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ENA), a developer of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Transceivers for optical modems will host the Fiber-to-the-Home Council's Quarterly Meeting at the Brookstreet Hotel in Kanata from June 5th - 7th, 2007.

"Enablence is pleased to bring the Fiber-to-the-Home Council's Quarterly Meeting to Ottawa," announced Arvind Chhatbar the Chief Executive Officer of Enablence Technologies. "This event will bring attention to the emerging FTTH technologies, the applications driving FTTH and the economic benefits created for those who have FTTH," explained Mr. Chhatbar.

The keynote speaker for the FTTH Quarterly Meeting is Michael W. McKeehan, Director, Internet and Technology Policy, Verizon. "Verizon is excited to be a part of the FTTH Council event in Ottawa. Clearly, we are strong believers in providing our customers with the best possible internet, video, and telephony experience," explained Mr. McKeehan. "We have committed to spend $23 Billion (U.S.) by 2010 on deploying a future proof fiber-to-the-premises network, and have been around the world touting the virtues of FTTH technology. I am pleased to have the opportunity to tell Verizon's exciting success story in Canada on June 6th," added Mr. McKeehan.

Joseph Savage, President of the Fiber-to-the-Home Council stated "We are excited that Ottawa, Canada's capital city and center for technological innovation, will host our June meeting at which attendees will hear about the recent advancements and promising future of Fiber-to-the-Home." "We look forward to connecting our North American council members with Canadians who are interested in sharing knowledge about the fiber-driven broadband revolution that is now underway through North America," added Mr. Savage.

On Wednesday June 6th there will be a full day of presentations relating to Fiber-to-the-Home including presentations from Enablence Technologies, Wave7Optics, ADC, OFS, Corning, RVA and Verizon.

Matt Pearson, Enablence's Vice President of Technology will be presenting 'Innovations Inside the Optical Network Terminal" at 2:45 PM on Wednesday June 6th.

About Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence products are used in optical modems that are located inside the consumer's homes (i.e. for the delivery of high speed data/voice/video). Enablence designs and manufactures optical components, in particular triplexers and diplexers, using its proprietary Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) "Dispersion Bridge" platform, for the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) market. These devices are filters that are embedded on a chip that are capable of processing optical signals at a low cost.

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Contact Information

  • Enablence Technologies Inc.
    Arvind Chhatbar,
    Chief Executive Officer
    613-270-7859