Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence Technologies Inc.

October 21, 2010 11:18 ET

Enablence Introduces Industry-Leading Solution for Multi-System Operators (MSO) at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®

Enables Easy Migration from Existing Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) Networks to high bandwidth IP PON based systems

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2010) - Enablence Technologies Inc. ("Enablence" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ENA), a leading supplier of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) equipment for triple-play residential and business services and optical components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul markets, announced today a solution that enable MSOs to simply and cost-effectively migrate from a Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) network to a Passive Optical Network (PON), without compromising current investments in their legacy infrastructures. 

Enablence's systems product portfolio is unmatched, and includes a wide variety of leading access solutions for next-generation GPON, EPON, and Active Ethernet, providing MSOs with a solution that is field-proven and scalable providing an ideal access technology for rapidly evolving IP-based services. 

"Enablence provided us with a comprehensive platform necessary to meet the evolving needs of our commercial subscribers", said Nicolas Vidal, access network project manager, Cablevision-Argentina. "Not only does the Enablence platform provide the flexibility and scalability we require in a compact footprint, Enablence provides a level of service and a proactive approach to understanding and serving our business that other vendors simply cannot match".

Enablence offers advanced, yet practical solutions designed to meet and exceed the needs of next-generation multiservice providers, including the ability to deliver high bandwidth for decades to come, sophisticated resiliency and redundancy to ensure network reliability, and a platform that is simple to provision, deploy and manage. 

"Multi-System Operators are struggling to minimize capital and operational expenses and avoid service interruption as they transition to a high bandwidth IP PON based system," said Mike Skubisz, President, Systems Division, at Enablence Technologies. "Whether the choice is to upgrade an existing copper or Hybrid-Fiber Coaxial (HFC) network, or migrate to an all-optical network, Enablence has a cost-effective solution that allows providers to do so." 

Introducing the Enablence RFoG Micro Node

The RFoG Micro Node provides complete two way RF services over a fiber optic distribution network. The RFoG Micro Node can be deployed as a standalone RFoG ONT or in conjunction with an EPON or GPON ONT to provide a complimentary two way RF video overlay solution to the high speed digital EPON or GPON network. In addition, it is fully compatible with existing headend signal processing, metro area transport, back office, and customer service operations. The Enablence RFoG Micro Node will be introduced at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® on October 20-22 at the Ernest N. Memorial Convention Center, New Orleans. For more information on Enablence, to schedule a meeting, or to get a complimentary expo pass please contact marketing@enablence.com.

About Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence Technologies Inc., (TSX VENTURE:ENA) a publicly traded company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, designs, manufactures and sells optical components, subsystems and systems to a global customer base.  Enablence's Systems Division has an expanding fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) product portfolio featuring a variety of architectural options. It enables service providers to evolve their access networks from traditional copper-based networks to advanced optical communications access networks that are based on state of the art IP and Ethernet standards, for triple-play voice, video and data services including HDTV, IP Telephony and ultrafast internet access.

Enablence's Optical Components and Subsystems Division is a global leader in applying Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) technology to integrate multiple components into a single optical chip to reduce footprint and costs. Network and equipment designers around the world turn to Enablence for a variety of components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul, including transceivers, splitters, waveguides, optical channel monitors, multiplexers, ROADMs, switches, tunable dispersion compensators, and photodiodes. The Division serves over 120 system and subsystem developers and its products have been integrated in all major communications networks world-wide, serving tens of millions of subscribers.

Forward Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Enablence Technologies Inc.
    Kevin Brown
    VP Systems Engineering