Enablence Technologies Inc.
TSX VENTURE : ENA

Enablence Technologies Inc.

May 27, 2009 18:11 ET

Enablence Receives 2008 TMC Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 27, 2009) - 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, is pleased to announce that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named both the BAS-150 Broadband Access Switch and the TRIDENT7™ 8-Port GPON High Density Blade as recipients of a 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

"Enablence has been recognized with a 2008 Product of the Year Award for its excellence in the advancement of voice, data and video communications," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief, "Enablence has proven that it is committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience, as well as ROI for the companies that use them. It is pleasing to see Enablence recognized for its efforts and accomplishments and we look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes companies for their groundbreaking achievements and demonstrated vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2008 have been selected as recipients of this year's Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

The BAS-150 Broadband Access Switch allows carriers to offer dedicated services to business customers requiring T1 or Gigabit Ethernet connection while effectively aggregating traffic coming from a broad set of customers into an efficient transmission towards the network core.

The high density TRIDENT7™ 8-Port GPON High Density Blade is being shipped to customers worldwide. Each T7-PIM-8984 8-Port ITU G.984 GPON Platform Interface Module serves up to 2,048 subscribers from a single chassis. The Enablence GPON interface supports data rates of 2.488 Gbps downstream and 1.244 Gbps upstream and includes two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports that can be used to provide customers with higher bandwidth to meet future needs.

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. The Division's network equipment has been deployed with 420 service providers worldwide that serve over 4 million subscribers.

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 worldwide, serving tens of millions of subscribers.

Forward Looking Statements

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Contact Information

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