Enablence Technologies Inc.
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Enablence Technologies Inc.

May 04, 2011 10:02 ET

Enablence Strengthens TRIDENT7 Platform With New Products

New Series of ONTs Increase Performance and Features Including Integrated Residential Gateway Services for its Widely-Deployed TRIDENT7 FTTx Universal Access Platform

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - 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, today announced the expansion of its industry leading series of Optical Network Terminals (ONT) for its TRIDENT7 Universal Fiber Access Platform. Designed for high performance termination of passive fiber optic links, the new indoor Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) E-4020i and indoor Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) G-4021i products bring Service Providers a highly integrated ONT solution capable of supporting traditional, fiber-based services while providing the option for the deployment of home router and wireless services to residential and business customers.

"The market for GPON and EPON solutions worldwide has experienced strong growth and service providers around the world require reliable, cost effective solutions to help them leverage this technology in their ongoing next-generation network transformation," said Mike Skubisz, President of Enablence Systems Division. "The TRIDENT7, with its unique ability to support both EPON and GPON, coupled with these incredibly feature-rich ONTs, enables operators to deploy the most appropriate fiber access technology for their specific application."

The Enablence ONTs offer the high performance and flexibility to support traditional telcos, MultiSystem Operators (MSO) and open access architectures.

Features include:

  • Integrated Residential Gateway features including NAT, Firewall and DHCP via software upgrade

  • Model option to include support for IEEE 802.11n wireless bridging and routing functionality

  • Deployment options for wall mounting and desktop mounting

  • 1Ghz RF video support for RF Overlay (G4021i)

  • Future support for CableLabs™ DPoE™ 1.0 (E4020i)

  • Four (4) customer-facing 10/100/1000 ports

  • Two VoIP enabled POTS ports supporting SIP, H.248, and MGCP

  • Aesthetically-pleasing enclosure, designed for indoor residential or business deployment

  • Enhanced service modes to support open access deployments for use with multiple video and voice providers over one network

For more information on Enablence's new ONT family, please visit http://www.enablence.com/access.

About Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence Technologies, Inc. ("the Company" or "Enablence") is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures and sells fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) equipment and multi-service access platforms for triple-play residential and business services and optical components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul markets to a global customer base. Enablence delivers a key portion of the infrastructure for next-generation telecommunication systems. The Company's product lines address all three segments of optical networks: Access, connecting homes and businesses to the network; Metro, communication rings within large cities; and Long-haul, linking cities and continents. The Company's Access solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across both copper and fiber-based network infrastructures.
For more information, visit http://www.enablence.com or follow Enablence on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/Enablence.

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