EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.

EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.

October 19, 2005 09:00 ET

EXFO/Investor/Media Advisory: Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Financial Results for Fiscal 2005, Thursday, October 20, 2005, 5 p.m. Eastern time

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc. (TSX:EXF.SV)(NASDAQ:EXFO) announced today that it will release its fourth-quarter and year-end financial results for fiscal 2005 after the close of stock markets on Thursday, October 20, 2005. The release will be followed by a conference call at 5 p.m. (Eastern time) to review EXFO's results. To listen to the conference call and participate in the question period via telephone, dial 1-416-620-2406.

Germain Lamonde, Chairman, President and CEO, and Pierre Plamondon, CA, Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will participate in the call. An audio replay will be available one hour after the end of the conference call until 7 p.m. on October 27, 2005. The replay number is 1-402-977-9141. The live audio Webcast and replay of the conference call will also be available on EXFO's Website at www.exfo.com/investors.

WHO: Germain Lamonde, EXFO's Chairman, President and CEO
Pierre Plamondon, CA, Vice-President of Finance and CFO

WHAT: Fourth-quarter and year-end financial results for fiscal

WHEN: Thursday, October 20, 2005, 5 p.m. (Eastern time)

HOW: Via telephone (1-416-620-2406) and Webcast

About EXFO

EXFO is a recognized test and measurement expert in the global telecommunications industry through the design and manufacture of advanced and innovative solutions as well as best-in-class customer support. The Telecom Division, which represents the company's main business activity, offers fully integrated and complete test solutions to network service providers, system vendors and component manufacturers in approximately 70 countries. One of EXFO's strongest competitive advantages is its PC/Windows-based modular platforms that host a wide range of tests across optical, physical, data and network layers, while maximizing technology reuse across several market segments. The Photonics and Life Sciences Division mainly leverages core telecom technologies to offer value-added solutions in the life sciences and high-precision assembly sectors. For more information about EXFO, visit www.exfo.com.

Contact Information

  • EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc.
    Vance Oliver
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (418) 683-0913, Ext. 3733