SOURCE: Octasic Semiconductor

Octasic Semiconductor

August 04, 2009 09:00 ET

Octasic Selects PMTEK to Represent and Support Its Media Processing Solutions in Korea

Distribution Partnership Expands Local Presence to Korean Telcos

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - August 4, 2009) - Octasic Inc., a leading innovator of media processing and wireless solutions, today announced that it has selected PMTEK Inc., a distributor specializing in voice and video switching network products, as its distribution partner in Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, PMTEK will offer sales support for Octasic's full line of media processing hardware and software solutions to the Korean telecommunications market.

"We're excited to add Octasic's full line of media processing solutions to our broad range of voice and video networking solutions for telecommunications equipment manufacturers," said E S Shin, CEO of PMTEK. "As a full-service solutions provider, we have the local technical support and expertise necessary to serve Octasic's current customers as well as help grow its customer base throughout Korea."

Octasic's products are based on its unique self-clocking Opus DSP core architecture, which provides the highest performance-to-power ratio in the industry. Coupled with Octasic's pristine voice and video quality algorithms, developers can significantly reduce their system cost while enhancing total solution quality.

"PMTEK has the sales and marketing experience, solid technical background and reputation with customers that we look for in a distribution partner," said Fabio Gambacorta, vice president of sales and business development at Octasic. "Our leadership in video afforded by the Vocallo MGW software is of particular relevance to the Korean IVVR (Interactive Voice and Video Response) and mobile video markets."

Octasic continues to deliver a complete line of specialized products for communications equipment both directly and through its network of international distribution representatives throughout North America, Europe, EMEA, and Asia. Octasic's product family includes the award-winning Vocallo MGW, a media gateway solution that increases system density while reducing system cost by delivering the lowest power per channel, Vocallo BTS, a fully integrated digital signal processor sub-system optimized for Layer 1 GSM/EDGE basestation applications, and the OCT6100 series of echo cancellation and voice quality enhancement devices.

About Octasic

Octasic Inc. is a global provider of media and wireless modem processing silicon and software solutions for the converged carrier, enterprise and end-point communication equipment markets. The company's leading quality VoIP and multi-standard wireless basestation DSP solutions are based on Opus, a unique clock-less DSP architecture. Octasic allows next-generation equipment manufacturers to significantly reduce system costs by offering unmatched performance in terms of density and power consumption. Founded in 1998, Octasic is a privately-held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.


PMTEK is a sales and business development company that specializes in voice and video switching network products. Catering largely to the Korean telecommunications market, its sales, marketing and technical background has landed them multiple Tier 1 partnerships like TELCOs, Samsung PBX and LG-Nortel.

PMTEK upholds an exceptional reputation in the telecommunications space, with expertise in TDX Switch system, CDMA Mobile system, VoIP Gateway/Phone, PABX, Repeater, Transmission System and Media Gateways. Founded in 2005, PMTEK Inc. is based in Korea.

Contact Information

  • Octasic Contact:
    Joyce Radnor or Bree Clidence
    SVM Public Relations
    +1-617-787-5192 or +1-760-754-7025
    Email Contact or Email Contact

    PMTEK Contact:
    Eung Sun Shin
    Email Contact
    Tel : 82 31 478 3756
    Fax : 82 31 478 3758