OTTAWA and MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwire - Sep 4, 2012) - Optical networking specialist Optelian is accompanying the Honourable Ed Fast, Canada's Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway on a trade mission to Southeast Asia. In conjunction with this trade mission, Optelian is pleased to announce that Myanmar Post and Telegraph (MPT) is utilizing Optelian's LightGAIN Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems for its cellular backhaul and backbone network. MPT is installing a state-of-the-art wireless infrastructure throughout the country with support and installation services from Myanmar World Distribution.
"MPT chose Optelian's DWDM system for their backhaul network as it is the best fit for their operational requirements," comments Josephine Su, Director of Myanmar World Distribution. "Their next-generation transport network requires a highly scalable solution with support for Ethernet services. The flexible LightGAIN system architecture, with its integrated Ethernet aggregation functionality and its quality and reliability, addresses the demands of MPT's network growth and challenging environmental conditions."
"We are proud to have this opportunity to participate in Myanmar's telecom infrastructure development and to contribute to its economic development," says Mike Perry, President of Optelian. "To support rapid growth, smart mobile devices, and high bandwidth applications, we have worked with Myanmar World Distribution to create a scalable design, using state-of-the-art network technologies, to future-proof the MPT network."
Minister Ed Fast said, "Emerging from decades of isolation, this country is poised to accelerate its economic growth and I'm pleased that Canadian technology will play a role in raising the standard of living of the Burmese people as economic and democratic reforms go hand-in-hand."
Optelian is a trusted global provider of advanced multi-technology optical networking solutions for access, metro, long-haul, campus and data center interconnect applications. Designed and manufactured in North America, Optelian's LightGAIN system allows network operators to build high-capacity, next-generation, carrier-grade WDM networks. The company is known industry-wide for its exceptional product quality, superior customer support and network design capabilities. Optelian's research, design and manufacturing operations are based in Ottawa, Canada, with sales, service and marketing located in Marietta, Georgia. For more information, visit www.optelian.com and follow us on Twitter @Optelian.
About Myanmar World Distribution
"Myanmar World Distribution Co. (MWD) is one of the forefront leaders in Myanmar's IT, Telecom and broadcasting industry. MWD represents many of the leading technology suppliers in the rapidly evolving IT and Telecom industry. Being a leading value-added-distributor cum systems integrator, it has offices in Yangon, Mandalay, Naypyidaw and Singapore facilitating customer needs. With over fifteen years of experience in technology and delivering exceptional customer service, MWD is equipped to deliver any solution the market requires in a very short period.
Some of its project include design and implementation of the national wide e-office, design and integration of ISP pops, design and installation of internet data centers, building metropolitan networks with the technology of DWDM and SDH, turnkey backbone network with DWDM and SDH technology, design and installation of digital ready turnkey TV transmission centers, Nation Wide Government Payroll System, used to optimize government spending and provide educational institutions with valuable statistical data, to ensure the greatest efficiency in planning and execution of infrastructure projects."
Canadian Trade Mission to Southeast Asia
The Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, is on a trade mission to Southeast Asia to further deepen Canada's trade and investment ties in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region. The trade mission takes place from August 27 to September 3, 2012, and comprises visits to Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Burma.