SOURCE: Optelian


March 09, 2010 08:45 ET

Optelian Extends European Sales Strength

Germany-Based Laser 2000 to Distribute Optelian Systems

MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) -  Optelian, a trusted optical transport system manufacturer, today announced an agreement with Laser 2000 to distribute and support Optelian's LightGAIN optical transport systems. Laser 2000 is based in Wessling, Germany and has branch offices and clients throughout Europe.

"Laser 2000 has a great deal of credibility and trust in the market. With their engineering, network competency and resources, they are a force to be reckoned with. Europe is a key market in Optelian's growth strategy and, together with Laser 2000, we anticipate strong market penetration," said Ajaz Hussain, director of business development, Optelian.

"Optelian products are an especially good fit for European networks," said Dr. Andreas Hornsteiner, managing director of Laser 2000. "Affordable bandwidth, future scalability and power consumption are key concerns in this market. With its unique architecture and industry-leading low power draw, Optelian's LightGAIN system fully meets these requirements."

About Laser 2000

As a specialist supplier to the photonics market, Laser2000 is committed to excellence in the quality of service and products provided to customers throughout Europe. Laser2000 is the largest European source of photonic products for industry and research.

The aim of Laser2000 is to provide strong technical support throughout Europe, offer innovative photonics products to its customers, provide local product support and application knowledge, supply products for industry and research establishments, provide efficient after sales support, offer excellent logistics for quick turnaround, offer seminars and workshops to enhance customer expectations and success, provide first class literature and product catalogues in local languages, and exhibit its product portfolio at all major trade shows throughout Europe

For additional information regarding Laser 2000, please go to

About Optelian

Optelian, a trusted designer and manufacturer of optical transport systems, serves some of the world's largest network operators. With more than 200 customers and over 93,000 wavelengths installed, the company is known industry-wide for its exceptional product quality, speed of delivery, superior customer support and custom-design capabilities. Since 2002, Optelian's portfolio of optical solutions has enabled telecom, multi-service operator (MSO), utility and enterprise customers to expand their fiber capacity so they can increase revenue and cost-effectiveness. The company's sales, marketing and service operations are located in Marietta, Georgia, with in-house development and manufacturing based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Contact for Optelian:
    Leah Wilkinson
    Wilkinson Shein Communications for Optelian
    +1 703-907-0010
    Email Contact

    Contact for Laser 2000:
    Laser 2000 GmbH
    Jan Brubacher
    Manager Marketing & Communication
    Argelsrieder Feld 14
    D-82234 Wessling
    Tel. +49 (0)8153 / 405-39
    Fax +49 (0)8153 / 405-33
    Email Contact