TeraXion Inc.

TeraXion Inc.

May 30, 2012 09:30 ET

TeraXion Strengthens Its International Sales Presence in the Telecommunication R&D Labs and Optical Solutions Manufacturing Environment

QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - TeraXion, a leading manufacturer of optical components and modules for high-speed networks, announces today the agreement concluded with TeraComm and Ward/Davis Associates, adding them as sales representatives in the United States. This addition strengthens TeraXion's international presence and complements an already vast international distribution channel.

TeraComm and Ward/Davis Associates will offer TeraXion's product line designed for the needs of R&D telecommunication labs as well as the optical solutions manufacturing environment. TeraXion's product line includes tunable narrow-linewidth lasers, chromatic dispersion emulators, full C-band tunable filters and tunable dispersion compensation benchtop modules.

"Worldwide telecom labs are continuously seeking state-of-the-art solutions in order to succeed in research projects, which are becoming increasingly demanding", said Martin Guy, Vice-President of Product Management and Technology. "We want to work closely with our customers to provide solutions that fulfill today's needs while identifying tomorrow's requirements of next-generation optical communication systems", he added.

TeraXion is fully based in Quebec City, Canada. Its business model for promoting international sales is to partner with specialized local sales organizations such as I-Wave Co. in Japan, Luster LightTech in China, Wave Technologies in Israel, Boreal Communications in Brazil, Panoptics in South Korea and Municom in Germany.

"We are delighted to add TeraComm and Ward/Davis Associates to our international distribution channel. More than representatives, they will be true partners having our full and long-term commitment for a win-win business relationship", said Eric Pineau, Vice-President of Sales.

About TeraXion

TeraXion is a leading-edge photonic solutions provider for high-end optical communications applications, industrial lasers and optical sensing markets. Its line of chromatic dispersion management solutions includes Telcordia-qualified low-loss static and tunable dispersion compensators for terrestrial and submarine networks. TeraXion offers customized filtering solutions and narrow linewidth semiconductor laser sources for RF photonic and coherent detection systems. Presently, TeraXion is investing in photonic integration by developing a platform based on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology, which will enhance its product design and manufacturing.

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