Wave7 Thinks Mindspeed

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc., (NASDAQ:MSPD - News), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for network infrastructure applications, today announced that Wave7 Optics, an industry leader in optical broadband access systems, has selected Mindspeed's integrated burst-mode laser driver and limiting amplifier for use in its next-generation Trident7(TM) Optical Access Platform for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) applications.

Wave7 Optics' extensive optical network terminal (ONT) portfolio includes models that comply with the IEEE 802.3ah (EFM) standard and support a variety of single-family unit, multi-dwelling unit and commercial applications.

"Mindspeed is establishing itself as a recognized leader in the PON market and was the obvious choice for our next-generation laser driver requirements. The cost savings and performance benefits offered by the Eye-Minder(TM) technology, in particular the easy multi power level control, will help us establish the Trident7 optical access platform as a leader in both the GPON and GEPON markets," said Joe Martin, vice president of product marketing at Wave7.

"Mindspeed has made significant investments in research and development to reduce the overall costs associated with fiber optics module manufacturing. Our Eye-Minder technology streamlines module manufacturing by enabling the use of lower-cost lasers, while eliminating the need to do extensive temperature characterization and tuning during assembly," said Hasnain Bajwa, executive director of marketing at Mindspeed. "Wave7's selection of Mindspeed's solution demonstrates the end-to-end value customers perceive in our M02090."

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