Alloptic Goes Deep

Announces availability of a deep fiber solution for delivery of high-bandwidth services to residential and enterprise subscribers

July 10, 2001

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BALTIMORE – NFOEC – Alloptic, Inc. the leading provider of IP,Gigabit Ethernet fiber optic solutions for access networks, announced todayat the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) in Baltimoreavailability of its latest optical network unit, the curbG.E.A.R.” ONU.curbGEAR is a revolutionary deep fiber solution that enables networkproviders, for the first time, to deliver high-bandwidth fully convergedservices to residential communities, multi-dwelling (MDUs) and multi-tenantunits (MTUs) in either hardened outside plant, or indoor deployments.curbGEAR is an integral part of the GigaForceŒ system, and leverages widelyaccepted, manageable and flexible Ethernet technologies to deliver gigabitspeed data, toll-quality TDM or VoIP voice, high quality broadcast, andon-demand video to businesses and residential customers.The GigaForce family is a converged high-density carrier-class platformoffering network operators a revolutionary 1.25 Gbps symmetrical EthernetPassive Optical Network (PON) solution, as well as a flexible 100 Mbpspoint-to-point capability to best fit the network operator¹s architecture.The GigaForce family, announced earlier in the year and currently in fieldtrials worldwide, offers a complete fiber optic access solution. Itfeatures the edgeG.E.A.R.Œ Central Office chassis, and several opticalnetwork units (ONUs) designed for the complete range of fiber-to-the-xapplications. For residences and businesses, the GigaForce System delivers afull range of voice, IP video and high-speed Internet services to includePOTS, T1, 10/100BaseT, CATV, digital cable and interactive video."The deep fiber capability that the curbGEAR ONU brings to network operatorsis a paradigm shift from current broadband deployment solutions," saidArmando Pereira, Alloptic's Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Sales."With the new curbGEAR ONU we have delivered network providers a tool toextend their broadband footprint well beyond what is currently possiblewhile enabling them to offer high-bandwidth services Alloptic Announcesto MTU, MDU and residential subscribers. This includes assisting customerscurrently deploying DSL services with a hardened curbGEAR ONU capable ofefficiently interconnecting the new generation of remoted DSLAMs."Alloptic Inc.For more information on NFOEC, please visit the Light Reading NFOEC Site.

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