BroadLight is awarded a key PON DBA patent

August 17, 2009

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- BroadLight, the leading supplier of GPON Semiconductors and software, today announced that it has been awarded patent number 7,573,897 by the US Patent Office for a “Method and grant scheduler for cyclically allocating time slots to optical network units.” The patent applies to a grant scheduler and method for cyclically allocating time slots to traffic container (T-CONTs) included in one or more optical network units (ONUs) for transmitting respective data based on known respective service level agreements (SLA) for each T-CONT.

“BroadLight has always been focused on improving our OLT design and put a special effort on innovative Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation (DBA) algorithms”, said Eli Weitz, CTO of BroadLight “This systems-level knowledge and IP protection is a major competitive advantage and our customers will benefit from this in every IC design we deliver to the market.”

BroadLight Inc.

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