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Tektronix demonstrates breakthrough 65GHz optical test capability at OFC

March 19, 2002

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BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK), a leading innovator in optical communication technologies, today announced it will demonstrate a measurement performance breakthrough at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition in Anaheim, California, March 19-21, 2002. Tektronix will showcase 65 GHz optical bandwidth capabilities and the industry's first optical reference receivers (ORR) for 40 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) on its proven CSA8000B Communications Signal Analyzer platform. This marks the first ever demonstration of a technology that delivers this level of performance, enabling the optical industry's continued progress in developing new components and elements for 40 Gb/s equipment. "This demonstration of optical bandwidth and 40 Gb/s optical reference receiver performance is a milestone and underscores Tektronix' enabling role in evolving a new generation of optical communications products," said Rick King, Vice President, Optical Business, Tektronix. "This demonstration not only sets the stage for design and manufacturing solutions that will eventually support full-scale production of 40 Gb/s elements, it clearly reinforces our commitment to the optical industry as a key area for growth in the future." Tektronix Inc. For more information on OFC 2002, please visit: www.nottheofc.com

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