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Dasan Picks Phothena Transceivers

Korea's Dasan Networks, a subsidiary of Siemens, picks Phothena transceiver for optical Ethernet

August 14, 2006

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CALGARY, Alberta -- Phothena Optics, a provider of low cost bi-directional SFF optical transceiver using plastic Optical Sub-Assembly (OSA), and Dasan Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Siemens, Korea's leading supplier of broadband access equipment today announced that Phothena's 155Mbps bi-directional SFF optical transceivers are designed into Dasan's equipment for 100Mbps high speed internet. Korean Telecom has selected this solution for volume deployment in Korea's Optical LAN network rollout.

<> "This is an important milestone for us and we are delighted that Dasan Networks, Korea's leading supplier of broadband equipment, has selected Phothena's bi-directional SFF optical transceiver for its optical Ethernet solutions," said Dr. Yung Sung Son, President and CTO of Phothena Optics. Optical LAN service network at apartment complex with a single fiber optical transceiver solution shall provide most cost effective way of expansion of subscriber capacity without additional deployment of optical cables.

Mr. In Sik Choi, Deputy General Manager, Dasan Networks, Inc., said, "We are very pleased to be partnering with Phothena Optics in supplying a leading-edge optical Ethernet solution for the high speed internet applications. Their devices match the performance and cost for this highly competitive optical LAN market. From our experience, this is the only solution that achieves the low cost required for high volume deployment. Korea leads the world in broadband users and we are committed to increasing the number of users by increasing the performance of the network while lowering operating costs."

Phothena Optics Corp.

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