Tellium expands opens assembly and development lab in New England

Aug. 1, 2001--Tellium, a provider of an in-service, intelligent core optical switch, announced it has expanded its operations to Boxborough, Mass., in order to position the company within close proximity to many industry manufacturers.

Tellium (Nasdaq:TELM), a provider of an in-service, intelligent core optical switch, announced it has expanded its operations to Boxborough, Mass., in order to position the company within close proximity to many industry manufacturers.

Tellium's new location includes almost 10,000 square-feet of space which will be used for general offices, research, training, and light assembly including a development laboratory dedicated to intelligent core optical switches. These high-capacity, scalable switches are installed in the core of telecommunications networks to manage the flow of optical signals, which are beams of light carrying voice, video, and data traffic, transmitted over fiber-optic cables. A team of approximately twenty engineers and supply-chain managers is currently based at the new Boxborough location.

Earlier this year, Tellium announced a 93,000 square-foot expansion of its New Jersey facility. That expansion included more than 60,000 square feet of manufacturing space in West Long Branch, N.J., for the development and testing of Tellium's optical switching products, as well as another 25,000 square feet for sales and customer support staff.

About Tellium:

Tellium delivers high-speed, high-capacity, intelligent core optical solutions to create, run, control and optimize networks. For more information, visit www.tellium.com.

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