BroadLight to power Accton GPON ONT product line

AUGUST 10, 2009 -- Central office and customer premises equipment developer Accton has selected BroadLight's BL2345/48 for GPON optical network terminals and optical network units.

AUGUST 10, 2009 -- BroadLight (search Lightwave for BroadLight), a supplier of GPON semiconductors and software, has announced that Accton (search Lightwave for Accton) has selected BroadLight's second-generation GPON system-on-chip (SoC), BL2345 and BL2348, for its portfolio of GPON customer premises equipment (CPE). According to BroadLight, this relationship represents "a major win" for its organization.

"Accton is a world-leading broadband CPE vendor serving key OEMs and Tier 1 TEMs," says Didi Ivancovsky, founder and vice president, marketing at BroadLight. "A key vendor such as Accton selecting our GPON solution is a resounding statement to our products portfolio leadership."

"We are pleased to establish our relationship with BroadLight," says David Tsai, general manager of Carrier Access BU at Accton. "When we looked at the available product offerings, it was clear that BroadLight's GPON SoC integrated network processor is the best solution for quickly getting to market with a rich set of features, and it also provided a clear path forward for the long-term product offering."

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