March 28, 2006 Livermore, CA -- Alloptic, a provider of Gigabit Ethernet passive optical networks (GEPONs), has signed a reseller agreement with Letlhaka Technologies of South Africa. As Alloptic's "value-added partner," Letlhaka will serves the sub-Saharan markets for security and fiber-optic communications.
"Alloptic's GEPON solution adds a proven, feature-rich, standards-based platform that lies at the core of the total solutions that we offer to our customers of today and the future," comments Corne van der Merwe, managing director of Letlhaka Technologies. "We have seen a growing demand for a flexible, reliable platform, capable of supporting TDM voice, data, and both RF and IP video services in gated communities and industrial sites. We extensively researched potential partners and technologies, and Alloptic's GEPON solution was the clear winner."
"We are pleased to be working with Letlhaka in the rapidly growing South African FTTX market," adds Art Schultz, VP of sales for Alloptic. "Alloptic's GEPON solution is proving to be a superior technology for the applications that Letlhaka is addressing. Letlhaka has clearly positioned themselves as the market leader in the design and deployment of FTTX solutions in the region."