Lindsay Broadband and Omnitron Systems partner for cable-TV market

JANUARY 8, 2008 -- Lindsay Broadband will incorporate Omnitron Systems' iConverter Network Interface Devices and media converters into their FLEeX LM last-mile architectural product family for commercial services delivery.

JANUARY 8, 2008 -- Lindsay Broadband (search for Lindsay Broadband,), a manufacturer of last-mile HFC distribution products, and Omnitron Systems Technology (search for Omnitron), a provider of fiber-optic access systems for Carrier Ethernet networks, have announced a strategic development and sales partnership.

Lindsay Broadband will incorporate Omnitron Systems' iConverter Network Interface Devices and media converters into their FLEeX LM carrier class, integrated, last mile architectural product family for commercial services delivery. Lindsay Broadband will now offer a family of wired and wireless, MEF 9 and 14 compliant broadband delivery platforms that all terminate on a common, NEBS level 3 certified, Omnitron Systems media converter platform.

The combined offering is designed to provide a combination of affordability, flexibility, and performance, giving cable operators the ability to offer T1/T3/OC3/OC12 TDM services as well as fully managed, carrier-class Ethernet and wireless services to the enterprise business customer. When combined with the Lindsay Broadband FLEeX LM passive CWDM and wireless product family, cable operators are afforded significant flexibility for targeting enterprises with fully managed, carrier-class broadband services offerings, the companies add.

According to Dave Atman, president of Lindsay Broadband, "There is a large movement within the cable industry to deliver broadband services to the enterprise customer including legacy TDM as well as Carrier Ethernet offerings. Our partnership with Omnitron Systems enables Lindsay Broadband to expand our FLEeX LM product family for the cable industry and provide a best-in-class, integrated, last-mile technology solution allowing cable operators to create new broadband commercial services revenue streams while utilizing their existing HFC plant assets."

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