GigOptix touts 40G, 100G optical communications design wins

GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB: GGOX) says it has received what the supplier of electronic and electro-optic components described as “significant orders” for its GX3220 40G transimpedance amplifier (TIA) and its GX62455 100G Mach-Zehnder (MZ) optical modulator driver devices from “a number” of new Tier 1 customers.

GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB: GGOX) says it has received what the supplier of electronic and electro-optic components described as “significant orders” for its GX3220 40G transimpedance amplifier (TIA) and its GX62455 100G Mach-Zehnder (MZ) optical modulator driver devices from “a number” of new Tier 1 customers.

The company did not divulge the identities of the customers, nor the exact number of orders.

GigOptix did say that it expects these initial purchase orders will be delivered in the first half of 2011. They carry the potential to generate “significant” additional revenue in second half 2011 and into 2012, the company adds.

"We are very happy to see our strategy of focusing on the high growth 40G and 100G markets bearing fruit," stated Padraig O'Mathuna, GigOptix vice president of marketing.

GigOptix's GX3220 is a differential input linear TIA designed for 40-Gbps RZ-DQPSK receiver applications. The GigOptix GX62455 is a 100-Gbps quad Mach-Zehnder modulator driver in a GPPO module.

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