Photline and AdLightec Merge
BESANCON, France, June 6, 2008 -- Photline Technologies, a supplier of optical modulation products, announced it has merged with French startup AdLightec, a supplier of high-speed electronic modules. The new company will operate as Photline Technologies. Terms were not disclosed.
"AdLightec state-of-the-art, high-speed digital and microwave electronic circuits and modules combined with Photline Technologies lithium niobate modulators will provide the industry with high-performance optical modulation solutions," Photline said in a statement. "This merger gives Photline Technologies a key position in the marketplace, as it now owns a technology platform capable of designing and manufacturing both the optical and the electronic parts of high-bandwidth and high-data-rate optical modulation solutions."
The combined technologies will enable it to design more powerful and better-integrated optical modulation solutions for markets including telecom, defense, instruments and sensing, it added.
Henri Porte, CEO of Photline Technologies, said, "This merger positions Photline Technologies in an unparalleled situation to better serve existing customers of both companies and to expand its customer base by offering more complete solutions that meet market’s expectations. It will allow the company to accelerate the regular growth it has experienced since its creation."
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