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GigOptix Nets $750K to Update Modulator Drivers

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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 12, 2011 — GigOptix Inc., a supplier of electronic and electro-optic components for fiber optic systems, has received a $750,000 purchase order for its 100G quad driver for use by a tier 1 telecommunications customer in its 100G dense wavelength division multiplexing networking systems. Delivery is planned for the second and third quarters of 2011.

GigOptix’s GX62450 100G DP-QPSK (dual polarization-quadrature phase shift keying) driver is designed to be plug-in compatible with industry-available 100G multiplexer and Mach-Zehnder modulators. The GX62450’s GPPO connectorized form factor ensures optimal radio-frequency coupling to the 100G optical modulator inputs and also occupies less board-level space than comparable surface-mounted devices.

Padraig O’Mathuna, vice president of marketing for the company, commented, “100G is quickly becoming an industry reality driven by increased demand for more bandwidth due to smartphone usage, IPTV and cloud services, as well as other video- and data-intensive applications.

“Next-generation wired and wireless networks will require high-speed optical links to enable the content delivery demanded by consumers. In fact, Cisco is predicting a compounded annual growth rate for IP traffic of 34 percent through 2014. We see robust demand for our 100G products in 2011 and expect the 100G market to be one of the major growth engines for our company going forward.”

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Apr 2011
100G DWDM100G quad driverAmericasBusinessCaliforniaCommunicationsdense wavelength division multiplexingdual polarization-quadrature phase shift keying driverElectronics & Signal Analysisfiber optic systemsfiber optic telecommunicationsfiber opticsGigOptixGX62450 100G DP-QPSKmodulator driversPadraig O’Mathuna

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