, a global leader in the design and development of Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (GEPONs), the most widely deployed next generation access network solution, announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with value-added distributor DF Countryman
as part of its continuing expansion in sales channels worldwide. DF Countryman is an industry leader in serving multiple service operators (MSOs) with broadband solutions.
"We are excited to add Alloptic's GEPON and micro-node optical access products to our portfolio," said Rick Countryman, President of DF Countryman. "With Alloptic's products, we are able to offer MSO's and Telco's the greatest array of flexibility in rolling out fiber-to-the-premise networks. With this partnership, our customers have access to the only PON solution with demonstrated, field experience in delivering RF and IPTV."
Alloptic is an industry leader in the development and deployment of IEEE Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network (GEPON) technology. Alloptic's access network solution has been deployed around the world and offers the only GEPON solution with five years of field hardened, operational history. The Alloptic solution leverages a standard ITU PON architecture while delivering a gigabit of bandwidth. With a native ability to support traditional TDM voice over an Ethernet-based platform, Alloptic is able to provide today's worry free telephone services while seamlessly supporting next generation services like IP HDTV.
"We are pleased to have DF Countryman as a strategic distribution partner," said Mike Serrano, Director of Marketing for Alloptic. "Cable operators recognize the operational advantage of placing fiber all the way to the subscriber. Alloptic's portfolio of products allows operators the flexibility to provide a solution that meets their economic and service objectives."