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Omnitron in the News

Peterborough, Ontario and Irvine, California (January 8, 2008) – Lindsay Broadband, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless last mile HFC distribution products, and Omnitron Systems Technology (www.omnitron-systems.com), a leading 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 complete 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 new solution provides 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 a tremendous amount of flexibility for targeting enterprises with fully managed, carrier class broadband services offerings. As described by 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.”

According to Arie Goldberg, CEO of Omnitron Systems, "We are pleased with our strategic partnership with Lindsay Broadband, a highly respected MSO industry player. This relationship will allow Omnitron Systems to deliver state-of-the-art, carrier class Network Interface Device and media converter components for Lindsay’s FLEeX LM last mile architectural solution. The new product family from Lindsay Broadband takes advantage of the world-class equipment performance and support of Omnitron Systems Technology. We are looking forward to supplying Lindsay Broadband with our MEF 9 and MEF 14 compliant iConverter™ fiber access products, as well as assisting them with the development of other innovative network infrastructure products."

About Lindsay Broadband
Lindsay Broadband is based in Peterborough, Ontario and manufactures a diverse range of last mile communication products. Lindsay’s product offering includes Wi-Fi and mesh wireless systems with integrated device provisioning, hard line passives, trunk and distribution amplifiers, free space optic systems, headend and subscriber passives, a range of MDU amplifiers, mini optical nodes, WDM fiber optic equipment, and NEBS/MEF compliant media converters. Lindsay markets and sells to the worldwide telecommunications market. For more information visit www.lindsaybroadbandinc.com.

About Omnitron Systems Technology, Inc.
Omnitron Systems Technology provides fiber optic access systems for next-generation Ethernet networks, and accelerates the delivery of managed optical Ethernet services into the existing infrastructure of service provider access and enterprise networks. For product and reseller information, contact the sales department at Omnitron Systems by phone at 800-675-6410 or 949-250-6510, or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Omnitron Systems is headquartered in Irvine, California.

iConverter is a trademark of Omnitron Systems Technology, Inc.

About the Metro Ethernet Forum
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) is a global industry alliance comprising more than 130 organizations including telecommunications service providers, network equipment/software manufacturers, semiconductors vendors and testing organizations. The MEF’s mission is to accelerate the worldwide adoption of Carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. The MEF develops Carrier Ethernet technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide. For more information about the Forum, including a complete listing of all current MEF members, please visit the MEF web site at http://www.MetroEthernetForum.org.

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Ty Estes
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