Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Telco Systems to Acquire Metrobility Optical Systems

Telco Systems agreed to acquire Metrobility Optical Systems, an early developer of optical Ethernet demarcation solutions for the deployment of carrier Ethernet services. The acquisition will integrate Metrobility's intelligent Ethernet service demarcation devices with Telco Systems' metro Ethernet access solutions to offer service providers a wider range of carrier Ethernet demarcation options, as well as augment Telco Systems' cable provider customer base. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Metrobility is a privately held company based in Merrimack, New Hampshire, with distribution in more than 40 countries. With more than 15 years of experience in Ethernet, Metrobility has more than 70 service providers (CLECs, MSOs and PTTs) and thousands of large enterprises utilizing its products worldwide.

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