Sunday, July 6, 2008

Ignis Awarded EU Grant for WDM-PON development

Ignis Photonyx had been awarded an R&D grant by the European Commission's ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Program for their next-generation WDM-PON technology. Together with other European telecom system providers, including Ericsson, Ignis Photonyx will lead a joint development effort called GigaWaM. The project is being funded by the European Commission for approximately US$4.7 million.

The project was initiated by Ignis Photonyx and will be technically-lead from the Ignis PLC-fab in Birkeröd, Denmark.

ignis Photonyx is a leading supplier of fiber optical components. It has operations in Norway, Denmark, Canada and China.

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