Modulight enhances customer service in China through distribution agreement with Broadtechs

Tampere, June 19th, 2003 – Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) and Broadtechs (Shanghai, China) have signed a distribution agreement that results in immediate improvement in customer support and sales activity of Modulight’s telecom and datacom lasers in Chinese market. The purpose of the agreement is to sell and promote Modulight’s products widely to China. Modulight’s product portfolio covers optoelectronic (OE) epiwafers, OE chips and packaged laser components.

Broadtechs has significant experience in distributing optoelectronic products and long-time presence in Chinese market. With its offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Chengdu, Beijing, Shenzhen and Wuhan it covers most important optical areas in China and thus ensures good customer service and continual presence for customers.

Modulight’s Fabry-Pérot laser products, from lower speeds up to 10Gb/s, have raised remarkable interest from customers in US, Europe and Asia. Distributor agreement with Broadtechs strengthens Modulight’s existing customer base and provides new customers in this competitive business environment. Modulight works in close co-operation with customers, offering them high product performance, customized products, cost-efficiency, full technical support and volume production capability.

“We are seeing increasing interest in our laser products within Chinese customers and we want to improve our local sales support in this rapidly increasing market area. We expect that coming DFB laser product releases will be well adopted also in China market. We have been co-operating with Broadtechs already for a while and are very satisfied with their response efficiency which is important for an agile company like Modulight”, commented Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, Modulight’s President & CEO.

Dr. Dong Zhang, Broadtechs President tells: ” We are excited to work with Modulight, and fully prepared to introduce their high quality optical subcomponents to China market. We are seeing steadily increasing demand from our customers for Modulight products. We expect fruitful cooperation between our companies.”

About Broadtechs

Broadtechs is the leading IC/Module/Subsystem distributor and service company in China. It has its headquarter in Shanghai and offices also covering Hong Kong, Chengdu, Beijing, Shenzhen and Wuhan areas. Broadtechs customers include top telecom, datacom, consumer electronics and IT companies in China.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight is an ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturer of high-performance optical subcomponents (laser die / chip) for datacommunications and telecommunications. The company achieved its first profitable result in 2002. Modulight creates unique business advantages for component and subsystem manufacturers worldwide by offering flexible high performance products, advanced design capabilities, and agile and reliable volume production capacity. Our products, based on semiconductor layers, are designed to increase the capacity and to enable the creation of flexible, scalable and cost-effective Metropolitan (METRO), Access and Enterprise networks.

Contact information

Modulight, Inc.
Mr. Seppo Orsila
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Tel: +358 20 743 9000
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