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March 6, 2014

OE Solutions and AimValley introduce Chronos Smart SFP™ TS (Transparent SyncE)

By OE Solutions

HILVERSUM, the Netherlands and GWANGJU, Korea, March 6, 2014 — OE Solutions and AimValley are introducing Chronos Smart SFP™ TS (Transparent SyncE) to support synchronization on electrical Gigabit Ethernet links.

Chronos Smart SFP™ TS conforms to the Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) standard defined by ITU-T and is fully transparent for Precision Time Protocol (PTP) messages as defined in IEEE 1588v2 over a copper connection. This product allows operators to utilize copper Ethernet cables on SFP ports while still fulfilling the stringent timing requirements in applications such as LTE-Advanced in mobile networks.

“The new Chronos Smart SFP™ TS is an electrical Gigabit Ethernet SFP that is SyncE-compliant in both directions. The product matches delays in both ingress and egress directions for the IEEE 1558v2 PTP messages to ensure accurate time-of-day synchronization. This makes Chronos Smart SFP™ TS a perfect choice for mobile backhaul applications with copper Gigabit Ethernet links,” says Theo Muys, CEO of AimValley.

You can visit OE Solutions and AimValley at Booth #2213 during the OFC 2014 conference (San Francisco, CA, USA), March 11-13, 2014, for a live demonstration of our Smart SFP™ solutions.

About OE Solutions
OE Solutions is a leading supplier of optoelectronic transceivers for broadband wireless and wireline markets. The company specializes in single-fiber and WDM products, designed to withstand industrial temperature range, with integrated “intelligence” for monitoring and troubleshooting networks in layer 2 and above. OE Solutions expanded its operations to become one of the key suppliers to many reputable system manufacturers around the world since 2003. An outstanding R&D team continuously engineers innovative, agile, and robust products to further accelerate customers’ experience. For more information about OE Solutions, please visit www.oesolution.com.


About AimValley
AimValley provides state-of-the-art technological solutions for telecommunications and data communication systems providers. The company offers a full range of system level services including product definition and architecture, software design, systems testing, hardware design, and factory introduction. From stand-alone consultancy to comprehensive turnkey solutions, AimValley builds on its experience at leading telecom suppliers and technology research labs. For more information about AimValley, please visit www.aimvalley.com.