Aggressive Move in The Philippines to Support Telecom Operators with New Channel Partnership




The Philippines , 9 September 2008 – Aspen Optics announced today an aggressive move to strengthen support to telecom operators in the Philippines by appointing TIC Network Solutions Corporation as their channel partner in the country. The leading carriers in the Philippines have more than 4 years business relationship with Aspen Optics.  Now, having TIC Network Solutions Corporation as the distributor, extra local service is assured.   

  “TIC has 14 years experience in the Philippine market, distributing various telecom equipment to most telco operators.  Aspen Optics partners with TIC because of our strong existing relationships with the dominant telco operators in the Philippines and the product fit with our existing Telecom equipment portfolios”, said Archie G. Arcinas, President of TIC Network Solutions Corporation.

 “We are excited about working with TIC, with their strong distribution and excellent reputation for servicing our existing and future telecom customers. There has been significant interest in our new MetroBlazer™ products from the telcos here and we are expecting TIC to work with us to promote the deployment of our high quality, cost-effective family of layer 2 products including media converters and managed customer premise switches, said David Whitney, Managing Director of Aspen Optics. 


 “It is great to have this partnership with Aspen Optics, a forerunner in fiber optics. They have valuable international experience working with leading telecom operators in fiber connection. It is a good match to the extensive local knowledge and strong Telecom industry relationship from TIC”, said Archie G. Arcinas, President of TIC Network Solutions Corporation.

 The current fiber network of all the existing telco operators will definitely be able to take advantage of all the advanced fiber connectivity products that TIC will offer and service.  TIC Network Solutions will promote the fiber connectivity products from Aspen Optics to both the telecom operators and enterprise markets in the The Philippines. Aspen Optics’ product portfolio includes MetroBlazer™ distribution switches, CPE switches, concentrators and media converters as well as Geebic branded SFP, GBIC, Xenpak, XFP  and other next generation optical transceivers like X2 for 10GE networks.

 As value-added, every single product from Aspen Optics is tested in their in-house testing centre including interoperability and reliability before delivery. This is particularly important to carriers typically with multi-vendor network environments. Now with TIC as the distributor, the telco customers in the Philippines can better handle their network expansion with stronger local support.


 About Aspen Optics
Aspen Optics is a renowned provider of optical network connectivity products. Catering to the needs of global telecom carriers, network system integrators and distributors, Aspen Optics product line includes MetroBlazer™ CPE and distribution switches, concentrators and media converters as well as Geebic branded SFP transceivers, GBIC, Xenpak, 10GE X2 and other next generation optical transceivers. 

 Aspen Optics has more than 6 years experience in offering clients high quality, carrier-class tested products benefiting from its significant investment in an in-house testing facility in Hong Kong . Today, many of the most prominent telecoms and world class enterprises rely on the performance and reliability of Aspen Optics products in their mission critical networks.