New Member Optelian: Networking B2B Invitation
February 22, 2013

OTTAWA, February 22, 2013 - The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance is pleased to announce that Optelian is our newest member company, helping to advance our Innovation Nation Campaign.

Optelian is a trusted global provider of flexible packet-optical networking solutions. Designed and manufactured in Ottawa, Optelian's modular systems allow service providers to build high-capacity, next-generation, carrier-grade, fiber-optic networks. The company is known industry-wide for its exceptional product quality, superior customer support, professional services and network design capabilities.

"Optelian is pleased and honoured to become a member of CATA and support their Innovation Nation campaign," says Optelian CEO David Weymouth. 'It is our belief that as part of CATA, opportunities for Optelian to grow and prosper are significantly enhanced. We recognize that CATA membership provides a unique advantage in advancing our Canadian and International market growth strategies. CATA's national advocacy and research efforts in many core areas of shared interest are of great service to all Canadian businesses and well worth our investment and support."

Special Invitation - Limited Space Available
Join CATA's VP Research, Kevin Wennekes, as he helps celebrate Optelian's milestone achievement of 10 years of profitable, organic growth and recent wins of the Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 awards.

An intimate reception of senior industry, government, academic and news media leaders will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 27, to celebrate these achievements and learn more about the launch of their new brand and the release of their 100-Gb/s transport solution.

To register your interest in attending, please contact Jeff McNamee at

About Optelian
Optelian is a trusted designer and manufacturer of intelligent optical networks serving most of the largest North American carriers. Optelian delivers premium, value-based solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations.

Optelian maintains complete in-house development and manufacturing in Ottawa, giving customers the benefit of greater customization, faster delivery and best in class quality.

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