EXFO Donates Testing Units to Philippines Operators

EXFO is proud to contribute to help rebuild the telecommunication network destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan.

QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - EXFO is proud to contribute to the effort given to rebuild the Philippines' infrastructures which have been destroyed by the typhoon, Haiyan, on November 8th.  In collaboration with our local distributor, Access Frontier, EXFO will donate testing units to local operators PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone) and Globe Telecom. These units including our OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) and OSA (Optical Spectrum Analyzer) will help telecommunication companies detect and analyze network failures. It is very important to get networks up and running quickly to help the victims reconnect with their families.

"On behalf of the whole EXFO team, our thoughts are with the people affected by this devastating event. We feel powerless, and we hope that our contribution will help as many people as possible," said Germain Lamonde EXFO's Chairman, President and CEO.

About EXFO
Listed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireline and wireless network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks—from the core to the edge. Key technologies supported include 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS, Ethernet, OTN, FTTx, VDSL2, ADSL2+ and various optical technologies accounting for more than 35% of the portable fiber-optic test market. EXFO has a staff of approximately 1600 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com and follow us on the EXFO Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube.


For further information:

Marie-Anne Grondin
Corporate Communications
(418) 683-0913, Ext. 23417

Vance Oliver
Manager, Investor Relations
(418) 683-0913, Ext. 23733


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