Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI) is engaged as a fiber optics networking company, which provides products for internet datacenters, cable TV, telecommunications, and home fiber internet access. Shares of the networking company are rallying 36% through early trading on Friday, September 16, 2022. Over the past three months, Applied Optoelectronics has seen average daily volume of 264,720 shares. However, volume of 36.33 million shares or dollar volume of around $128.97 million, has already exchanged hands through early trading.
Shares of Applied Optoelectronics are gaining after the company announced the launch of its new brand, Quantum Bandwidth. The new brand will have an initial four products: cable plant signal generator, broadband digital access shelf module, broadband digital access node module, and an extended spectrum line extender amplifier.
The Quantum Bandwidth Cable Plant Signal Generator (CPSG) will be capable of producing OFDM and 256-QAM signals from 54 MHz to 1794 MHz. The CPSG product will be able to help test and validate extended spectrum DOCSIS HFC equipment.
The broadband digital access shelf module is slated for use in a HFC headend in order to completely digitalize broadcast and narrowcast signals. The node module is capable of being retrofitted into existing HFC nodes in order to enable DAA-like digital transport over existing HFC networks with MERs of +45 dB typical.
Applied Optoelectronics says its extended spectrum line extender amplifier is designed to help support DOCSIS 4.0 and data capacity up to 10 Gbps. The extender will feature an advanced electronic control & monitoring, power efficiency settings, fully-automated setup and more.
The company says it plans on showcasing its Quantum Bandwidth products, along with the rest of its optical modules, at the SCTE Cable-TEC Expo in Philadelphia, PA. The Expo will be held at the Philadelphia Convention Center between September 20-22, 2022.
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