IP, Jedai Sign Partnership Deal


Optical Ethernet vendor Internet Photonics Inc. and business-services
provider Jedai Broadband Networks Inc. signed a partnership agreement to provide
cable operators with technology to deploy voice, video and data services to

IP is supplying its "LightStack" family of optical Ethernet switching and
transport products, while Jedai will provide its "FrontRunner 3200 Access"
switch router.

IP has made headway with gigabit Ethernet deployments in cable operators’
video-on-demand systems. It's a short jump, IP executives said, to use some of
that capacity to supply voice and data services to businesses using Jedai's
commercial-services products.