Trilithic, Inc. and Buckeye CableSystem Announce R&D Collaboration
Agreement Offers Potential to Accelerate New Product Entries into Global Market
May 12, 2014 --
INDIANAPOLIS and TOLEDO, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilithic, Inc., an industry leader providing telecommunications solutions for major Broadband markets around the world, and Buckeye CableSystem, Inc., the 25th largest cable operator in the United States, announced today that they've entered into a research and design collaboration to develop and commercialize new products for the telecommunications market.
The strategic partnership offers the potential to support accelerated new product entries into the global cable market and deliver innovative technologies that will improve service delivery and customer experience. Research and design initiatives will support collaborative management of Trilithic's product development process from concept to launch.
Buckeye will call upon its significant customer base to provide direct feedback and customization of Trilithic products through voice-of-the-customer research and in-field testing. The joint effort will give Buckeye the latest in technological advances with Trilithic products during the term of the strategic partnership and provide Trilithic with critical feedback on next-generation technologies introduced in ALPHA/BETA product releases.
Terry Bush, CEO and Co-Founder of Trilithic, commented, "This is an important deal for each of our companies that supports our commitment to industry leadership and product innovation. We're excited to enter into this venture with our long-term strategic partners at Buckeye. Like us, they're committed to technological advancement, exceptional customer service and the opportunity to strengthen our positions in the market."
Jim Wolsiffer, Director of Technical Operations at Buckeye CableSystem, said, "With the fast pace of technical change in our business, a company such as ours that is at the front edge in offering advanced services to our customers,a close relationship with a technical leader in our industry is paramount in specifying, developing, testing and implementing the devices required to support these services. With our ability to make decisions locally and have members of both teams able to interact directly we see the benefit of this strategic partnership quite clearly."
About Trilithic, Inc. (www.Trilithic.com)
Trilithic, Inc. is an industry leader providing telecommunications solutions for major Broadband and RF & Microwave markets around the world. Key product groups include instruments and service assurance systems for major Broadband providers; RF and Microwave components and subsystems for cellular, military communications and many other wireless industries; and government-mandated Emergency Alert Systems used by HFC service providers and broadcasters in the United States. In all of these industries, Trilithic has earned a reputation for innovation, technical performance and flexibility in meeting customers' exacting requirements. For more information visit www.trilithic.com.
About Buckeye CableSystem, Inc. (www.BuckeyeCablesystem.com)
Buckeye CableSystem, Inc. is the largest cable firm operating in the Toledo area, and is the 25th largest cable operator in the United States according to the National Cable Telecommunications Association. It was founded in 1965 and is the second oldest continuously-owned large-city cable system in the U.S. In December, 2011, Buckeye CableSystem was singled out by Communications Technology magazine as System of the Year for its accomplishments in technical advancement, customer service, and a number of other areas. In 2010, Buckeye CableSystem was named one of the top ten Best Employers in Ohio. Buckeye is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toledo-based Block Communications, Inc., which also owns newspapers, television stations, a telephone company, and a fiber-optic-cable construction firm. For more information visit www.BuckeyeCableSystem.com.
SOURCE Trilithic, Inc.
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