Actelis Networks Signs Full Service Partnership Agreement With telent plc

Partnership will deliver carrier Ethernet services across the U.K. and Western Europe

FREMONT, Calif., March 13, 2008 - Actelis Networks®, a leading global supplier of Carrier Ethernet over Copper™ solutions, today announced it has entered into a full service partnership agreement with telent plc. This agreement allows United Kingdom-based telent to sell, service, and fully support Actelis Networks’ portfolio of Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) over copper products. Actelis has distinguished itself as the clear leader in this fast emerging market, providing reliable and highly scalable symmetrical Ethernet solutions from two to 100Mbps for small to medium-sized businesses and private enterprises. Actelis’ award-winning EFMplus™ technology quickly and economically delivers higher connectivity and advanced broadband services with fiber-like performance to almost any customer by utilizing the existing copper infrastructure.

Achieved over a number of years, telent plc possesses a unique pedigree in the technology services industry, with core competencies in building, migrating and supporting communication networks for service providers and enterprise customers in the U.K. and other parts of Europe.

“I am delighted to be working with such an experienced and professional organization as telent to supply and completely support our growing number of carrier Ethernet over copper deployments in the region,” said Yaron Altit, vice president of European sales at Actelis. “With its impressive logistics facility in the U.K., complemented by their professionally trained staff, telent can provide Actelis’ EFM products and services to our larger service provider customers throughout Europe.”

Telent brings extensive experience of deploying large scale access solutions within the U.K., such as the installation of DSL equipment, for many network operators. The company is presently supplying Actelis’ carrier Ethernet over copper solutions to a major London-based ULL operator, enabling them to provide scalable, high-bandwidth services to their business customers.

“Telent’s partnership with Actelis is testament to our ability to collaborate with Actelis in the sale of their world-class carrier Ethernet over copper solutions, as well as provide professional network installation and customer support services,” said Mike Toole, sales director for telco product resale at telent. “We are looking forward to working with Actelis in the European marketplace to deliver these exceptional EFM products and services with the added advantage of a scalable one-stop shop that provides efficient and speedy deployment of access networks in the region.”

About telent plc
telent plc, based in Coventry, supplies a broad range of communications support services to telecommunications operators, large enterprises and government agencies in the U.K. and Germany, leveraging its accumulated knowledge of customers’ networks, its expert field force, and its scale and reputation for quality. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TLNT. Additional information about telent plc can be found at www.telent.com.