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Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs and manufactures optical communications products for cable television (CATV), fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), and Internet data centers. It provides various CATV products, including CATV transmitters, CATV nodes, CATV return-receivers, Ethernet over coax access points, small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transmitters/receivers, cooled and uncooled laser diodes, and photodiodes; FTTH products comprising WDM-PON OLT modules, gigabit Ethernet SFF products, video receiver modules, bi-directional and tri-port optical blocks, and laser chips; and Internet data center products, such as SFP transceivers and active optical cables. The company sells its products to CATV and telecommunications equipment manufacturers, Internet service providers, and Internet data center operators through its direct and indirect sales channels worldwide. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.

1,146 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/20/14
Founded in 1997

applied optoelectronics inc (AAOI) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: $355.6K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $196.7K
Chief Strategy Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $231.0K
Senior Vice President of Optical Component Bu...
Total Annual Compensation: $207.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

applied optoelectronics inc (AAOI) Key Developments

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Announces Manufacturing Facility in Taiwan

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. announced that it has executed a lease for a new and larger facility in Taiwan that nearly triples its manufacturing floor space, and provides 268,000 square feet of total space The facility more than triples the available floor space and is better suited for a manufacturing environment than the current space. Additionally, the new lease rate per foot is less than one-half that of the current lease, providing operational leverage. AOI's existing facility in Taiwan occupies approximately 61,000 square feet on four floors in a high-rise building. The new facility is a more traditional manufacturing facility, located just 20 minutes from current facility, and in a more suitable industrial park.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. to Showcase its Products at the Optical Fiber Conference

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. will be showcasing the company's products at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC), which is taking place on March 11-13, in San Francisco, California at Booth #3963. The showcase will be featuring a wide range of products, including: 40Gbps QSFP+ Transceivers; SR-4 and LR-4 compatible; smaller, more power-efficient than CFP; next generation lasers for ultra-high-speed digital broadband; DOCSIS 3.1 frequency range; standard 14-pin 'Butterfly' type package; designed for CATV head-end applications; sensing lasers; sub-100 kHz linewidth; acoustic sensing; and research applications.

Applied Optoelectronics Mulls Acquisitions

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NasdaqGM:AAOI) announced offering of 2.7 million shares. Applied Optoelectronics intend to use the net proceeds of this offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes, including developing new technologies, funding capital expenditures or making investments in or acquisitions of other businesses, solutions or technologies.


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