Optium Corporation designs and manufactures optical subsystems for use in telecommunications and cable TV network systems. The company offers a suite of optical subsystems, including transceivers, transmitters, analog RF over fiber products, line cards, circuit packs, and optical add/drop multiplexer products that deliver voice, video, and other data services for consumers and enterprises in the long haul, metropolitan, and access segments of telecommunications and cable TV networks. The companyâ€™s telecommunications transceiver products include 300 pin transceivers that are used in access, metro, and long haul fiber optic networks operating at 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s; and XFP transceivers, which are used in access, metro, long haul and storage area network applications for fiber optic transmission systems operating at 10Gb/s. Optium Corporationâ€™s analog and cable TV products portfolio consists of HFC externally modulated transmitter subsystem, HFC distribution transmitter subsystem, HFC distribution DWDM transmitter, HFC quadrature amplitude modulation distribution transmitter subsystem, and HFC node transmitter that are used in metro and access networks, as well as FTTH headend transmitter subsystem, which is used in access networks. It sells its products to network systems vendors and contract manufacturers through sales representatives primarily in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
Optium Corporation was formerly known as Optium, Inc. and changed its name to Optium Corporation in 2001. Optium Corporation was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania. As of August 29, 2008, Optium Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Finisar Corp.