Optelecom-NKF Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

GERMANTOWN, Md. , April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC), a leading global provider of advanced IP-video network solutions, today announced it will release first quarter earnings after the market close on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 .

Optelecom-NKF president and CEO Edmund Ludwig will lead a conference call to discuss first quarter results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time , Thursday, May 1, 2008 .

Interested parties are welcome to call 800-638-4817 (International Dial In: 617-614-3943) and request the "Optelecom-NKF conference call" shortly before the designated start time or provide the participant passcode 25071317. The telephone conference call will feature a question and answer segment with management. For those parties unable to participate in the live conference call, a replay will be available from noon following the teleconference until April 8, 2008 . Those wishing to listen to the replay should call 888-286-8010 (International Dial In: 617-801-6888) and enter reservation number 25737680 when prompted.

The call is being web cast by CCBN and can be accessed at www.earnings.com or at Optelecom-NKF's website www.optelecom-nkf.com.

About Optelecom-NKF

Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC), is a global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions, including IP cameras, video servers/codecs, network video recorders, fiber transmission equipment, video management and video analytics software. We deliver complete solutions for traffic management and security of airports, seaports, casinos, prisons, utilities, public transport, city centers, hospitals, and corporate campuses.

Founded in 1972, Optelecom-NKF is committed to providing its customers with expert technical advice and support in addition to products that are developed and tested for professional and mission critical applications. All Optelecom-NKF IP surveillance solutions are marketed under the Siqura(R) name.

The Optelecom-NKF corporate headquarters is in Germantown, Maryland , USA, with European corporate offices in Gouda, The Netherlands , and sales offices or support covering Latin America , France , Spain , the UK, Germany , Italy , Dubai , and Singapore .

Investor inquiries should be directed to Mr. Rick Alpert at 301-948-7872.

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