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Zhone Technologies Enters 2013 with Strong Global Presence for FTTH
Leader in FTTx network access solutions demonstrates continued momentum for MXK
Oakland, CA - Feb 7, 2013 - Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global
leader in FTTx network access solutions, continues to gain momentum
global deployment of its industry-leading MXK(TM) multi-service access node
(MSAN), garnering substantial growth for its Gigabit Passive Optical Network
(GPON), Active Ethernet (AE) and Very-High-Bit-Rate Digital Subscriber Line
(VDSL2) connectivity. In Q4 2012, Zhone shipped more than 400 MXKs, expanding
the total number of MXK platform deployments to more than 4,400 units. To date,
the company has shipped more than 3 million of its GPON Ports globally and
generated a total subscriber capacity of more than 30 million.
In the FTTx market, Zhone has been recognized by industry analysts as a top-five
global player for its third consecutive year. The company has also been
outpacing projections and multiple suppliers within the market. Zhone's FTTx
customer base has grown at a CAGR of 66.5 percent since Q1 2009.
"Zhone continues to drive momentum for its FTTH network solutions across global
markets," said Teresa Mastrangelo, principal analyst at Broadbandtrends. "The
company's continued dedication to providing customers with leading-edge fiber
solutions that are able to scale to the unique needs of their network has
enabled it to be successful in both domestic and international markets."
"Zhone's MXK Platforms, combined with zNID(TM) GPON and AE Optical Network
Terminals (ONTs) and Zhone Management System (ZMS(TM)) provide customers with
the opportunity to expand network reach and service offerings, giving them the
means to stay competitive," explained Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer at
Zhone. Each of our solution portfolios - the IP Zhone, Zhone FiberHome(TM) and
Zhone FiberCell(TM) - allow customers to sustain and enhance the value of their
own copper, fiber and Ethernet investments for the long-term while designing a
Recently, Zhone's industry-leading ONT was deployed by North State, a leading
broadband and entertainment provider based in High Point, N.C., to deliver IPTV
and video services via fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). This win highlights Zhone's
consistent leadership and solution efficiencies.
Zhone's FiberHome portfolio of products and solutions, which includes the MXK
platform, fulfills the network requirements of both international and domestic
customers' broadband expansion efforts for residential users. Additionally,
growing opportunities in business services delivery provide ongoing prospects
for Zhone to further globally deploy the MXK with the company's FiberLAN
Featuring industry-leading density, scalability and switching capacity, the MXK
is the industry's first terabit access concentrator and provides non-blocking
capacity of up to 3,600 100 Mbps GPON subscribers or 360 1G Active Ethernet
subscribers. Zhone ONT deployment has also grown at a CAGR of 242 percent since
Q1 2009, while MXK OLT has grown at a CAGR of 238 percent for the same period.
For more information about Zhone's MXK solution or to learn more about its
various applications, including mobile backhaul, please visit the Zhone
FiberHome(TM) or Zhone FiberCell(TM) portfolios on the Zhone website.
About Zhone Technologies
Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in all IP multi-
service access solutions, serving more than 750 of the world's most innovative
network operators. The IP Zhone is the only solution that enables service
providers to build the network of the future.today, supporting end-to-end Voice,
Data, Entertainment Social Media, Business, Mobile Backhaul and Mobility
service. Zhone is committed to building the fastest and highest quality All IP
Multi-Service solution for its customers. Zhone is headquartered in California
and its products are manufactured in the USA in a facility that is emission,
waste-water and CFC free.
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