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Zhone to Debut Advanced Fiber-to-the-Node Portfolio at FTTH Conference 2011 in Milan

New solutions will be an extension of Zhone's market-leading FTTx portfolio to extend broadband connectivity and create new opportunities for global operators

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZHNE), a global pioneer in FTTx network access solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing new fiber access solutions at FTTH Conference 2011 in Milan, Italy, February 9-10, 2011.

"Zhone is focused on developing and delivering the industry's most comprehensive FTTx access portfolio," said Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer, Zhone. "However, we don't just want to give operators a quick-fix solution for today's challenges. Our customers need to be able to migrate seamlessly to the next generation of high-bandwidth, high-speed network technologies today, as well as in the future, without significant investment requirements.

"Our ultimate goal is to provide our customers with cost-effective flexibility to either extend the use of deployed copper or overlay an advanced fiber access network to satisfy the end-user's advanced connectivity, communication and entertainment needs."

In addition to show floor demonstrations, Zhone will also preview its vision for the "Network of the Future" with customers and partners during its Executive Technology Conference 2011 in Milan, Italy, on February 8, 2011.

For more information about Zhone's MXK solution, please visit http://www.zhone.com/products/MXK/. For additional information about Zhone's MXK or zNID platforms, or to learn more about the new FTTN portfolio that will be unveiled at the show, please visit www.zhone.com or stop by Zhone's booth #S13 at FTTH Conference 2011, February 9-10, 2011.

About Zhone Technologies

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in fiber access transformation for service provider and enterprise networks, 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.

Contacts:

Zhone Investor Relations Tel: +1 510-777-7013 Fax: +1 510-777-7001 Email: investor-relations@zhone.com
Aurora Arlet Edelman for Zhone Public Relations Tel: +1 404-460-8578 Email: aurora.arlet@edelman.com

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