Press Release

Zhone Technologies to Showcase Multi-Service Access Solutions at TelcoTV 2011

Zhone introduces new Zhone EZ FiberService offering and highlights expanded Zhone FiberHome and zNID ONT portfolio at key industry tradeshow

Oakland, CA — October 18, 2011 — Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZHNE), a global leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced its participation at TelcoTV 2011 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Oct. 25-27. As the industry comes together to discuss emerging video services at TelcoTV, Zhone (booth #109) will demonstrate its latest product and solution offerings and showcase its industry-leading multiservice network access solutions.

Today's consumers demand a more personalized experience with advanced content and application choices –at anytime and on any device. As operators prepare to meet this demand, the need to upgrade network capabilities becomes inevitable. Zhone's access solutions deliver a broad range of fiber and advanced copper capabilities in a single converged solution, and its advanced all-IP multi-service product portfolio is ideally suited for any combination of residential or business broadband, voice and entertainment services.

"Operators are making significant investments in IP network upgrades in an effort to provide high quality video and interactive services, on a multitude of devices," said Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer, Zhone. "The flexibility and increased density of our solutions, along with unmatched support, are the core reasons operators turn to us, to quickly and cost-effectively advance their networks."

At TelcoTV 2011, show attendees will be introduced to the recently announced EZ FiberService professional services offering, as part of Zhone EZ Service™ portfolio, which focuses on network installation and service provisioning. The company will also unveil new product offerings in its Zhone FiberHome and zNID ONT portfolio. Other products on display will be the industry-leading MXK chassis based MSAN, zNID GPON and Active Ethernet ONTs and VDSL2/ADSL2+ CPEs.

Zhone has deployed more than 2,000 of its fully redundant, carrier-grade all-IP MXK MSAN and OLT platforms with more than 150 service providers in more than 40 countries. 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.

For more information about Zhone's MXK solution or to learn more about its various applications, including mobile backhaul, please visit the Zhone FiberHome™ or Zhone FiberCell™ portfolios on the Zhone website, or stop by Zhone's booth # 109 at TelcoTV 2011 in New Orleans, Oct. 25-27, 2011.

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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