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MRV Communications’ OptiPacket OP-X1 Wins the 2016
TMC Labs Innovation Award

MRV’s OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G Access Solution Snags Third Award This Year

CHATSWORTH, Calif. —October 12, 2016—MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named its OptiPacket® OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet (CE) 100G access solution as a 2016 TMC Labs Innovation Award winner, presented by INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award honors products that demonstrate unique features and offer significant contributions toward improving communications technology. The awards are presented to companies that have made groundbreaking contributions to the industry.

The OP-X1, a component of MRV’s MEF CE 2.0 certified OptiPacket portfolio of metro service edge solutions, combines the features of MRV’s optical and packet product suites. It is expertly designed and serves as the industry’s first purpose-built 100G Ethernet access device. The OP-X1 platform not only tackles the ever-expanding need for higher bandwidth, it also future-proofs customers’ networks in anticipation of next generation connectivity demands through superior scalability that allows for compatibility with thousands of CE services.

“We are proud and grateful to be recognized by the TMC judges for our ongoing innovation and leadership,” said Zeev Draer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for MRV. “The OP-X1 product is designed with swift, economical and highly scalable technology that enables future-proof migration paths to the new paradigm of an on-demand, dynamic and assured high-speed network.”

“The INTERNET TELEPHONY TMC Labs Innovation Award represents the best and most unique products and services that this industry has to offer,” stated Rich Tehrani, Chief Executive Officer, TMC. “MRV Communications has proven its commitment to the quality and further development of the IP communications industry through its OptiPacket OP-X1 Carrier Ethernet 100G access solution. We would like to congratulate the entire team at MRV for earning this honor. I look forward to seeing more innovative solutions from the company as it continues to contribute to the future of IP communications.”

For more information on MRV’s OptiPacket product portfolio, visit the company's website.


About MRV Communications

MRV Communications (NASDAQ: MRVC) enables service providers, data center operators and enterprises to make their networks smarter, faster and easier to operate. MRV’s end-to-end portfolio includes innovative packet, optical and software platforms designed for flexibility and reliability. To learn more about MRV visit and follow us on Twitter @MRVC.
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INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers. For more information, please visit

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