Zhone Technologies, Inc: Zhone Technologies Closes Q3 with Continued Momentum

Zhone Technologies, Inc: Zhone Technologies Closes Q3 with Continued Momentum


Aurora Arlet                       Zhone Investor Relations
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             Zhone Technologies Closes Q3 with Continued Momentum

   Leader in FTTH access solutions reports global growth and a rise in MXK


Oakland, CA - October 24, 2013 - Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a
global leader in FTTx network access solutions, continues to demonstrate
global growth and expansion for its industry-leading MXK(TM) by exceeding a
total of more than 5,300 system deployments with over 150 service providers in
40 countries by the close of Q3 2013.

Demonstrating strong market leadership, Zhone continued to focus its
deployment efforts on Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON), increasing
its GPON subscriber capacity to 36 million and shipping more than 4.3 million
of its GPON Ports globally. Additionally, Zhone shipped over 124,000 zNID
Optical Network Terminals (ONTs) and deployed more than 375,000 FTTx Optical
Line Terminals (OLTs).

"Zhone remains an innovative leader in the fiber network industry, increasing
its products and solutions and expanding its footprint globally," said Brian
Caskey, chief marketing officer at Zhone Technologies. "Zhone's MXK Platforms,
along with its zNID ONTs and its FTTx OLTs, provide business and residential
customers with leading-edge fiber solutions that improve service value and
provide opportunities for network enhancement."

Taking its global role seriously, Zhone strives to provide its customers with
fiber network solutions that are efficient and adaptable. The company's most
recent deployment announcement was with a cable operator in Argentina, where
Zhone enabled one of the largest GPON deployments in the country.

The MXK delivers industry-leading advances in access networking while meeting
carrier-class requirements for multi-service hardware and software. For
residential triple play and high-bandwidth business services over any FTTx
architecture, the MXK solution sets a new performance benchmark. The MXK is
the industry's first terabit access concentrator, featuring industry-leading
density, scalability and switching capacity.

Zhone's FiberHome portfolio of products and solutions, including the MXK
platform, fulfills the network requirements of both domestic and international
customers' broadband demands for residential users. For more information about
Zhone's MXK or other solutions in Zhone's FiberHome(TM) portfolio please visit

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.

Zhone, the Zhone logo, and all Zhone product names are trademarks of Zhone
Technologies, Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their
respective holders. Specifications, products, and/or product names are all
subject to change without notice.

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