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Press Release -- December 1st, 2014
Source: MRV Communications
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Telstra’s CE 2.0 Network Named Most Innovative for Wholesale Services

Leading service provider wins Broadband InfoVision Award for network built with MRV aggregation, access and management solutions

CHATSWORTH, California, December 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

MRV Communications ™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) ("MRV®"), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions, today congratulatedTelstra-the largest wholesale Carrier Ethernet service provider in Australia-on winning a Broadband InfoVision Award in the "Most Innovative Wholesale Product or Service" category. The company delivers wholesale services that enable customers to provide retail services, increase service management, improve subscriber satisfaction and grow revenue. The Broadband InfoVision Awards program recognizes excellence within the broadband marketplace, with Telstra honored for demonstrating the ability to push broadband capabilities and become a global leader in wholesale services.

Telstra was the first service provider in APAC and the second operator in the world to receive Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification. Telstra has built a resilient national network utilizing MRV's CE 2.0-certified aggregation, access and management solutions that are optimized for the large-scale operational environments of Tier 1 carriers. MRV's OptiSwitch® solutions and Pro-Vision® service provisioning and network management system provide automated service provisioning and SLA verification and monitoring to supportTelstra's advanced Ethernet services.

"Very high service performance is critical to being competitive in today's Carrier Ethernet marketplace. To ensure services are delivered at the highest quality, service providers must build and maintain advanced scalability, capacity and management throughout the network," said Scott St. John, senior vice president of global sales and service at MRV Communications. "We congratulate Telstra on creating high-performing products that enable wholesale customers to meet the needs of the most demanding, next-generation networks. Receiving the Broadband InfoVision Award demonstrates that Telstra is a successful industry leader and broadband service innovator."

The Broadband InfoVision Awards were presented at Broadband World Forum 2014, in Amsterdam.

About MRV Communications

MRV Communications is a global provider of converged packet and optical solutions that empower the optical edge and network integration services for leading communications service providers. For more than two decades, the most demanding service providers, Fortune 1000 companies and governments worldwide have trusted MRV to provide best-in-class solutions and services for their mission-critical networks. We help our customers overcome the challenge of orchestrating the ever-increasing need for capacity while improving service delivery and lowering network costs for critical applications such as cloud connectivity, high-capacity business services, mobile backhaul and data center connectivity.

For more information please visit http://www.mrv.com.

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SOURCE MRV Communications LTD.

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