New Products from Champion ONE Fill Unique Telecom Niche, Supported by SFP, SFP+ Form Factors

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – June 17, 2015 – Champion ONE, a leading provider of optical transceivers and passive network systems, is announcing the general availability of transceivers supporting Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) protocols. Supporting this protocol will enable Champion ONE to serve its telecom customers even better, through supplying products that enable communication between wireless radio towers and base stations. These new additions will be sold under Champion ONE’s Passport™ line of universal transceivers.

The following form factors will support the CPRI protocol:

“As a leading supplier to top telecom service operators, Champion ONE has encountered strong demand for mobile front-haul solutions driven by small cell distributed antenna deployments and next generation upgrades to service growing smartphone bandwidth usage,” explains John Jutila, CEO of Champion ONE. “The market for front-haul optical transceivers already exceeds $500 million annually, according to Lightcounting, and our new CPRI product offering directly addresses this growth segment while helping our customers continue to expand their infrastructure.”

All Champion ONE transceivers are compliant with their respective MSAs. These transceivers serve as a direct replacement for hot pluggable OEM transceivers and carry an industry leading 5-year warranty.

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About Champion ONE

Champion ONE is a global supplier of standards-based, carrier-grade network solutions for clients in the service provider, enterprise, healthcare, education and government sectors. The company’s transceivers, optical filters and optical systems are optimized for use with the industry’s leading OEM platforms. For additional information about Champion ONE, call 800-860-7466 or visit our website at

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