MetroNet Picks Orckit/Corrigent

MetroNet selects Orckit-Corrigent’s CM-4000 Carrier Ethernet and transport solution for deployment in company’s carrier network

July 15, 2009

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TEL AVIV -- Orckit-Corrigent (NASDAQ: ORCT), the leading Carrier Ethernet + Transport (CE+T) networking vendor, today announced that MetroNet, a Mexican telecommunication service provider, is upgrading its networking infrastructure with the Orckit-Corrigent CM-4000 portfolio. MetroNet is deploying Orckit-Corrigent CM-4000 in a few large metropolitan networks. The CM-4000 upgrades MetroNet’s “Carrier of Carriers” network and enables high-end connectivity solutions to most of the Mexican telecommunication operators.

“MetroNet has experienced significant traffic growth due to increasing demand for networking connectivity services,” said Miguel Angel Fernandez, Chief Technology Officer at MetroNet. “With Orckit-Corrigent’s CM-4000 portfolio, we can better serve our customers by offering transport-class capabilities in a packet-based network and improve our business case by increasing our network capacity, offering multi-service solutions, and reducing our total cost of ownership. We selected Orckit-Corrigent mainly due to their advanced and cost-effective technology, together with their standard Layer 2 MPLS capabilities that enable interoperability with our existing install base.”

Orckit Communications Ltd. (Nasdaq: ORCT)

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