ZTE selects PMC-Sierras metro transport solutions for Unitrans optical platforms

January 21, 2009

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- PMC-Sierra, Inc. (NASDAQ: PMCS - News), the premier Internet infrastructure semiconductor solution provider, today announced that ZTE Corporation, a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, has selected PMC-Sierra’s CHESSTM metro transport architecture for its Unitrans product line. ZTE’s Unitrans series of optical network products is widely deployed by over 250 operators in more than 90 countries worldwide.

The CHESS family of solutions enables ZTE to provide a modular, scalable metro transport architecture with reduced power and cost that addresses Service Providers’ demand for higher levels of integration and flexibility. These benefits improve fiber efficiency, reduce capital and operational costs, and enable Service Providers to introduce and more effectively manage both new Ethernet and existing T1/E1 services.

“PMC-Sierra’s field-proven CHESS chipset family is the best solution to boost network capacity, enable cost-effective upgrades and deliver new services required by carriers,” said Mr. Ke Chu, chief system architecture engineer of ZTE Corporation’s Wireline Product R&D Institute. “Triple Play service deployment continues to drive up bandwidth requirements and PMC-Sierra’s best-in-class technology, software re-use and technical support gives us significant time-to-market and development cost advantages.”

PMC-Sierra Inc. (Nasdaq: PMCS)

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