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NeoPhotonics Receives Huawei Golden Supplier Award at Core Partner Convention
Focus on Modules for High Speed 40G and 100G Systems

SHENZHEN, China & SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that it has received the prestigious Golden Award as an Excellent Core Partner from Huawei Technologies, one of the world's leading providers of telecommunications network solutions.

At an awards ceremony at Huawei's corporate headquarters in Shenzhen, NeoPhotonics was honored for its contributions as a supplier of innovative technology, plus high-quality and on-time delivery of its optical products for high-speed, agile and access communications networks. NeoPhotonics Chairman and CEO Tim Jenks attended the event.

Of the more than one thousand suppliers that Huawei works with each year, the award is given only to companies that consistently deliver the highest performance and quality products that meet Huawei's highly specialized requirements. Out of 30 vendors of optical products, Huawei selected six as Core Partners, and, out of the six, four, including NeoPhotonics, were given the Golden Award for supplier excellence. This is the third time that NeoPhotonics has been recognized as a Huawei Core Partner.

"We are honored that Huawei chose NeoPhotonics to win this prestigious Supplier Award," said Tim Jenks, CEO of NeoPhotonics. "We are proud that NeoPhotonics has been integral to the success of Huawei, just as Huawei has been pivotal to the success of NeoPhotonics. We believe that we provide the highest value to our customers by not only delivering high-performance and high-quality products, but also by working seamlessly with our customers, leveraging our engineering strength, supply chain systems, and collaborative working relationships to anticipate their needs. This recognition by Huawei is a testament to the high quality products and volume manufacturing capabilities of NeoPhotonics."

Huawei has grown to become the second largest mobile network equipment provider in the world, serving more than 470 telecommunications operators in over 130 countries worldwide. Huawei was one of the earliest customers of NeoPhotonics and NeoPhotonics has supported Huawei's expansion over most of the last decade.

About NeoPhotonics

NeoPhotonics is a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. The company's products enable cost-effective, high-speed data transmission and efficient allocation of bandwidth over communications networks. NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2000 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen, China. NeoPhotonics has been included in the Russell 3000(R) Index since its reconstitution in June 2011. For additional information, visit

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