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NeoPhotonics Announces Access to Video Interview on SNN Live from Harris & Harris Group Meet the Portfolio Day at the Nasdaq MarketSite

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 1, 2012-- NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN) (the “Company”), 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 an interview with Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of the Company from the Harris & Harris Group Meet the Portfolio Day is now available at

The interview was recorded by SNN Live on March 13, 2012, at the Nasdaq MarketSite. SNN is a micro-capitalization stock news source. The video is also available on the NeoPhotonics website at

“We make chips that help deliver to you voice, data and video. If your internet or mobile phone gives you a very clear signal so that you can watch your choice of movie live in your pocket, then it is partially due to the bandwidth that we provide,” Mr. Jenks begins. The Company’s photonic integrated circuits are, “chips that work with light, as light. Essentially, light goes into the chip, is manipulated by the chip, and all the networks that provide voice, network data and video are really optical. Keeping the light in the light domain is what our chips do,” Mr. Jenks explains.

In the video, Mr. Jenks goes to describe the market for this technology when he states: “Today, everyone is using more and more bandwidth…our chips are helping you deliver your message every day in the optical domain by wireless means or desktop means. The chips help make it possible for the bandwidth that is being consumed. There’s an order of magnitude increase happening almost annually in the amount of bandwidth that is being used, and we have to keep up with that,” Mr. Jenks concludes. For additional information, visit

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 (USA) and Shenzhen, China. NeoPhotonics has been included in the Russell 3000® Index since its reconstitution in June 2011.

© 2012 NeoPhotonics Corporation. All rights reserved. NeoPhotonics and the red dot logo are trademarks of NeoPhotonics Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward Looking Statements

The statements from Mr. Jenks in this press release regarding the performance of the Company’s PICs and bandwidth usage are forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions and current expectations. The company’s actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions. The risks and uncertainties that could cause the company’s results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include but are not limited to: the acceptance rate and timing by customers of new PIC-based product introductions; general conditions in the telecommunications equipment industry or the world economy generally; and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in the company’s documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about risks that may impact the company’s business is set forth in the “Risk Factors” section of the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 30, 2012. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to NeoPhotonics as of the date hereof and qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, and NeoPhotonics assumes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements.

Source: NeoPhotonics Corporation

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