Press Release

CHATSWORTH, CA —April 18, 2017—MRV Communications™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRVC) (“MRV®”), a global provider of innovative packet and optical solutions for service providers, data center operators and enterprises, announced that fiber-optic based regional broadband telecommunications service provider, BTC Broadband, has selected MRV to build out a strategic WDM network within the State of Oklahoma.  With the addition of MRV’s customized WDM solution to its network, BTC Broadband benefits from scalable bandwidth capacity to satisfy its internal needs, as well as the growing needs of its business and residential customers.

BTC Broadband heavily invested in fiber infrastructure across key residential and business areas in Oklahoma, including Tulsa.  This regional fiber backbone network enables BTC Broadband to launch service points in every business district along its network route.  The company further improves its fiber service offerings and enhances the quality of the end-user experience by incorporating MRV’s OptiDriver® optical transport solution to expand capacity and coverage of its fiber network. To facilitate solution deployment, MRV also supplied its Pro-Vision® Life Cycle Service Orchestration (LSO) software that significantly eases network operations and provides a complete set of automated tools, from planning and provisioning, to visualizing and optimizing packet and optical networks and services.

“In order to serve both our residential and business customers, BTC Broadband needed a cost-effective solution that satisfied current bandwidth requirements, with the ability to scale as needed,” said Scott Lowry, Chief Operations Officer for BTC Broadband. “MRV’s solution offered superior performance and simplicity of operation.  In addition, the company’s highly professional customer service made the selection process easy.  Because of MRV, we are now able to provide customers with optimal networking solutions that include an upgraded high-speed optical backbone, with the ability to expand to 100G capacity over time.”

“MRV prides itself on providing a consultative approach and works closely with our service provider customers to ensure all requirements are met,” added Scott St. John, Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Services for MRV Communications. “In this case, MRV not only provided a solution that met BTC Broadband’s design needs, but also supported critical delivery and service turn-up dates.”

BTC Broadband’s business services portfolio includes high-speed Internet access, data networking, local and long distance phone services, hosted and managed phone services, and computer and network disaster recovery services. MRV’s networking approach allows for a more reliable extension of BTC Broadband’s services and provides simplified end-to-end optical service provisioning and management.

Click here to learn more about MRV’s custom solution for BTC Broadband.

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