MRV Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: MRVC) (“MRV” or the “Company”), a leading provider of optical communications network infrastructure equipment and integration and managed services, today announced its participation as a Gold sponsor at the LambdaNet Forum in Hannover, Germany, January 25-26, 2011. Over 200 representatives from all sectors of the telecommunications industry are expected to attend the LambdaNet Forum to exchange their views on current technology and market trends.

Additionally, Vice President of Marketing for MRV’s Optical Communications Systems (OCS) division, Mr. Zeev Draer, will give a presentation titled, “Ensuring Enterprise Security in Optical Backhaul Networks,” which will provide attendees with an overview of trends, drivers and security challenges of the optical enterprise market. MRV solutions and key technologies for encrypting an optical network will be reviewed and discussed in further detail in a case study.

“The LambdaNet Forum will be an excellent opportunity for MRV and Zeev to share their expertise and discuss the future of optical network equipment with other telecommunications professionals,” said Mr. Barry Gorsun, President of OCS. “With its focus on data centers, cloud computing, green IT, Ethernet, optical integration, and Internet trends, this event is a natural fit for our technology and services.”

About LambdaNet Forum

The LambdaNet Forum has evolved as an independent industry gathering since 2000 to an institution. The event offers participants the opportunity to learn with industry experts through lectures and discussions on current market developments and technical trends. The topics of broadband strategies, planning, management and network optimization are at this conference for the German telecommunications and Internet industries in the foreground.

About MRV Communications, Inc.

MRV Communications, Inc. is a leading global provider of carrier Ethernet, WDM optical transport, infrastructure management equipment and solutions, as well as network integration and managed services. MRV’s solutions enable the delivery and provisioning of next-generation optical transport and carrier Ethernet services over any fiber infrastructure. MRV provides equipment and services worldwide to telecommunications service providers, enterprises, and governments, enabling network evolution and increasing efficiency, while reducing complexity and costs. Through its subsidiaries, MRV operates R&D centers in North America and Europe, along with support centers and sales offices around the world. For more information about MRV, visit http://www.mrv.com.

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