Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZHNE), a global leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced its participation at 2011 FTTH Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 28-30, 2011 and 2011 Broadband World Forum in Paris, France, Sept. 27-29, 2011. As key industry players convene at each event, Zhone will demonstrate its latest product and solution offerings and showcase its industry-leading fiber network access solutions at its booths. “As bandwidth intensive applications explode, now is the time to discuss the future of FTTx solutions, as well as the role deep fiber and advanced copper networks will play in supporting economic development in the U.S. and internationally,” noted Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer of Zhone. “As seen with our recently announced MXK 194 and MXK 198 additions to our MXK product line, Zhone continues its fervent pursuit of domestic – and international – FTTx deployments for our globally diversified and growing customer base. As evident from our fast-growing MXK product line, our products and solutions are addressing unique and critical needs of our customers in residential, business and other deployments including hospitality, educational and first responder communications.” At both FTTH Conference and Expo and BBWF, Zhone will showcase its recently expanded broadband portfolio including the new MXK 194/198 1U OLT and zNID 24xx GPON ONTs. Other products on display will be the industry-leading MXK chassis based MSAN, zNID GPON and Active Ethernet ONTs and VDSL2/ADSL2+ CPEs. Zhone has deployed more than 2,000 of its fully redundant, carrier-grade all-IP MXK MSAN and OLT platforms with more than 150 service providers in more than 40 countries. Featuring industry-leading density, scalability and switching capacity, the MXK is the industry's first terabit access concentrator and provides non-blocking capacity of up to 3,600 100 Mbps GPON subscribers or 360 1G Active Ethernet subscribers.