Oplink Named Tellabs' 2012 Supplier Of The Year

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oplink Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPLK), a leading provider of photonic components, intelligent modules and subsystem solutions, today announced that it has been named Tellabs' 2012 Supplier of the Year. The award was presented at Tellabs' Supplier Alliance Day in Naperville, IL on August 9, 2012.

Oplink was awarded the Supplier of the Year title by excelling in "all aspects of Tellabs' supplier management principles, including: technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery, cost and environment," according to the statement announcing the award.

"We are humbled to be recognized for the second time with this prestigious award," commented Joe Liu, Chairman and CEO of Oplink. "With this encouragement, we will continue to invest resources in our OMS capabilities to offer our customers higher levels of integration for superior product cost and performance," concluded Mr. Liu.

About Oplink

Oplink is a leading provider of design, integration and optical manufacturing solutions (OMS) for optical networking components, modules and subsystems. Oplink offers advanced and cost-effective optical-electrical components and subsystem manufacturing through its facilities in Zhuhai and Shanghai, China. In addition, Oplink maintains optical-centric front-end design, application, and customer service functions at its headquarters in Fremont, California and has research facilities in Zhuhai and Wuhan, China and Taiwan. Oplink's customers include telecommunications, data communications and cable TV equipment manufacturers around the globe. Oplink is committed to providing fully customized, photonic foundry services incorporating its subsystems manufacturing capabilities. Learn more at www.oplink.com .

About Tellabs

Tellabs innovations advance smart networks to help our customers succeed. That's why 80% of the top global communications service providers choose our mobile, optical, business and services solutions. We help them get ahead by adding revenue, reducing expenses and optimizing networks. Tellabs (Nasdaq:TLAB) is part of the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Ocean Tomo 300 ® Patent Index, the S&P MidCap 400 Index and several corporate responsibility indexes including the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, FTSE4Good and eight FTSE KLD indexes. www.tellabs.com
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