Orlando, FL – July 2011 Multicom is proud to announce two more exciting additions to its feature-rich, value-priced fiber optic product line – the new RFoG MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module and the modular MUL-OTC-14 Optical Transport Chassis, providing up to 28 optical receiver ports for RFoG/GPON network links (up to 1792 homes) all in a single 4 RU chassis. This joins the family of fiber optic and RFoG products which also includes Multicom’s recently announced RFoG ONU. The MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module is ideally suited for use in optical headends in RFoG FTTH and many other fiber optic-based data, video, and voice networks, including Broadband Stimulus and FCC National Broadband applications, providing a unique industry-leading modular solution.

The RFoG MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module’s state-of-the-art features include: 2 high sensitivity, low noise, wide dynamic range optical receivers in a single module, input wavelengths of 1100 to 1620nm, and input sensitivity from -12dBm to -27dBm. Also included is remote management by SNMP, software controlled attenuation from 0 to 30dB, low power consumption, and module hot-swap capability. The companion chassis provides 14 growth slots in a 4 RU height, with hot-swappable redundant power/fans/modules, SNMP remote management, and a local display with management interface.

“The modular RFoG Return Path Receiver and related chassis complements our line-up of fiber optic equipment for the FTTH industry, incorporating a wide variety of features and future-proof flexibility at an unbeatable price. It continues Multicom’s overall strategy of providing new product line innovations, exceptional value, and quality”, said Sherman G. Miller, Multicom’s President and CEO.

As a premier provider of design and services, manufacturing, and full-line stocking distributor for the FTTH, CATV, and traffic signal industries, Multicom is rapidly expanding its line of reliable, feature rich, value-priced fiber optic products. Multicom’s fiber optic product line also includes 1310 and 1550nm Optical Transmitters, 1550nm EDFAs, Optical Micro-Nodes, WDM, RFoG ONU, Corning fiber optics-based products and a wide selection of fiber optic accessories, splitters, jumpers, pigtails, and media converters – all designed to meet the demanding requirements of data, video, and voice networks.

Established in 1982 and headquartered in Orlando, FL, Multicom maintains sales offices, rep agencies and sub-distributors throughout North and Latin America. Multicom stocks over 13,000 products from more than 270 of the world’s major manufacturers which are used to acquire, process, and distribute audio, video, data, energy, and traffic control signals over fiber optic, copper, and coax cable. Its affiliate company, Mconnect, Inc. provides Next Level VoIP residential and business telephone services through resellers and cable operators.

For more information, call 1-800-423-2594, e-mail to multicom@multicominc.com or visit www.multicominc.com