Orlando, FL – April 2010 Multicom is proud to announce another addition to its feature-rich, value-priced fiber optic product line – the new MUL-MN-1000D-5/42 Optical Micro-Node. This joins the family of products which include Multicom’s 1310nm Optical Transmitter and Optical Return Path Receiver. The Optical Micro-Node is ideally suited for use in two-way and high density/MDU HFC and FTTH networks as well as in many other fiber optic-based data, video, and voice networks, including Broadband Stimulus and FCC National Broadband applications.

The Optical Micro-Node’s state-of-the-art features include: a compact, 2-way optical receiver and transmitter, a 54–1000MHz forward bandwidth, a 5–42 MHz return bandwidth, a wide optical input range of -6 to +3 dBm, optical input from 1260-1620nm, and a 25dBmV RF output.

As a premier provider of design and services, manufacturing, and full-line stocking distributor for the FTTH, CATV, and traffic signal industries, Multicom is continuing the expansion of its line of reliable, feature rich, value-priced fiber optic products. Multicom’s fiber optic product line also includes Corning fiber optics-based products and a wide selection of fiber optic accessories, splitters, jumpers, pigtails, and media converters designed to meet the demanding requirements of data, video, and voice networks.

“The Optical Micro-Node compliments our line-up of fiber optic equipment for the FTTH industry, incorporating a wide variety of features at an unbeatable price. They are now being used in stadiums, hotels, office parks, and MDUs – for high density solutions, and yet these are so cost-effective that even telcos have started using them in FTTx networks with single family homes.”, said Sherman G. Miller, Multicom’s President and CEO.

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