Orlando, FL – July 2010 Multicom is proud to announce a new addition to its feature-rich, value-priced fiber optic product line – the new, industry-leading wide bandwidth 1550nm MUL-1550TX-1000 Optical Transmitter. The MUL-1550TX-1000 Optical Transmitter is ideally suited for use in HFC and FTTH and many other fiber optic-based data, video, and voice networks, including Broadband Stimulus and FCC National Broadband projects and applications. Multicom’s 1550nm Transmitter now enables network operators to provide a more cost effective RFoG or PON solution in FTTH applications.

“The wide bandwidth, high performance 1550nm Optical Transmitter expands the reach, size, and capacity of the many network applications our line-up of fiber optic equipment provides for the FTTx industry. Proof again that Multicom provides innovation, value, and quality – at an unbeatable price.,” said Sherman G. Miller, Multicom’s President and CEO.

The MUL-1550TX-1000’s state-of-the-art features include an industry-leading 45-1000MHZ bandwidth, microprocessor-controlled high-quality DFB lasers, dual redundant auto-switchover power supplies, and a unique backlit front panel control display and digital controls – all in a microprocessor-managed, temperature-controlled, 1 RU rack-mount chassis with an integrated SNMP network interface. It is available in 6 and 10dBm output power levels to meet a variety of project requirements.

As a premier provider of design and services, manufacturing, and full-line stocking distributor for the FTTH, CATV, and traffic signal industries, Multicom is accelerating 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.

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