MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - November 22, 2010) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that Huawei, a leading telecom solutions provider for optical networks worldwide, has granted JDSU its Excellent Core Partner Award. The award was presented to JDSU at the 2010 Huawei Supplier Quality Conference in Shenzhen, China in early November.

JDSU earned the award based on its delivery of innovative optical technology to Huawei, including its Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexor (ROADM) and Tunable XFP products.

"Receiving the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Award is a great milestone for JDSU," said Alan Lowe, president of Communications and Commercial Optical Products at JDSU. "It represents our commitment to provide telecom leaders with innovative technology that increases the performance of optical networks."

JDSU was one of only two optical suppliers to receive the award.

JDSU ROADM products make it possible for network operators to add or drop network capacity and to flexibly support increased bandwidth needs in various parts of an optical network. This lets consumers and businesses better use on demand services such as voice, video and data applications.

In September 2010, Infonetics Research, a telecom market research firm, named JDSU as the leading provider of ROADMs for the first half of calendar year 2010 in its "2010 Biannual ROADM Components" report.

More on JDSU Tunable XFP Technology
JDSU Tunable XFP products act as a key interface that convert optical signals into electrical data as they exit optical networks. JDSU announced the first Tunable XFP product to the optical communications industry in March 2009.

A Tunable XFP is 85 percent smaller than previous transceiver products, opening up valuable real estate in network central offices. It is the first pluggable solution that allows customers to easily provision more transceivers with a "pay-as-you-grow" approach without affecting network performance.

About JDSU
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) enables broadband and optical innovation in the communications, commercial and consumer markets. JDSU is the leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, network equipment manufacturers, enterprise customers, and mobile operators. JDSU is also a leading provider of innovative optical solutions for medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications. To learn more about JDSU please visit,, and follow JDSU on Twitter: