March 03, 2009 08:00 ET

Huawei Awards JDSU With Core Partner Status

Ranking Allows JDSU to Continue Acting as Key Supplier of Optical Communications Technology to Top Telecom Network Provider

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it has been granted a Core Partner Award from Huawei, a leading provider of next-generation telecommunications networks. Huawei granted the Core Partner Award to JDSU based on key criteria that included the technology, quality, responsiveness, delivery and cost of its optical products and services. This is the second year that Huawei has granted JDSU the award.

"We are pleased that Huawei has once again granted JDSU with Core Partner status," said Alan Lowe, president of the Communications and Commercial Optical Products business segment at JDSU. "Huawei is one of our valued customers and we are honored to contribute to their success by providing leading technologies, high quality products and reliable delivery."

The award was granted to JDSU executives at Huawei headquarters in Shenzhen, China during a ceremony in February 2009.

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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, and network equipment manufacturers. 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. More information is available at

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