Orckit-Corrigent strengthens its sales and marketing efforts in the Philippines CE+T networking provider boosts
presence in APAC with new Sales office in the Philippines, headed by industry veteran Lindsay Ryan
Tel Aviv, Israel, January 21, 2010 - Orckit Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORCT), the leading Carrier
Ethernet + Transport (CE+T) networking vendor, today announced the establishment of a new office in Manila to
address the Philippines telecommunication sector. Mr. Lindsay Ryan, a veteran telecommunication sales and
business development professional, has held key Regional positions throughout APAC for a number of major
telecommunication players. Some of his key roles included International Sales Manager for AWA (Amalgamated
Wireless Australasia), V.P Sales Asia Pacific with Scientific-Atlanta and Chief Representative China and
Philippines with Gilat Satellite Communications Company. Lindsay has enthusiastically joined the company as
regional sales manager to head the new office.
"We are exceptionally pleased to have Lindsay join us as the head of our newest office. I trust that Lindsay's vast
experience and knowhow of the market will significantly contribute to our success in the Philippines" said Mr.
Oren Tepper, Vice President corporate sales at Orckit-Corrigent. "Inaugurating our Philippines office follows the
company plan to address strategic markets by enhancing our local service and support capabilities. APAC is a
key region for the company given the projected expenditure increase in Ethernet based Metro Networks and
leveraging our proven install base and experience with three top Tier-1 service providers in the region."
The APAC region continues to see rapid bandwidth growth and phased migration from legacy PDH/SDH
technologies and TDM services to MPLS technology and packet-based services, resulting increased demand for
cost optimized Carrier Ethernet + Transport solutions. Orckit-Corrigent's field-proven MPLS and TDM over
packet technologies integrated with design-to-cost archit