Deutsche Telekom, February 28, 2006
Deutsche Telekom CTO Anton Schaaf to Join BroadLight Board of Directors

As CTO of One of the World´s leading Telecommunications Companies, Mr. Schaaf Will Bring Tremendous Value to the BroadLight Team

January 24, 2006 – Mountain View, Calif. – BroadLight, a leading supplier of ITU Passive Optical Network (PON) semiconductors and software, today announced that
Anton Schaaf, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Deutsche Telekom, has joined
BroadLight’s Board of Directors. Mr. Schaaf is a highly-regarded industry visionary
in the telecommunications industry and is expected to provide invaluable leadership
during BroadLight’s next phase of growth.

“We are honored to have a man of Anton’s caliber join BroadLight’s Board of
Directors,” said Tony Maher, BroadLight’s Chairman of the Board. “Anton combines a
visionary approach to the access part of the telecommunications sector with many
years of operational experience. He will advise the Company at a very exciting time
in which BroadLight has the industry’s only sampling GPON product available on the
market. We look forward to his guidance in making this technology the premier PON
technology in the industry.”

Mr. Schaaf added “As the newest member of the BroadLight team, I am excited at the
growth opportunities that lie ahead for the company. BroadLight just recently
completed a flawless execution of its GPON product and as a result they are the only
GPON component solution on the market. Based on my experience, this time-to-market
advantage will enable the company to capture a solid lead over the competition and
this lead will be very difficult to displace.”

About Mr. Schaaf

Anton Schaaf joined Deutsche Telekom in May 2005 to oversee DT’s technology and
innovation activities and assume responsibility for group research and development
operations. Prior to his position as Chief Technology Officer of Deutsche Telekom,
Mr. Schaaf held senior positions during a seventeen-year tenure with Siemens AG. He
held leadership positions in the Public Communications Division and IC Networks
Group, culminating in appointment to the Group Board and as CTO. Anton Schaaf began
his professional career with Philips N.V. in the Netherlands.

About BroadLight, Inc.

BroadLight delivers the industry’s only end-to-end solution (from the customer
premises to the central office) for equipment vendors designing ITU-T compliant
passive optical network (PON) systems. The company’s completely integrated product
line consists of standards-based communication semiconductors and software solutions
that enable its customers to deliver BPON and GPON equipment to carriers and
services providers worldwide. This end-to-end solution provides customers with a
lower risk development cycle and enables them to significantly speed time-to-market.
As a result, BroadLight technology has been adopted by leading manufacturers who
are currently providing equipment for the some of the world’s largest fiber PON

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