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9/28/2009

Advanced Media Technologies Named as Channel Partner for Hitachi Node+Zero™ RFoG Solution

- AMT will serve as stocking distributor for Hitachi RFoG solution in United States -

ATLANTA, GA, September 28, 2009 - Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a leading supplier of Fiber-to-the-Premises solutions, today announced that Advanced Media Technologies (AMT) will serve as a stocking distributor for Hitachi's Node+Zero Radio Frequency over Glass (RFoG) product family in the United States. AMT will support cable television and other communications network operators with Hitachi's single-fiber RFoG solution, enabling network operators to deliver video, data and voice services via optical fiber and realize significant savings in network operations and maintenance costs.  

"Hitachi is pleased to have AMT as a channel partner," said Rick Schiavinato, Hitachi vice president of sales and marketing. "AMT is well known as a top-tier supplier to cable television network operators and for providing outstanding customer service. They will be a tremendous asset as we expand the market for our Node+Zero solution."

According to Ken Mosca, AMT president, "Hitachi's Node+Zero product is a universal RFoG solution that is compatible with major headend and CPE equipment. Combined with the broad range of products that we currently provide to the CATV industry in these areas, we look forward to including the Hitachi RFoG product as part of our end-to-end fiber solution in multiple applications."

About Hitachi

Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a subsidiary of Hitachi Communication Technologies, Ltd., develops, manufactures and markets equipment for communications service providers the Americas. The company offers standards-compliant fiber-to-the-premises solutions, including EPON, GPON and RFoG systems, ultra high-speed optical networking equipment for long haul and metro applications, and products for wireless infrastructure applications.  For more information about Hitachi Communication Technologies America, please visit http://www.hitachi-cta.com.

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 400,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2008 (ended March 31, 2009) consolidated revenues totaled 10,000 billion yen ($102.0 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

About AMT

Advanced Media Technologies, Inc. (AMT) is a value added reseller of high performance products from the world's most recognized manufacturers, targeting emerging technology applications in broadband with a complete line of RF and fiber distribution, video, data, IP, and HDTV products. In addition to providing expert in house technical support for RF and IP video distribution systems to Cable TV companies nationwide, AMT systems integration provides Turn-Key solutions for Digital TV Headends, CMTS and VoIP deployment, as well as Design and on-site Technical Support.

Unsurpassed quality and uncompromising standards of performance, reliability and service, have made AMT's equipment an integral component of major Multiple System Operators' headends and networks in the United States and Latin America, and among entertainment and multimedia content delivery companies around the world. For more information on AMT, please visit our website at www.amt.com.

Located in Deerfield Beach, FL, Advanced Media Technologies, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITOCHU International. ITOCHU International, Inc. is the North American subsidiary of ITOCHU Corporation, one of Japan's leading companies. With operations in over 80 countries covering a broad range of industries, ITOCHU's revenues place it among the world's largest corporations of any type.

Contacts
Lakshminararyan Ravi
Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc.
469-461-3702 (office)
214-505-0073 (mobile)
lravi@hitachi-cta.com

Phil Young
Advanced Media Technologies
888-293-5856
954-427-5711
pyoung@amt.com

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