September 3, 2008

Orckit Communications to Present At the Jefferies 2nd Annual Technology Conference On September 10, 2008

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orckit Communications (Nasdaq:ORCT), a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet transport solutions for next-generation service provider networks, today announced that management will present at the Jefferies 2nd Annual Technology Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by going to the Orckit website at

Analysts and portfolio managers who wish to attend the presentation or request a meeting with management should contact their Jefferies representative or Marybeth Csaby at (212) 896-1236 or [email protected]

About Orckit

Orckit Communications Ltd. is a leading provider of advanced telecom equipment targeting high capacity broadband services. Our products include Corrigent's CM product line of metro optical transport solutions, based on RPR and MPLS technologies, delivering packet transmission services in the metro area. For more information on Orckit, see

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 CONTACT:  KCSA Strategic Communications           Investor Relations           Jeff Corbin             (212) 896-1214             [email protected]           Marybeth Csaby             (212) 896-1236             [email protected]