Nortel Honors Its Suppliers

Nortel honored its top performing suppliers and top supplier representative for 2005 at the 10th annual Nortel Supplier Forum in Ottawa

March 14, 2006

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OTTAWA -- Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT] recently honored its top performingsuppliers and top supplier representative for 2005 at the 10thannual Nortel Supplier Forum in Ottawa.

“These awards recognize the contributions of our most outstandingsuppliers and underline the importance of continuous improvement inour ‘best-in-class’ global supply chain,” said Joel Hackney, seniorvice president, Supply Chain and Quality, Nortel. “Continuousimprovement is critical to helping make business simpler forNortel’s customers. They need secure, reliable and innovativenetworking solutions that position them to succeed, and we needsuppliers committed to helping us deliver these solutions simplyand efficiently.”

Award winners acknowledged at the Supplier Forum were:

  • Quality and Service – Technology Supplier: Freescale Semiconductor

  • Quality and Service – Services Supplier: GlobalWare Solutions

  • Innovation – Technology Supplier: RADVision

  • Innovation – Service Supplier: Innovatia

  • Supplier Representative of the Year: Peter de Villiers, Andrew Corporation

  • Diversity Supplier of the Year: Glow Networks

  • Supplier of the Year: Sun Microsystems

“Supplier recognition is a key element of our Supplier BusinessEngagement Model, which places a high premium on value, velocityand vision,” said John Haydon, chief procurement officer, Nortel.“The suppliers and representatives honored for 2005 were judged tobe exemplary performers and contributors to Nortel’s supply chain.”

Nortel Networks Ltd.

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