Nortel Launches Metro Components

Portfolio of new optical components designed for metropolitan optical networks and network edge systems

July 9, 2001

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BALTIMORE – NFOEC – Nortel Networks(NYSE:NT)(TSE:NT.) has launched a range of new optical componentsdesigned to help providers of equipment for metropolitan opticalnetworks and network edge systems eliminate bandwidth bottlenecks. Announced at the 2001 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference(NFOEC), these components will address many of the key issues intoday's metropolitan market by offering reduced device sizes, higherlevels of functional integration, lower power dissipation, greaternetwork simplicity, and lower network costs. "Our focus is on continuing a tradition of photonic innovationsand leadership through cost-effective optical solutions," said BarbaraCallaghan, president, Optical Components, Nortel Networks. "We areusing the technology and automation expertise gained through ourleadership in the long haul, 10-Gigabit optical components market todevelop solutions for the metro market. We understand the needs ofmetropolitan networking vendors, and we are addressing those thatmatter most to them - size, power, simplicity and cost."Nortel Networks Corp.For more information on NFOEC, please visit the Light Reading NFOEC Site.

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