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Cox Communications is deploying Sorrento's metro and regional optical networking equipment in its nationwide high-speed optical network

January 10, 2002

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SAN DIEGO -- Sorrento Networks Corp. (Nasdaq:FIBR - news), a leading supplier of end-to-end, intelligent optical networking solutions, today announced that Cox Communications Inc., (NYSE:COX - news), a leading broadband cable operator, is deploying Sorrento's metro and regional optical networking equipment as part of an extensive program to construct its own nationwide high-speed optical network. "Our commitment to our customers is to provide the most reliable and cost effective service," said Albert Young, vice president of engineering for Cox Communications. "Sorrento has been extremely responsive during this period of rapid change by providing network design support and accelerated equipment deliveries. Sorrento's GigaMux DWDM platform provides the scalability and flexibility we need."Sorrento is supplying GigaMux and EPC optical networking equipment as well as TeraManager, Sorrento's carrier class management system, for Cox's nationwide optical IP backbone network. Sorrento is in the second year of a four-year optical networking equipment supply agreement with Cox Communications. Sorrento has already engineered and installed several metro optical networks enabling Cox Communications to provide wholesale and managed services under this agreement.Sorrento Networks Corp. Cox Communications Inc.

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