Zhone Acquires NEC Eluminant

NEC USA subsidiary NEC Eluminant Technologies acquired by Zhone Technologies

February 18, 2003

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CHANTILLY, Va. -- NEC Eluminant Technologies, Inc. (eLUMINANT®), a subsidiary of NEC USA and a recognized leader in the development of access products, today announced that it has been acquired by Zhone Technologies, Inc. With the acquisition of eLUMINANT, Zhone expands its full-scale delivery of access solutions for voice, data, video and content to service providers worldwide.As Zhone's eighth acquisition of best-in-class companies, eLUMINANT brings products and resources that strengthen Zhone's existing solutions portfolio delivering end-to-end service integration and management to service providers' access infrastructures. Products included in the acquisition include eLUMINANT's ISC-303 digital loop carrier, the VISTA™ Access Sonet ADM, the RC-28D and RC-28E M13 multiplexers and the FD-6 multiplexer.David Montanaro, chairman and CEO of eLUMINANT, said, "We are pleased that Zhone has chosen to include eLUMINANT in its family of telecommunications infrastructure products for the access network. With this transaction, our customers benefit not only from Zhone's reputable service and continuing support of the traditional eLUMINANT products, but also from the availability of a more comprehensive product portfolio addressing a broad range of access solution requirements.""Zhone's acquisition of eLUMINANT further expands what was already the broadest and most scalable portfolio of access products in the marketplace today," said David Misunas, vice president of Access Products for Zhone. "Expansion through both acquisition and internal development not only expands our market share but also enhances the value of Zhone's product portfolio to our existing customers".Zhone Technologies Inc.NEC Eluminant Technologies Inc.

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