Sorrento to Supply Paris-Lyon Link

United Pan-Europe Communications has selected Sorrento's GigaMux Long Reach products to provide a regional DWDM link

November 3, 2000

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SAN DIEGO -- Sorrento Networks, a leading provider of optical networking solutions, today announced that United Pan-Europe Communications (UPC) has selected Sorrento's newly introduced GigaMux(tm) Long Reach product portfolio to provide a regional Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) link between Paris and Lyon, France. Sorrento Networks is a subsidiary of Osicom Technologies (Nasdaq:FIBR - news). This 556-km link between Paris and Lyon will include add/drop connections in Souppes/Loing and Nevers. In addition, an easterly link will connect Meudon, Epinay and Colombes.

"Our technology team made a thorough evaluation of the DWDM vendors," said UPC Chief Operating Officer Gene Musselman. "Sorrento Networks has demonstrated it can deliver the performance and value to meet both our metro and regional networking requirements."

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