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BizNet Launches Ethernet Services

Indonesian carrier BizNet uses Nortel gear to launch metro Ethernet services

November 16, 2005

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JAKARTA, Indonesia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2005--Biznet, Indonesia's premium ISP and data center provider, has launched new metropolitan services, based on Nortel (NYSE:NT)(TSX:NT) optical Ethernet technology to meet corporate customer demand for high-performance, high-bandwidth business applications.

Nortel's Indonesia distributor, PT Harvest Perdana Kompakindo and its reseller PT Adi Multi Kreasi, deployed the system which has also been integrated with Biznet's existing IP service offerings.

"Ethernet technology has been widely used in corporate LANs for many years and Biznet is now taking that technology to the next level by extending Ethernet functionality beyond the LAN to deliver bandwidth-hungry applications across metro Jakarta," said Adi Kusma, President Director, Biznet. "The highly secure, robust and reliable connectivity of Nortel's Metro Ethernet solution provides a perfect fit with the capability of our fiber optic metro network to deliver last-mile access from 1 Mbps to 1 Gbps at an affordable price."

"Biznet now has a fast, reliable and efficient technology to break the bandwidth bottleneck between customer LANs and metropolitan Optical Ethernet to deliver today's high-bandwidth business-critical applications," said Terence Yap, managing director, Indonesia, Nortel. "These next generation Ethernet-based services will become an important driver in the growth of Biznet's comprehensive network services portfolio."

Nortel Networks Ltd.

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