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Nortel forced to sell metro Ethernet networks segment

News | 09/17/2008 6:54 pm EDT

Nortel Networks has opted to sell its Metro Ethernet business after projecting revenue will again be lower — $2.3 billion in the current third quarter. This is tough news given the traction that Nortel is seeing with its 40G/100G Adaptive Optical Engine, a platform that enables both 40G and 100G transmission on installed 10G networks.

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