Nortel

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Nortel Networks Corporation (Nortel), formerly commonly known as Northern Electric and Northern Telecom, was a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.wikipedia
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Bell-Northern Research

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In 1966, the Northern Electric research lab, Northern Electric Laboratories (the predecessor to Bell-Northern Research), started looking into the possibilities of fiber optic cable, and in 1969, began work on digitizing telephone communications.
Bell-Northern Research (BNR) was a telecommunications research and development company established In 1971 when Bell Canada and Northern Electric combined their R&D organizations.

Charles Fleetford Sise

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Northern Electric and Manufacturing Company Limited was incorporated on December 7, 1895, by the following corporate members (or Board of Directors): Charles Fleetford Sise Sr., President of Bell Canada – Provisional Director; Robert Mackay, merchant – Provisional Director; Hugh Paton, manager of the Shedden Company – Provisional Director; The Hon. Joseph Rosaire Thibaudeau, Senator – Provisional Director; Robert Archer, gentleman – Provisional Director; Charles P. Sclater, secretary – Provisional Director; Lewis B. McFarlane, manager, all of the city and district of Montreal, Quebec.
He was also part of its first board of directors, and that of the Northern Electric and Manufacturing Company (Nortel), the telephone company's equipment manufacturer, from 1895 to 1918.

Paul Fleetford Sise

Edward Fleetford Sise was the president and his brother Paul Fleetford Sise was the vice-president and general manager.
Paul Fleetford Sise (November 10, 1879 – August 1, 1951) Canadian businessman, President of Northern Electric (Nortel 1919 - 1948).

DMS-100

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The product line was branded "Digital World" and included the well known DMS-100, a fully digital central office switch serving as many as 100,000 lines, which was a key contributor to the company's revenue for close to 15 years.
The DMS-100 Switch Digital Multiplex System (DMS) was a line of telephone exchange switches manufactured by Northern Telecom.

Bell System

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Until an antitrust settlement in 1949, Northern Electric was owned principally by Bell Canada and the Western Electric Company of the Bell System, producing large volumes of telecommunication equipment based on licensed Western Electric designs.
The Bell System's Canadian operations included the Bell Canada regional operating company and the Northern Electric manufacturing subsidiary of the Bell System's Western Electric equipment manufacturer.

Edward Fleetford Sise

Edward Fleetford Sise was the president and his brother Paul Fleetford Sise was the vice-president and general manager.
Edward Fleetford Sise (1877 - 1943) Canadian business man, First President of Northern Electric Company (now called Nortel) 1914 - 1919).

John Roth (businessman)

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Under the leadership of CEO John Roth, sales of optical equipment had been robust in the late 1990s, but the market was soon saturated.
John Andrew Roth, a Canadian, was the chief executive officer and chairman of Nortel Networks between 1997-2001, He was called "the most successful businessman in modern Canadian history" by Time magazine and named Canada’s CEO of the Year by a Bay Street panel in the fall of 2000.

Lynton Wilson

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Independent auditor Deloitte & Touche advised audit committee chairman John Cleghorn and board chairman "Red" Wilson to look into the suspicious results, who promptly hired the law firm WilmerHale to vet the financial statements.
He served as chairman of the board at both Nortel's and CAE, Chief Executive Officer at BCE, and corporate director of DaimlerChrysler.

Microsystems International

Northern Telecom was, with Bell-Northern Research, in the early 1970s a part owner of MicroSystems International a semiconductor manufacturer based in Nepean, outside Ottawa.
MIL was an early attempt to create a merchant semiconductor house by Nortel Networks (then Northern Electric).

William Owens (admiral)

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After Dunn's firing, retired United States Admiral Bill Owens – at the time a member of the board of directors – was appointed interim CEO.
Since leaving the military in 1996, he served as an executive or as a member of the board of directors of various companies, including Nortel Networks Corporation.

List of corporate collapses and scandals

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The bankruptcy case was the largest in Canadian history, and left pensioners, shareholders and former employees with enormous losses.

Portable Commutator

During the First World War Northern Electric manufactured the Portable Commutator, a one-wire telegraphic switchboard for military operations in the field.
The Portable Commutator was a telecommunications device that was used by the military during World War I. It was manufactured by Northern Electric Company.

Frank Dunn

Chief financial officer Frank Dunn was eventually chosen as Roth's permanent replacement.
Frank A. Dunn is a Canadian business executive who was the Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Networks.

Joseph-Rosaire Thibaudeau

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Northern Electric and Manufacturing Company Limited was incorporated on December 7, 1895, by the following corporate members (or Board of Directors): Charles Fleetford Sise Sr., President of Bell Canada – Provisional Director; Robert Mackay, merchant – Provisional Director; Hugh Paton, manager of the Shedden Company – Provisional Director; The Hon. Joseph Rosaire Thibaudeau, Senator – Provisional Director; Robert Archer, gentleman – Provisional Director; Charles P. Sclater, secretary – Provisional Director; Lewis B. McFarlane, manager, all of the city and district of Montreal, Quebec.
Thibaudeau was a member of the first Board of directors, Bell Telephone Company of Canada (Bell Canada) in 1880, and Northern Electric and Manufacturing Company Limited (Nortel).

Bell Canada

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After Cowherd's death in 1881 which resulted in the closure of his Brantford factory, a mechanical production department was created within the Bell Telephone Company of Canada and production of Canadian telephone equipment was transferred to Montreal in 1882, to compensate the restrictions on importing telephone equipment from the United States.
The Bell System had two main companies in the telephone industry in Canada: Bell Canada as a regional operating company (affiliated with AT&T, with an ownership stake of approximately 39%) and Northern Electric as an equipment manufacturer (affiliated with Western Electric, with an ownership stake of approximately 44%).

Multiservice Switch

Multiservice Switch (MSS)
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Multiservice Switch (MSS) is originally a Nortel line of routers, historically called Passport, designed for carrier core and edge routing.

Nortel business phones

Nortel (previously Northern Telecom) manufactured telephones for business users from the 1980s to 2001, beginning with the Meridian series.

Bay Networks

In 1998, with the acquisition of Bay Networks, the company's name was changed to Nortel Networks to emphasize its ability to provide complete solutions for multiprotocol, multiservice, global networking over the Internet and other communications networks.
Bay Networks was acquired by Northern Telecom in June 1998 for US$ 9.1 billion, broadening Nortel's reach from its traditional carrier customer base into enterprise data networking.

Meridian Norstar

The Meridian Norstar, later called Nortel Norstar was a small-office digital [key system] introduced by Northern Telecom (now Avaya).

Digital Multiplex System

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Digital Multiplex System (DMS) is the name shared among several different telephony product lines from Nortel Networks for wireline and wireless operators.

Nortel payphones

Northern Telecom (more commonly known as Nortel) manufactured several different models of Payphone over the years.

Avaya ERS 8600

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The system, originally designed and manufactured by Nortel, was manufactured by Avaya from 2009 until 2017.

Metro Ethernet Routing Switch 8600

Metro Ethernet Routing Switch 8600 or MERS 8600 is a modular chassis router and/or switch manufactured by Nortel now acquired by Ciena.

Carling Campus

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Nortel's Ottawa campus on Carling Avenue was purchased by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) in October 2010 for a cash purchase price of CDN$208 million,
The property was acquired by Public Works and Government Services Canada from Nortel in December 2010, and will house the National Defence Headquarters.

Telephone exchange

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In 1975, Northern began shipping its first digital switching systems, one of the earliest such systems to be sold.
Nortel now Genband DMS100 is very popular with operators all over the world.