Aurora Networks Completes Asset Acquisition of Harmonic’s Optical Transmission Equipment Business

Smooth transition process now the major focus

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Aurora Networks, Inc., the number one optical access solution provider for cable operators, announced that the agreement to purchase the assets of Harmonic’s optical transmission equipment business closed yesterday. The acquisition will extend Aurora Networks’ market share lead in the optical transport market by significantly increasing its installed base for next-generation service-providing products, such as Node PON™, and will create long-term strategic growth opportunities.

What Aurora Networks Says

“With the closing of the acquisition behind us, we are now focused on a swift integration of the product lines into our systems with a goal of minimum customer inconvenience,” said Scott Weinstein, of Aurora Networks. “We have already started the integration process, with many of the former Harmonic employees who will assist Aurora’s efforts to achieve an integration goal of four months joining our team. We firmly believe that this acquisition will increase our ability to innovate new technologies enabling us to continue to grow and provide our customers with solutions that will ensure their potential to meet future challenges.”

About Aurora Networks

As the number one optical access solution provider for cable operators, Aurora Networks is dedicated to the evolution of the broadband industry by providing optimized solutions that enable operators to accommodate ever-growing capacity needs. Along with its superior customer service and support, Aurora Networks is delivering innovation for the future. To learn more about Aurora Networks’ core solutions, please call 408-235-7000 or visit www.aurora.com.

Aurora Networks and the Aurora Networks logo are registered trademarks and Node PON is a trademark of Aurora Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other marks are the property of their respective owners and are used here only for identification purposes.

Contacts

VisiTech PR for Aurora Networks
Shannon Paulk, 303-752-3552
an@visitechpr.com

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Aurora Networks completes asset acquisition of Harmonic’s optical transmission equipment business, smooth transition process now the major focus

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Contacts

VisiTech PR for Aurora Networks
Shannon Paulk, 303-752-3552
an@visitechpr.com