Nortel Networks
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Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Status Reorganising
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Nortel Networks has hung up on the telecom sector. Once one of the largest makers of telecommunications equipment in North America, it filed for bankruptcy protection in 2009 and is in the process of liquidating its assets. The company made core network switching, wireless, and optical systems for network operators. Its wireline and enterprise network equipment included systems for digital voice and data switching, routing, and call center communications. Wireless products included cellular base stations and controllers. The company also made such long-haul fiber-optic... More

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Nortel Networks President, Nortel Business Services Chris Ricaurte

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Pros: - Extremely nice colleagues
- Well maintained campus
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Mississauga, ON Jan 2009 – Reviewed Oct 31, 2013

Interview Details This interview took place several years ago...not sure if it applies.
It was an internal hire so the interviewer knew me and we focused on the technology and where the business was going, how to grow it, etc.
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The most difficult question was how to grow a certain business given the fact that it might not be the 'core' business driver for Nortel as a whole View Answer

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