Nortel Networks 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) MAY 11, 2009
NORTEL NETWORKS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 905-863-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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On May 11, 2009 Nortel Networks Corporation (the Company) issued a press release concerning it financial results for the first quarter of 2009. Such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and furnished in accordance with Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.
On May 11, 2009, the Company issued a press release announcing updates to its ongoing business and strategic review as part of its creditor protection proceedings, in the remarks by Nortels President and CEO, and under the heading Completing the move to standalone businesses (collectively, the Other Events Information). A copy of the Companys press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and the Other Events Information is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: May 11, 2009