Cabletron has acquired two companies for a combined value of $58.5 million to boost its offerings to telcos.
The networking vendor is paying $25 million for Flow Point, which develops digital subscriber line (DSL) and ISDN network access products.
The other company is Ariel Communications, which manufactures the Horizon II xDSL central office concentrator.
Cabletron said the acquisitions will help target the $95 million DSL market, which is expected to leap to be worth $1.6 billion by 2001.
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