Bookham Net Loss Narrows and Revenues Rise Year Over Year

Bookham Technologies Inc. of San Jose, California USA, an optical component company, reported 63 percent lower GAAP
net losses for Q3 of fiscal 2006 compared to the same period of 2005. The GAAP net losses
for the quarter totalling $48 million included $18.6 million for early dept retirement,
$2.4 million in restructuring charges, and $7.2 million to settle a lawsuit
related to the New Focus acquisition. Revenues also improved from $49.9 million
in Q3 of 2005 to $53.4 million in Q3 of 2006. Company
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