|[February 10, 2014]
ADTRAN Strengthens Leadership in Fiber-to-the-Home Industry
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation
networking solutions, today announced that Kevin Morgan, director of
marketing communications for ADTRAN (News - Alert), has been elected 2014 vice chairman
of the Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas Board of Directors.
Morgan's recent appointment reaffirms ADTRAN's commitment to advancing
the fiber technology and standards that enable service providers across
America to simplify the delivery of advanced, bandwidth-rich services.
The FTTH Council Americas is a non-profit association consisting of
approximately 300 companies and organizations, and is devoted to
expanding the availability of ultra-high speed broadband. The Council
strives to increase deployment of all fiber access networks by
showcasing the value of fiber-enabled applications and solutions for
service providers and their customers, as well as stimulating economic
development and improving the customer's quality of life.
"ADTRAN has a strong commitment to leading industry standards and forums
in an effort to advance the appliction of communication technology on a
global basis," said Gary Bolton (News - Alert), vice president of global marketing for
ADTRAN. "Kevin's extensive industry experience and strong track record
for building consensus on key issues surrounding FTTH make him an
excellent choice for leadership as vice chairman of the FTTH Council
Americas. We congratulate Kevin and the FTTH Council on this
"The FTTH Council is eager to continue our vision in 2014 as being the
voice for ultra high-speed wireline broadband deployment throughout the
Americas," said Heather Gold, president of FTTH Council Americas. "We
are pleased to work with Kevin in his new capacity as vice chairman and
look forward to the insights and perspectives he will offer to the
Council and the industry."
The FTTH Council Americas is one of five organizations representing the
FTTH industry around the world. Morgan will also serve as this year's
annual 2014 FTTH Conference and Expo chairman.
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video
and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
About the Fiber to the Home Council Americas
The Fiber to the Home (FTTH) Council Americas is a non-profit
association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver
video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth,
next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those
involved in planning and building FTTH networks. Its mission is to
accelerate deployment of all-fiber access networks by demonstrating how
fiber-enabled applications and solutions create value for service
providers and their customers, promote economic development and enhance
quality of life. More information about the Council can be found at www.ftthcouncil.org.
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