|[August 13, 2014]
ADTRAN Enables Gig Communities Across The Nation
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation networking
solutions, today announced that its innovative Gigabit services
architecture is the only platform being leveraged by service providers
of all types to deliver innovative Gigabit services. From Tier 1
providers to disruptive new entrants to cable operators to utilities and
municipalities to regional and rural carriers, service providers are
deploying gigabit services to transform communities, rebuild urban
centers, revitalize schools, stimulate economic growth and deliver
innovative residential and business services all around the country. By
the end of 2014, ADTRAN's (News - Alert) Gigabit services architecture will have been
deployed to enable more than 50 Gigabit communities, quadrupling that
number by the end of 2015. With populations ranging from 7,500 to more
than one million, it's clear that no community is too large or too small
to realize the transformative benefits of Gigabit services.
"Over the past year ADTRAN has worked with hundreds of service providers
to introduce Gigabit services as part of our vision to help reinvent
communities around the country," said Jay Wilson, senior vice president
and general manager, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. "ADTRAN's Gigabit
broadband platform will serve as the foundation for our partners'
community economic growth and development for years to come."
ADTRAN delivers a comprehensive portfolio of products and technologies
that make Gigabit services available for nearly any type of deployment
in any size market. As service providers look to make decade-long
network decisions to prepare for the next-generation of broadband,
ADTRAN solutions deliver unmatched flexibility and scalability needed
for Gigabit service acceleration. This includes helping service
providers pave the way for the migration to next generation PON that
will enable them to deliver multiple Gigabit services to both
residential and business customers across a single network.
"Gigabit broadband is quickly proving to be the economic catalyst in
communities of all sizes around the country," said Teresa Mastrangelo,
principal analyst with Broadband Trends. "Beyond attracting new
businesses and job creation, a robust broadband infrastructure can
deliver improved education, healthcare and governmental services while
also providing residents access to a wealth of new services and
ADTRAN is providing a resource site, www.GigCommunities.net,
as part of its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program for
service providers looking to deploy Gigabit services in the future. The
site illustrates how similar communities have developed economic models
and established local partnerships as a result of delivering these types
of services to business and residential customers.
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.
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