ADTRAN Broadband Access Solutions and Turnkey Services are Enabling 14-State Upgrade
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
ADTRAN(R), Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN, news, filings), a leading provider of next-generation networking equipment, today announced that Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) has selected ADTRAN for its build out of broadband services in new markets in 14 states acquired by Frontier in July 2010. Frontier's goal is to extend High-Speed Internet to at least 85 percent of this customer base by 2013. ADTRAN's extensive broadband portfolio, professional services and network management solutions are being utilized to enable delivery of enhanced broadband and new bundled services to customers across this expanded geographic footprint.
Michael Golob, senior vice president, Engineering and Technology for Frontier stated, "ADTRAN was a major part of our 180-day roll out last July and performed exceptionally well. The breadth of its solutions is enabling us to meet our footprint coverage goals and positions us perfectly for future business and premium residential services."
"We are excited to extend our partnership with Frontier to enable customers in these new properties to receive the many benefits of broadband," said P. Steven Locke, vice president of sales, service providers, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. "Unlike other solutions in the market today, the flexibility and scalability of our portfolio allows Frontier to address the needs of these communities quickly and easily and enable services in a timely manner."
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 14,900 employees, based entirely in the United States. Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index. More information is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/ir.
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions. 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.
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