HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–February 16, 2012 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADTRAN®, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, today announced that GWI, a leader in Northern New England’s telecommunications industry, has become the latest service provider in Maine to deploy ADTRAN’s market leading multiservice broadband platform to meet the growing bandwidth and rich media service demands from the Pine Tree State. GWI is working with ADTRAN to expand its service offering and drive new revenue opportunities to business and residential customers throughout Maine and New Hampshire with a next-generation network infrastructure built on the Total Access® 5000 solution.
GWI selected ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 to future-proof its network and launch new services rapidly and profitably while transitioning legacy services to a next-generation Ethernet infrastructure. GWI is now in a position to offer highly competitive services such as bundled voice, broadband Internet, cloud computing, video, Carrier Ethernet and any future services their residential and business customers require over time. This is possible due to the platform’s unique ability to deliver Ultra Broadband, FTTH, Carrier Ethernet (over fiber, wavelengths and multi-pair bonding), Mobile Backhaul, Packet Optical and Services Migration all from one platform which is managed by an intelligent, service-aware Advanced Operational Environment (AOE).
“ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 allows us to immediately deliver revenue-generating services to our large and diversified customer base throughout Maine,” said David Allen, vice president of infrastructure, GWI. “The Total Access 5000 not only meets our needs today, but it will also allow us to easily and cost-effectively transition to advanced fiber-based services like GPON and Active Ethernet.”
“The Total Access 5000 is an ideal solution for service providers like GWI that are delivering multi-faceted solutions to their business and residential customers,” said Mitch Fleming, regional vice president, sales, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. “At ADTRAN, we are working with our customers to deliver the most innovative solutions for every access point in the network so that their investment is not only protected but provides a path forward to meet today’s ever-changing market needs.”