HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation converged access solutions, today announced that WNM Communications (WNMC), formerly Western New Mexico Telephone Company, has selected ADTRAN’s Total Access® 5000 Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform (MSAP) for enhanced broadband deployment, Carrier Ethernet delivery, and next-generation services migration.
The ADTRAN solution will be used for Broadband DLC applications using ADSL2+ combo cards. Voice services will utilize industry standard GR-303 switch connections today, with an upgrade path to SIP in the future with a simple provisioning change. The solution also enables Carrier Ethernet applications for business customers as well as the flexibility to seamlessly support ATM and Gigabit Ethernet transport options. The Total Access 5000 will also future-proof the network, allowing WNMC to transition to fiber services in the future without a forklift upgrade.
“ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 enables us to service both business and residential customers from a single platform,” said Dom Bianco, general manager, WNMC. “This solution will allow us to significantly improve our operational efficiency, reduce costs, and gracefully transition to an all-Ethernet architecture without replacing existing ATM-based customer modems or core equipment as we begin our migration to next-generation services.”
The Total Access 5000 Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform is the ideal solution for flexible service delivery across a multitude of access technologies and media, enabling service providers to deploy a wide range of business and residential carrier-class services from a common platform. The all-Ethernet core provides the scalability to meet any access service demand and the ability to transition from the legacy installed base to new revenue opportunities for next-generation service delivery. The Total Access 5000’s unique and powerful capabilities ultimately offer an efficient and economical path towards a converged network.
“The Total Access 5000 opens the door to a full suite of ADTRAN solutions, enabling WNMC to reach new customers and expand its services portfolio,” said P. Steven Locke, vice president of sales, service providers, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. “The Total Access 5000 will allow WNMC to enhance operational efficiency for both its CLEC and ILEC business units, while lowering its Total Cost of Ownership with a solution that will position it for the future.”