HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — ADTRAN(R), Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions, today announced that Oxford Networks, a telecommunications company providing phone, Internet and data services to businesses and residents across the state of Maine, has selected ADTRAN’s flagship product, the Total Access(R) 5000 Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform (MSAP), to deliver a mix of voice, High-Speed Internet Access, Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH), and Carrier Ethernet services to its residential and business customers, including key anchor institutions such as schools and libraries.
Oxford Networks has one of the largest fiber investments in northern New England and is aggressively modernizing its network to bring next-generation services to market using the 10 Gigabit Ethernet transport of the Total Access 5000. Oxford Networks selected ADTRAN based on the flexibility and unprecedented bandwidth capacity of the Total Access 5000. The ability of the Total Access 5000 to enable service providers to offer multiple services from a single platform made it a clear winner.
“ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 allowed us to immediately offer state-of-the-art, revenue-generating services to our business and residential customer base,” said Todd DeWitt, director of technology, engineering and construction, Oxford Networks. “Going forward, the Total Access 5000 will enable us to offer a variety of next-generation services with ease while protecting our investment and ensuring our nimbleness for years to come.”
“We are pleased that Oxford Networks has selected the Total Access 5000 for its next-generation services delivery,” said P. Steven Locke, vice president of sales, service providers, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. “The Total Access 5000 is an ideal solution for service providers, such as Oxford, that seek a flexible, cost-effective solution for the delivery of a wide variety of next-generation services.”
The Total Access 5000 is an Ethernet-based Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform providing a flexible solution for voice, data and video. With support for Service Migration, Broadband and Carrier Ethernet services on a common platform, the Total Access 5000 is the perfect network element to keep capital expenditures to a minimum, dramatically lower operational expenses, and enhance the performance of the access network.