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ADTRAN Delivers Vocus a Business Service Platform for the Future
[April 10, 2017]

ADTRAN Delivers Vocus a Business Service Platform for the Future


ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced at the CommsDay Summit 2017 that Vocus Communications is deploying a range of its next generation access technologies including ADTRAN's (News - Alert) XGS-PON and Mosaic architecture. The deployment, which is in its final stages of preparedness, will further enable high utilization of Vocus' extensive metro fiber network whilst enabling 10Gbits/s symmetrical business grade capacity. Vocus has built a world-class telecommunications infrastructure platform across Australia that maximizes network investment, streamlines operational costs and offers the flexible price points needed for supplying business and backhaul services as well as residential applications.

Vocus will be utilizing ADTRAN's Multi Service Access Nodes, 10G Optical Line Termination (OLT) equipment and 10G Optical Network Termination (ONT) units to build out the 10G PON deployment. Additionally, Vocus will be using the ADRAN Mosaic Cloud Platform as an open microservices architecture providing network management and SDN control for the 10Gbps services access network. ADTRAN Mosaic unlocks control and management functions from the underlying network elements, enabling a more flexible, agile services delivery framework.

"Supplying service providers with technology such as XGS-PON gives them a symmetrical, high bandwidth solution. The increased upstream bandwidth will be necessary to support the continued migration of Enterprise applications and storage to the cloud, as well as rising consumer trends such as live streaming," said Greg Hankinson, regional vice president for ADTRAN. "As the industry continues to trend towards open, programmable and scalable architectures, ADTRAN is working with service providers like Vocus to meet these trends head on. ADTRAN is committed to delivering services like XGS-PON that allow today's service providers to evolve and move their networks forward."

About Vocus


Vocus Group (ASX: VOC) is a vertically integrated telecommunications provider, operating in the Australian and New Zealand markets. The Company owns an extensive national infrastructure network of metro and back haul fibre connecting all capital cities and most regional centres across Australia and New Zealand. Vocus infrastructure now connects directly to more than 5,500 buildings. Vocus owns a portfolio of brands catering to corporate, small business, government and residential customers across Australia and New Zealand. Vocus also operates in the wholesale market providing high performance, high availability and highly scalable communications solutions which allow service providers to quickly and easily deploy new services for their own customer base. For more information please go to our website www.vocusgroup.com.au.

About ADTRAN

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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