|[March 26, 2012]
Socket Telecom and ADTRAN Make Next-Generation Communications a Reality for Missouri Businesses
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation networking
solutions, today announced that Socket Telecom, a Missouri based CLEC
and Internet provider with the largest service area in the state, has
deployed the Total Access® 5000 broadband platform for its
FTTH Broadband Stimulus project. Socket Telecom is utilizing the Total
Access system to deploy high speed data services, voice and video to
several underserved markets in central Missouri.
The ADTRAN (News - Alert) Total Access 5000 enables service providers, like Socket
Telecom, to migrate to a next-generation network that can easily be
scaled to roll out a broad range of revenue-generating offerings for
their customer base. With an all-Ethernet core, the Total Access 5000
allows for delivery of advanced technologies without stranding existing
legacy services, and at the same time offering unparalleled bandwidth to
each subscriber. This gives Socket maximum flexibility to evolve their
network to meet the growing needs of their customers today and in the
future as well as protecting long-term investment in their network.
"Our business customers are quickly adopting a broad range of
next-generation applications to support their businesses as they grow.
It is critical for us to deliver the latest in advanced digital
communications in support of their efforts," said Carson Coffman,
president of Socket Telecom. "We selected ADTRAN's Total Access 5000
because it allows us to migrate to an expansive, yet affordable network
that supports current broadband technologies and enables evolution
within our network for years to come. This enables us to continue to
meet the needs of our customers and provide the technologically advanced
and personal service they have come to expect from Socket."
"ADTRAN is committed to helping service providers like Socket Telecom
address the challenges of improving network accessibility along with
keeping up with the ever-evolving demands of today's rapidly-changing
network," said Mitch Fleming, regional vice president of sales, ADTRAN
Carrier Networks Division. "ADTRAN's extensive broadband portfolio
allows service providers to create flexible service offerings that help
enable them to be extremely competitive in the market."
About Socket Telecom
Socket is a Missouri-based telephone and internet service provider with
the largest service area in the state. Socket is a privately held
company that provides business and residential customers a choice for
telecommunications services. It combines the highest quality customer
service with in-depth technical knowledge. For more information, visit www.socket.net.
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.
For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923-8726)
or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. On
the Web, visit www.adtran.com.
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