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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- BTI Systems, the software and networking leader empowering content and service providers to capitalize on trends in mobility, Internet video and cloud services, today announced that Adams Telephone Co-Operative has leveraged BTI's Mobile Backhaul, Ethernet Business Services and Metro Packet Optical solutions to upgrade and expand their network. Adams Telephone serves consumers and businesses across Illinois, providing the full range of voice, video, Ethernet business and mobile services. The announcement was made at the 2013 Rural Telecom Industry Meeting and Expo, where BTI is exhibiting in Booth #114. "With our customer base increasing and higher than ever demands for online services, we knew we needed to upgrade and expand our network," said Tim Hightower, technical services manager, Adams Telephone Co-Operative. "With BTI's end-to-end solutions deployed, we are able to retain existing equipment investments while transitioning to Carrier Ethernet. We've been able to scale our capacity to create new revenue streams, such as mobile backhaul and Ethernet business services, across our entire network. Combined with a small footprint and low use of power, BTI's solutions have us in great shape for years to come." Adams has deployed the BTI 7000 Series packet optical networking platform and the proNX Service Manager with the SLA Portal software. The Metro Ethernet Forum CE Certified BTI 7000 Series provides Adams with carrier-grade, modular and scalable pay-as-you-grow configurations. BTI

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