Motorola marks GPON win as Middleburgh Telephone readies all-fiber network to deliver the highest quality video and broadband experiences

September 22, 2009

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HORSHAM, Pa. -- Motorola, Inc.(NYSE:MOT) Home and Networks Mobility business today announced that Middleburgh Telephone Company (MIDTEL) has selected Motorola’s Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) to enable the delivery of rich personalized media experiences to its subscribers. Middleburgh is the latest in a series of North American telecom operators, large and small, to choose Motorola’s GPON and RF overlay video solutions for all-fiber ultra-broadband service delivery.

Based west of Albany, New York, Middleburgh will deploy a proven Motorola GPON network throughout its serving area, updating its current HFC network to a high capacity all-fiber network that will readily grow and adapt into the future. With support for one-gigahertz RF overlay, SCTE-55-1 RF return path and integrated return path demodulation, this Motorola all-fiber solution enables the rapid introduction of GPON technology into any cable network while helping to protect existing RF video network and set-top investments. These Motorola capabilities enable the highest quality video entertainment and broadband experiences available in the market today.

“We see this as a great opportunity to deliver the highest quality video and broadband services available today to our subscribers,” said Jason Becker, General Manager, Middleburgh Telephone Company. “We believe Motorola has the right solutions to help us as we evolve our infrastructure from HFC to GPON based fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). We chose Motorola because of the success we’ve had working with them in the past, and because of the company’s extensive expertise in GPON and video deployments.”

Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT)

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