Adtran Adds Ethernet Backhaul

Adtran unveils advanced Ethernet capabilities for next-generation mobile backhaul applications

April 1, 2009

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- ADTRAN®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading supplier of next-generation networking and communications solutions, announced today that it has enhanced its industry leading OPTI-6100® Multi-Service Provisioning Platform (MSPP) with the addition of Advanced Ethernet Modules to address growing Ethernet demand for mobile backhaul applications. This innovative Advanced Optical Ethernet solution eliminates bandwidth bottlenecks often encountered with traditional backhaul networks while maintaining the resiliency and synchronization capabilities mobile operators have come to expect. The OPTI-6100, when combined with the Total Access 5000 Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform and ADTRAN's industry leading HDSL solutions, delivers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions addressing Optical Ethernet, SONET, Ethernet over Fiber, Ethernet over Copper (EoCu), Ethernet over TDM (EoTDM) and T1-based backhaul options for both wireline carriers and mobile operators.

“Backhaul transport providers and mobile operators are looking for ways to cost-effectively add Ethernet to eliminate backhaul costs as they transition to mobile broadband HSPA, WiMAX, and LTE,” said Michael Howard, principal analyst, Infonetics Research. “ADTRAN's approach to Ethernet-based backhaul with the OPTI-6100 provides a quite flexible, cost-effective platform designed for service reliability and availability.”

Adtran Inc. (Nasdaq: ADTN)

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