Townes Telecom selects Adtran fiber access platform

Townes Telecommunications has selected Adtran’s Total Access 5000 (TA5000) fiber access platform.
Adtran Total Access 5000 (TA5000) fiber access platformTownes Telecommunications, through its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program, is deploying the Adtran TA5000 equipped with GPON and VDSL2 technology to enhance broadband services for all seven local exchange carriers that it operates across six states.

Townes Telecommunications will utilize Adtran’s Mosaic Subscriber Insight software analytics solution to reduce operational costs, drive new service adoption and increase customer loyalty.

“Adtran was the ideal partner. Its expertise and broad product portfolio help us to serve 2,780 square miles with premium broadband services,” Buster Brady, director of Plant Operations at Townes Telecommunications, said.

ILECs and their communities will benefit from this upgrade:

# Choctaw Telephone Company in Southwest Missouri
# Oregon Farmers Mutual Telephone in Northwest Missouri
# Haxtun Telephone in Northeastern Colorado
# Mokan Dial in Eastern Kansas
# NEFCOM in Northeast Florida
# Pymatuning Telephone in Western Pennsylvania
# Walnut Hill Telephone Company in Southwest Arkansas

Townes Telecommunications’ network upgrade will create the capacity to support a range of smart home, gaming and video streaming services.

Adtran helped Townes Telecommunications streamline the network planning and deployment process by delivering the fiber and fiber extension products to build the infrastructure based on the challenges and market opportunities faced by ILECs.

Townes Telecommunications will use Mosaic Subscriber Insight, part of Adtran’s Mosaic Subscriber Suite all-in-one subscriber insight and management software, to manage each of these networks individually and as a unified whole from the access network to the customer’s home or business.

Townes Telecommunications will have access to subscriber behavior and usage data, the ability to identify broadband upsell opportunities and identify potential network interruptions to improve the overall customer broadband experience.

“Adtran is enabling service providers to answer the needs of their customers by delivering broadband to positively impact economies and quality of life in the communities they serve,” said Brian Efimetz, regional vice president of Service Provider Sales at Adtran.