ADTRAN Total Access 5000 selected for Tennessee Broadband Stimulus FTTH project

Total Access(R) 5000 Provides a Flexible Solution for Twin Lakes Deployment of
Business and Residential Services


provider of next-generation networking solutions, announced that Twin Lakes
Telephone Cooperative Corp., Tennessee’s largest telephone cooperative, has
selected ADTRAN’s extensive broadband portfolio and Advanced Operational
Environment (AOE) services management solution for use throughout its network.


ADTRAN solutions
will be used to deliver residential and business services including triple-play
— voice, data and video — using IPTV architecture via Fiber-to-the-Home
(FTTH). This Broadband Stimulus award initiative will reach over 12,000
business and residential customers.


In addition,
the service provider is also expanding the use of the ADTRAN solutions for
high-bandwidth mobile backhaul applications.


“We are
pleased to be providing Twin Lakes with an industry-leading broadband access
solution with a proven track record of performance,” said Mitch Fleming,
regional vice president, sales, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. “Their
achievement of the Broadband Stimulus award will enable wide spread adoption of
advanced broadband services throughout the communities they serve,” Fleming added.


flexibility of ADTRAN’s Total Access 5000 and its ability to configure and
provision multiple services from a single platform was cited as a key reason
for the selection by Twin Lakes. In addition, with the use of the
Total Access 5000, Twin Lakes can easily deploy mobile backhaul services using
a variety of gigabit fiber connections.


consideration in the selection of the ADTRAN product line includes the features
found in the ServiceCheck application of ADTRAN’s AOE. This application
provides comprehensive diagnostics up through the service layer, and enables
Twin Lakes to easily determine the integrity of the service.


FTTH solution combined with the service management features of AOE allowed us
to streamline our operations and immediately offer cutting-edge,
revenue-generating services to our customers,” said Jonathan West, general
manager/CEO, Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative.


Since the
final round of Broadband Stimulus funding
 was announced, the Total Access 5000
has been the platform of choice for more Tier 3 and CLEC service provider FTTH


recently announced that Wightman Telecom, a progressive Incumbent Local
Exchange Carrier (ILEC) and a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) serving
communities in Canada, has selected the
Total Access 5000 for FTTH deployments throughout its service area.


The unique
All-Ethernet architecture of the Total Access 5000 offers a wealth of benefits
including scalability and flexibility of services paving the way for additional
high-speed, bandwidth-intensive services for Wightman’s subscribers in the


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