Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a member-owned utility cooperative, has tapped Adtran to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network that will ultimately serve 15 school districts and a handful of businesses in north Central Ohio. The utility is leveraging a $2.4 million federal stimulus grant it won in 2009 to fund the $5 million project. FierceInstaller tracks this latest development. Article
Consolidated Electric Cooperative, a member-owned utility cooperative, will use Adtran's equipment to deploy fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) to 15 school districts as well as a number of businesses in north central Ohio. The utility company is partnering with META Solutions, which provides connectivity to schools, for the deployment.
Service providers' ongoing moves to upgrade existing copper and build out Greenfield fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services were a key contributor in broadband aggregation revenues, a sector that Infonetics Research said rose 9 percent in 2014 to $8.2 million.
MetTel is serving up a new managed Wi-Fi service for its growing base of business customers that are increasingly adding mobile connectivity into their daily interactions with employees and customers.
Sonic, a competitive broadband service provider, is entering the 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) game with plans to deliver service to residential customers in six Northern California communities, including Brentwood.
Adtran reported that its revenues fell to $144 million in Q4 2014, from $159 million in Q4 2013, as it reported declines in its key service-provider and enterprise segments
Jackson Energy Authority (JEA), a public utility created under a private act passed by the Tennessee Legislature, is implementing Adtran's Gigabit GPON equipment for the next chapter in its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) story.
Adtran has tapped Ronan Kelly to serve in its newly created CTO position for the vendor's EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
Adtran reported that its third-quarter 2014 earnings declined to $162.9 million year-over-year from $177.4 million due to a decrease in its European business and slower enterprise sales.
Adtran gave a preview of its third-quarter 2014 earnings, announcing that revenue should be in the $162 million to $163 million range, but results will be impacted by slowness in its European and enterprise service lines.