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EATEL taps Adtran for its 10G NG-PON path

EATEL, one of the early FTTH adopters, is leveraging Adtran's last-mile platform to deliver its 1 Gbps service while putting together a foundation to migrate to NG-PON.

Tracking Verizon, Adtran, AT&T and others' Q3 performance

The third-quarter 2015 earnings reporting season has begun, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry including AT&T, Centurylink, Verizon and others performed.

Adtran's revenue continues to drop but CEO says CAF-II funding is promising

Adtran's third quarter 2015 revenue dropped to $158 million compared to $160 million in the second quarter of 2015. However, the company's net income was up to $7 million compared to $2.5 million in the second quarter.

BT will deploy G.fast in 2016-17 if trial is successful

BT Openreach said that if its latest G.fast trial in Huntingdon is successful and if Ofcom regulation is favorable towards new investments it will deploy the technology over the next two years as a complement to its fiber-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services.

Adtran CEO: SDN's impact on the industry is revolutionary

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Adtran's top executive said that he predicts software-defined networking (SDN) will have a huge impact on the telecom industry because, once deployed, it will allow operators to move more quickly and save money. And he believes Adtran is well positioned to take advantage of this trend once operators stop trialing SDN and begin converting their networks.

Adtran: 200 communities have deployed our 1-Gig services

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Networking company Adtran said that more than 200 communities have used its networking gear to deploy 1-Gig broadband services to consumers and enterprises. According to company executives, Adtran achieved that 200-community figure earlier than anticipated. Originally its goal was to outfit 200 communities by year-end 2015.

Frontier continues to expand broadband in former AT&T, Verizon territories

Frontier Communications said in an FCC filing that it is on track with the broadband expansions it promised to make when it purchased Verizon's rural assets in 2010 and AT&T's Connecticut wireline assets in 2014.

Adtran revenues slide year-over-year to $160M, but CAF II orders boost its U.S. business

Adtran reported that second quarter 2015 revenues dropped year-over-year to $160 million, down from $176 million in the same period a year ago, due to sequential declines in its Business Networking and Loop Access product segments.

Ohio electric cooperative to provide fiber services to 15 school districts, local businesses

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

Ohio electric cooperative will deploy fiber to school districts and businesses

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.