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.
BT revealed that during its trial of G.FAST, a technology that allows service providers to gain higher speeds over existing copper on short loop lengths using a fiber-to-the-distribution point (FTTdp) architecture, it achieved combined downstream and upstream speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
Alcatel-Lucent held the lead in the VDSL port race over its two top vendor competitors, Huawei Technologies and Adtran, during the second quarter.
Canby Telcom, a regional telco serving the northern Willamette Valley of Oregon, is the latest service provider to launch a 1 Gbps-based fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service, providing service to more than 2,500 local residents and businesses.
Adtran has introduced a new technology called Frequency Division Vectoring (FDV) that it claims can enhance the capabilities of next-gen G.fast and VDSL vectoring on existing copper wiring by enabling both methods to effectively coexist in across a single subscriber line in the service provider's network.
Adtran is finding that the European telecom market's recent spate of mergers and acquisitions could have a beneficial effect on its pursuit of new international revenues, said an executive during its Connect event at its headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.
Comporium, a regional telco and cable operator, is going to extend its Zipstream 1 Gbps fiber to the premises (FTTP) service to 125 neighborhoods in South Carolina's York and Lancaster counties. Service will be sold to residents for $99 per month.
ADTRAN reported that revenues were $176 million, up year-over-year from $162 million in the second quarter of 2013 due to an uptick in broadband and carrier sales, particularly in the international arena.