|[February 25, 2013]
ADTRAN and Texhoma Fiber Light Up Oklahoma and Texas
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. --(Business Wire)--
Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation networking
solutions, today announced that its Ethernet over Fiber (EoF) solutions
are providing the infrastructure foundation for Texhoma Fiber. With more
than 250 miles of fiber optic lines installed across Oklahoma and Texas,
Texhoma Fiber provides wholesale internet, native Ethernet backhaul and
transport services for communications, telephone and cable TV companies,
as well as businesses needing high speed fiber optic transmission.
ADTRAN's (News - Alert) EoF solution, comprised of the Total Access 5000 and the
NetVanta 8000 platforms, offers Texhoma Fiber inherent protection and
resiliency across its fiber optic network while at the same time
enabling Texhoma Fiber to offer higher bandwidths up to 1Gbps and reach
greater distances of up to 80km for their customer base.
Texhoma Fiber's need for flexible bandwidth, improved service
scalability, and increased performance to accelerate new application
adoption were key considerations in selecting ADTRAN's Ethernet
solution. Texhoma Fiber knows that it is critical to provide its
wholesale business customers with infrastructure which enables them to
acquire more customers with better services sooner. ADTRAN offers a
scalable solution that supports a wide variety of service migration
needs as Texhoma Fiber's customers continue to examine the demand for
greater bandwidth. ADTRAN's Ethernet solution also offers Texhoma Fiber
an ideal transport platform for mobile backhaul networks to better
support the growing bandwidth needs and meet the stringent SLA
requirements of its Tier 1 mobile operator customers.
"We know that Ethernet over Fiber is the most desirable deployment model
for our diverse customer base and that our customers turn to us for a
high quality experience for their end-users regardless of how or where
they are connected to the network," said Dustin Hilliary, executive vice
president for Texhoma Fiber. "ADTRAN's Ethernet solution allows us to
simplify the delivery of a universal service by using a common
operational method which enables our customers to deploy services to the
largest addressable market."
"Texhoma Fiber's ability to deliver an optical facilities infrastructure
enabling its customers to capitalize on Gigabit speeds for the most
advanced and in demand applications on the market today is a win-win for
all parties," said Mitch Fleming, vice president of sales for ADTRAN's
Carrier Networks Division. "ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 and NetVanta 8000
platforms provide Texhoma Fiber with the capability of delivering
unmatched SLA-based bandwidth and service reach for their broad customer
About Texhoma Fiber
Texhoma Fiber LLC, based in southwest Oklahoma, is a subsidiary company
of Hilliary Communications. We currently provide fiber optic services in
north Texas within Montague, Clay, Archer and Wichita Counties where we
recently installed more than 250 miles of new fiber optic lines.
Our family owned and operated communications company also has as
subsidiaries; Medicine Park Telephone Company, Southern Plains Cable
Company, Wichita Online, INC., Wichita Security Systems, and Hilliary
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video
and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.
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