Press release

ADTRAN 2nd Generation Gfast Portfolio Recognized for its Excellence in Gigabit Service Delivery Innovation

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, (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open
networking solutions, today announced its second generation portfolio
of Gfast fiber extension products has been recognized for excellence in
the market with six leading industry awards. The most recent include:

“We are thrilled that our gigabit-capable fiber extension portfolio is
being recognized for its industry leadership and innovation,” ADTRAN
Head of Solutions Management EMEA & APAC Dr. Werner Heinrich said.
“Gfast fiber extension has become the ‘go to’ gigabit technology due to
the minimal tenant disruption and low deployment costs, which is perfect
for addressing the lucrative and underserved Multi-Dwelling Unit (MDU)
market. Our comprehensive Gfast fiber extension portfolio helps service
providers simplify multi-faceted MDU deployments—creating new gigabit
communities by choosing from a broad toolkit of powering, port and
placement options.”

Deployments of the ADTRAN Gfast fiber extension solutions are currently
underway in Tier 1 carrier networks in Australia, North America and
Europe as network operators globally seek out methods to accelerate the
delivery of symmetrical gigabit service capabilities, maximizing the
revenue potential of their fiber investments and ensuring all premises
passed can economically and efficiently transition to becoming connected
premises. Thanks to the benefits of ADTRAN’s Gfast fiber extension
portfolio, more consumers each day are partaking in the Gigabit Society,
more operators are securing expedited revenues, and more investors are
benefiting from the reduction in the risk profile of their fiber network

Augmenting ADTRAN’s highly differentiated 10G PON access solutions, this
industry leading Gfast fiber extension portfolio, interoperable with
ADTRAN as well as third-party aggregation nodes, rounds out the tool kit
that operators require in order to preserve a sustained competitive


At ADTRAN, Inc., we believe amazing things happen when people connect.
From the cloud edge to the subscriber edge, we help communications
service providers around the world manage and scale services that
connect people, places and things to advance human progress. Whether
rural or urban, domestic or international, telco or cable, enterprise or
residential—ADTRAN solutions optimize existing technology
infrastructures and create new, multi-gigabit platforms that leverage
cloud economics, data analytics, machine learning and open
ecosystems—the future of global networking. Find more at ADTRAN,
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