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HUNTSVILLE, AL, April 15, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- KT Corporation, the leading telecommunications service provider in Korea and one of the largest and most advanced in Asia, announced that it has selected ADTRAN(R)'s (NASDAQ: ADTN)Total Access(R) 5000 Multiservice Access and Aggregation Platform and NetVanta(R) 800 series of network termination units to support KT's X4BIZ PLUS Carrier Ethernet service to small and medium enterprises. This solution will allow KT to immediately deliver guaranteed, high-bandwidth business connections using the service velocity and ubiquity of Ethernet over bonded circuits (EoCu, EoTDM) with the ability to concurrently support the scalability and reach of optical Ethernet (EoF) for future Gigabit Ethernet services.
"ADTRAN has an extensive portfolio of residential broadband and business Ethernet solutions. The ADTRAN solution provides superior flexibility allowing us to offer multiple services to a variety of market segments from a single platform," said Jin Tae Kim, manager of Managed Business Department, KT. "In addition to their flexibility, the Total Access(R) and NetVanta(R) product families will allow us to efficiently scale services, allowing us to immediately address today's business Ethernet services market, while minimizing our capital and operational investment as we continue to enhance and expand our services in the future."
"The delivery of cost-effective, resilient Carrier Ethernet services is strategic for carriers like KT, who are expanding services to address the needs of small and mid-size enterprises," said Jason Morgan, director of product management, ADTRAN Carrier Networks Division. "The ADTRAN solution provides operators a simplified delivery mechanism for offering next-generation Ethernet services such as business LAN extension, direct Internet access or 4G mobile backhaul."
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KT is creating a world with ubiquitous, cutting-edge technology that goes beyond world-class broadband technology. Korea's top integrated wired/wireless communications service provider has been Korea's leader in the development of the information and communications business for the last 25 years. In that same time, it has helped turn Korea into an IT powerhouse with the world's leading technology in the operation of broadband service. With the commercial launch of the world's first wireless broadband service (WiBro), KT is paving the way for U-Korea with ubiquitous infrastructure through which people can share information wherever they are.
ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of Ethernet networking and communications equipment, with a portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Widely deployed by carriers and enterprises alike, ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across copper, fiber, and wireless network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by every major U.S. service provider and many global ones, as well as by thousands of public, private and governmental organizations worldwide.
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