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NCTC’s 700 members to tap ADTRAN fibre network

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Members of the National Cable Television Cooperative are now able to leverage ADTRAN’s broadband access portfolio.

The portfolio includes the award-winning Total Access 5000 (TA5000) fibre access platform, 10G PON and 10G EPON solutions, Mosaic Subscriber Suite and smart home solutions, as well as full professional and support services.

NCTC’s 700-strong member base across 50 states will be able to design, deploy, test, manage and upgrade networks, as well as receive access to network evaluation and audit services, resident engineer support services and Virtual CTO services to assist with network design, planning, provisioning and software upgrade support.

“ADTRAN is a great partner and this deal creates an amazing choice for NCTC members to launch and/or grow their fibre-to-the-home deployments with the help of a top-notch, leading company,” said Rich Fickle, CEO and president at NCTC.

“This new agreement affirms ADTRAN’s willingness to step up and support independent cable and broadband providers with great pricing on end-to-end fiber-to-the-home networks and unparalleled commitment to our members,” Fickle added.

More than 200 NCTC members, including Comporium, Consolidated Communications, Lumos, Vast Broadband and Vexus Fiber, already have deployments underway leveraging ADTRAN’s access solutions and Mosaic Subscriber Suite of innovative software applications and services.

“NCTC members now have access to tailored industry-leading broadband solutions and services that enable these operators to extend the range and reach of their networks,” said Craig Stein, VP, Americas sales and head of global business development at ADTRAN.

“We are committed to delivering the products, technology, software, services and support to fuel NCTC members’ growth as they look to deliver a compelling and profitable broadband subscriber experience at home, work and across the community.”