ADTRAN introduces solutions to address 30% of rural America without broadband

ADTRAN, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), the provider of next-generation open networking solutions, has announced the sixth generation of its worldwide market-leading sealed micro Fiber-to-the-Node (FTTN) solutions to help bridge the digital divide and reach the 700,000 locations covered by the Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II program, the company said.

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced updates to its CAF program to improve the quality and availability of high-speed Internet service in rural America. Further, the US Department of Agriculture also unveiled a USD 600 million loan and grant program to assist with building rural broadband infrastructure.

As the market provider of building and deploying solutions for CAF and rural applications, ADTRAN has delivered numerous innovations through its sealed micro FTTN solutions that help service providers affordably deliver ultra-broadband (100+Mbps) services into remote and rural areas. The latest member of the ADTRAN ultra-broadband family of solutions further expands service providers´ options to reach more customers by utilizing enhanced technologies to build their best networks.

ADTRAN, Inc. is the 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, visit