ADTRAN offers next-generation mmWave backhaul and access solutions

ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a provider of next-generation open networking solutions, has announced an agreement with CCS to deliver self-organizing mmWave technology for backhaul and access capabilities to wired and wireless operators as they embrace 5G densification architectures and significantly higher access speeds.

The global agreement with CCS, a UK-based pioneer in self-organizing 5G mmWave backhaul and Gigabit access, forms the latest development in ADTRAN´s Mosaic Open Network Alliance initiative. It complements ADTRAN´s existing SD-Access based NG-PON2 solution for 5G backhaul, featuring non-service impacting wavelength agility and ultra-low latency to safeguard the extraordinary SLA performance demands of 5G, IoT and other mission-critical services.

ADTRAN Mosaic Open Network Alliance was established in August, 2017, to accelerate the industry´s transition to open programmable, scalable networks and to provide operators from across the globe with a single point of reference for SD-Access and NFV solutions. CCS Metnet´s integration with ADTRAN Mosaic´s open architecture ensures total control and optimum operational efficiency across the network, irrespective of physical access medium.

ADTRAN, Inc. is a 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

CCS (Cambridge Communication Systems) is the creator of Metnet — the world´s only self-organising 5G microwave backhaul for small cell, 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), CCTV and fibre extension applications.