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CTDI Acquires GoDigital Networks.

WEST CHESTER, Pa. & FREMONT, Calif. -- Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI CTDI Computed Tomography Dose Index
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), the world's largest independent global telecommunications repair and logistics provider, announced that it has acquired all assets of GoDigital Networks, the leading supplier of line-powered broadband network access products in North America. The announcement was made by CTDI chairman & CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  Jerry Parsons and became effective June 30, 2006.

Under the terms of the agreement, CTDI will continue to design, manufacture, sell and support GoDigital-branded products, primarily the XCel product family, and will assume ongoing product life-cycle management responsibilities. GoDigital's facility in Fremont, Calif. will become the newest of CTDI's 37 locations in their global network. Frank Akers, GoDigital president & CEO, will lead the Fremont branch and its staff, focusing on R&D, sales and marketing.

"The acquisition of GoDigital Networks strengthens CTDI's product, repair and service portfolios," said Parsons. "CTDI's increased capacity in the high-growth access and transport markets will benefit both our OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and  and carrier customers."

"GoDigital couldn't be happier to have merged with CTDI, which is recognized as the leader in the telecom service industry," stated Akers. "This can only strengthen our current DSL DSL
 in full Digital Subscriber Line

Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary
 product solutions and solidify our long-term vision for GoDigital products."

GoDigital Networks designs and markets telecommunications equipment that facilitates universal broadband coverage and increases copper access line performance. Products include the XCel-4a ADSL See DSL.

ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
 extension system, which extends the range of existing DSLAMs and Next Generation Digital Loop Carriers (NGDLCs).

GoDigital's long-range DSL and multiple voice transmission systems help ILECs more fully utilize existing copper infrastructure to deliver cost-effective voice services and V.90 Internet access to business and residential subscribers (regardless of distance from the central office), while mechanized mech·a·nize  
tr.v. mech·a·nized, mech·a·niz·ing, mech·a·niz·es
1. To equip with machinery: mechanize a factory.

 loop testing technology provides remote diagnosis of copper line issues. More than 300 local exchange carriers use GoDigital products, including Qwest, Verizon, ALLTEL, CenturyTel, TELUS TELUS Telemetric Universal Sensor  and Iowa Telecom.

CTDI provides maintenance service solutions to the telecommunications industry, including wireline repair & logistics, wireless repair & logistics, engineering and installation services, global supply chain solutions, and product engineering & manufacturing. CTDI has also acquired the eLuminant product line from Zhone Technologies, IAD (Integrated Access Device) A device that multiplexes a variety of communications technologies in the customer's premises onto a single telephone line for transmission to the carrier. It also demultiplexes the incoming streams into their respective channels.  and DSLAM (DSL Access Multiplexor) A central office (CO) device for ADSL service that intermixes voice traffic and DSL traffic onto a customer's DSL line. It also separates incoming phone and data signals and directs them onto the appropriate carrier's network. See DSL.  products from Nortel as well as the Nortel Async product portfolio.

About CTDI

A premier Telecommunications service company headquartered in West Chester, Pa., CTDI has provided groundbreaking maintenance and product service solutions to the global telecommunications industry since 1975. Today, CTDI offers the most comprehensive Service Portfolio in the industry. CTDI services Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Carriers from 37 international strategic repair and logistics locations supported by an experienced team of over 3,500 telecommunications professionals. CTDI feels we are the best in the industry at what we do and has a company-wide commitment to achieving service excellence.
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