Telstra Corp. Selects ADTRAN Solution To Deliver High-Speed Services; Versatility of ADTRAN's Total Access System Helps Telstra Meet Customer Demand.Business Editors/Technology Writers
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2001
ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on : ADTN ADTN Administrative Data Transmission Network
ADTN Administrative Data Telecommunications Network ), today announced that Telstra Corp. Ltd (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : TLS (1) (Transport Layer Security) A security protocol from the IETF that is based on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 protocol developed by Netscape. TLS uses digital certificates to authenticate the user as well as authenticate the network (in a wireless ) (ASX ASX
See: Australian Stock Exchange : TLS) has chosen ADTRAN's Total Access(R) System to deliver high-speed services to its extensive customer base. Telstra will leverage the flexibility of the Total Access broadband access platform, an integral building block of ADTRAN's distributed access solution, to deploy comprehensive network services using both copper-loop DSL technologies, such as ITU-standard SHDSL SHDSL Single-Line High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line
SHDSL Symmetrical High-Density Digital Subscriber Line
SHDSL Symmetrical High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line (Ericsson)
SHDSL Symmetrical Highspeed Digital Subscriber Loop , and high-speed fiber optic connections to the customer site. Using these technologies, Telstra can economically provide customers with the bandwidth demanded for increasingly sophisticated voice and data applications.
ADTRAN worked with Telstra to provide a custom end-to-end, managed solution for the company's specific network requirements. The ability of the ADTRAN engineering team to respond to those requirements resulted in a flexible deployment solution that fits seamlessly into Telstra's existing network.
"The Total Access System offers Telstra extraordinary deployment flexibility," said Ron Rydz, Program Development Manager, Data Network Products, Telstra IS&W of Telstra. "While it supports the technologies we use today, it also is designed to support technologies of the future. With ADTRAN's solution, we won't have to switch platforms to deliver new services."
"The Telstra team presented ADTRAN with its unique system requirements, and ADTRAN's engineering team worked with Telstra to achieve those requirements. Total Access is designed for versatility, so we were able to provide a timely solution that makes sense for Telstra's diverse customer base." said Tom Stanton, VP and General Manager of ADTRAN's Carrier Networks Division.
About the Total Access System
ADTRAN's Total Access System is a distributed access solution that enables carriers to strategically plan and design their next-generation networks. The Total Access System includes Carrier Class, broadband and narrowband access platforms, outside plant access terminals, multiplexers, IADs, and concentrators, along with system management and professional services. Uniquely designed with "grow-as-you-go" modularity, Total Access promotes strategic network planning that breaks down barriers to profitability, overcomes logistical deployment challenges, and expands customer reach with the latest, copper-saving technologies.
ADTRAN, Inc. is an established supplier of advanced transmission products for today's expansive telecommunications networks. Widely deployed in carrier, CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) An organization offering local telephone service that is not one of the traditional telephone companies. The Telecommunications Act of 1996 allowed competition to the incumbent telcos (ILECs), enabling new companies (CLECs) , enterprise, and global networks worldwide, ADTRAN products support all major digital technologies including fiber, T3, T1, E1, wireless T1/E1, ATM, Frame Relay, VPN, SHDSL, SDSL See DSL.
SDSL - Single-line Digital Subscriber Line , HDSL See DSL.
HDSL - High bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line , HDSL2, ISDN ISDN
in full Integrated Services Digital Network
Digital telecommunications network that operates over standard copper telephone wires or other media. , and DDS (1) (Digital Data Storage) See DAT.
(2) (Data Dictionary System) See QuickBuild and OpenDDS.
(3) (Dataphone Digital S . According to Gartner/Dataquest and IDC, ADTRAN has gained the leading market position in enterprise integrated access devices and HDSL, while maintaining its leadership position for the fourth year in a row in T1 and subrate CSU/DSUs, Frame Relay/DDS extension, and ISDN extension. ADTRAN equipment serves the major Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers, interexchange carriers, ISPs, Competitive Local Exchange Carriers, international service providers, public and private enterprises, and original equipment manufacturers.
For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923-8726) or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. On the web, visit www.adtran.com.
Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications company and electronic information services provider, servicing national and international companies with an innovative and practical approach. The company offers a unique mix of telecommunications services to cater to the needs of small to large businesses, multinational corporations, service providers and carriers globally. Telstra is actively developing and delivering value-added communications, Internet and content services.
Ranked as one of the top companies in the global telecommunications industry by market value, and listed on the Australian, NZ and US stock exchanges, Telstra employs over 50,000 staff globally. Offices span the Asia Pacific region, Europe, and the USA to service more than 230 countries and territories worldwide.