Sunday, July 26, 2009

ADTRAN Supplies Total Access 5000 to Iowa's Walnut Communications

Walnut Communications, a network operator serving west central Iowa, has selected Adtran's Total Access 5000 Multi-Service Access and Aggregation Platform (MSAP) for next-generation access and Ethernet transport throughout its network. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Walnut will utilize ADTRAN's enhanced Pseudowire Emulation Edge to End (PWE3) technology via the Total Access 5000 for TDM service delivery and Ethernet transport over fiber. Walnut will also utilize the Total Access 5000's eSHDSL capabilities to provide high-bandwidth services to local businesses using Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) for Ethernet service delivery.