HolstonConnect, FiberRise partner with Adtran for fiber build
ADTRAN announced it is partnering with Holston Electric Cooperative and solutions provider FiberRise to create a utility-grade Gigabit broadband network across the entire HEC cooperative membership in the Tennessee Valley. Together these companies will establish a broadband infrastructure that will connect the entire community to the world while attracting industry and improving educational opportunities, healthcare and overall quality of life. HEC partnered with FiberRise to build its broadband network. FiberRise provided a comprehensive implementation plan to support the deployment, ensuring reach and advanced service delivery to customers throughout a service area encompassing 25,000 residential and 5,500 commercial and industrial members. Using ADTRAN's Total Access 5000 Gigabit services platform with Ethernet Transport Optical Switch and GPON, the HolstonConnect network is establishing a long-term, multi-gigabit fiber access solution built on an open, scalable architecture that provides the reliability and flexibility demanded of a modern telecommunications network.