News | March 24, 2008

Citizens Telephone Selects Alloptic For Fiber Optic Access Solution

Livermore, CA - Alloptic, a global leader in the development of RF over glass (RFoG) and passive optical networking (PON) solutions for CATV, telecom, and private network operators worldwide, recently announced that Citizens Telephone located in Leslie, GA has begun deploying Alloptic's state-of-the-art fiber optic communications network. As the network is deployed, the residents and businesses in the City of Vienna, Georgia will have access to an array of new, world class, communication and entertainment products and services.

"We are extremely pleased with the breadth of solutions that Alloptic is able to provide," said Charles Ledger, General Manager at Citizens Telephone. "This is more than just technology. The Alloptic solution enables us to open up an array of products and services to our customers. We intend to reach more than 1000 subscribers with our fiber-based approach. For our residential customers, we will offer a full triple-play communications and entertainment bundle, and for our business customers we will be offering an extended portfolio of business products. Since these services will be riding on a fiber-optic network, our customers will see superior performance at a very competitive price. We have already received rave reviews from the initial customers and have a backlog of service orders to address."

Alloptic is an industry leader in the development and deployment of RFoG and PON technology. Alloptic's access network systems have been deployed around the world and offer the only solution with years of field-hardened operational history. Alloptic offers the widest portfolio of products for fiber access networks.

"We are pleased to add Citizens Telephone to our growing list of independent telephone companies that have chosen the Alloptic solution," said Shane Eleniak, VP of Business Development and Marketing for Alloptic. "As Citizens knows, it isn't just about technology - the desire to move to a fiber optic infrastructure is about services; the ability to provide new and creative applications and services. With our solution, our customers are able to realize a seamless migration from their current service offering to an unlimited array of IP based services."

SOURCE: Alloptic Inc.