HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – ADTRAN, Inc., a leading provider of next-generation innovative fiber and fiber extension broadband access solutions, today announced that through its Enabling Communities, Connecting Lives program, Franklin Telephone Company Inc. (Franklin Telephone) has selected its Mosaic Customer Experience, Powered by Plume, to deliver a full suite of Smart Home Services to elevate the in-home subscriber experience.
Franklin Telephone has been delivering services to approximately 6,400 customers in and around 26 counties in Mississippi for over 60 years. Despite its focus on serving rural communities, Franklin Telephone prides itself in delivering best-in-class services to its customers. As e-learning, working from home, video streaming and other broadband intensive applications shift the way subscribers leverage their home Wi-Fi, the innovative operator saw an opportunity to create and deliver an unrivaled customer experience in the home while leveraging its existing advanced Fiber-to-the-Home and xDSL networks. Utilizing ADTRAN's solution, Franklin Telephone is further enhancing its subscribers' broadband experience by leveraging AI-powered automatic Wi-Fi optimization and security for seamless connectivity and added protection of their home networks. This deployment will allow Franklin Telephone to empower its subscribers with the ability to personalize their home networks by creating profiles for their children and family members and manage access to the internet and content. With greater adaptability, security and updates at scale, Franklin Telephone can support the demands of consumers in today’s environment and into the future.
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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
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Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
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