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Will serve on Management Committee as Treasurer and Chair of the Government Relations Committee

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(December 6, 2018)—ADTRAN, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced VP of Global Marketing Gary Bolton has been re-elected to the Fiber Broadband Association’s Board. During the first year of his three-year term, Bolton will serve on the organization’s management committee as treasurer. In this role, he will also chair the finance and audit committee and the public policy committee.

“Gary’s market experience and understanding of the broadband market and regulatory landscape is unmatched. We’re excited to have him continue to share his knowledge with the Fiber Broadband Association,” President & CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association Lisa R. Youngers said. “It is our vision to be the voice for ultra-high-speed networks throughout the Americas, and having a seasoned, well-respected industry executive of Gary’s caliber commit to helping us achieve our goals is a tremendous asset.”

During Bolton’s tenure on the board, he has served as treasurer and chaired the policy and marketing committees. In his role as chairman of the association’s public policy committee, Bolton advocates for fiber broadband deployments to key federal, state and local legislative and regulatory agencies. ADTRAN has been a member since 2008.

“Fiber is rapidly becoming the critical lynchpin of next-generation services as the market races to deploy 10G services and beyond, prepare for 5G and Fixed Wireless rollouts, and deliver the services that business and residential customers are demanding,” Bolton said. “The Fiber Broadband Association provides a focal point and voice for the industry that has helped shaped the debate for the past decade. I look forward to being a part of the organization during this exciting market expansion.”

About the Fiber Broadband Association

The Fiber Broadband Association—formerly the Fiber to the Home Council Americas—is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all-fiber optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business, and everywhere.

The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, to collaborate with industry allies, and to propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations, and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at

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