Utility providers are leveraging fiber optic access to empower their communities in a range of areas, from more effective power grid management, to enablement of measurable gains in business innovation, advanced healthcare, increased educational opportunity, and improved quality of life overall.

Real Partnership: Electric Cooperatives

ADTRAN understands the changing environment electric co-ops face today and the world of opportunities that lie ahead with broadband.

Fixed Wireless Access Options

Fixed Wireless
Access Options

In certain cases where the economics for FTTH aren’t immediately practical, fiber to a distribution point along with fixed wireless access solutions may offer a hybrid approach to last mile connectivity.

Learn more: Fixed Wireless Access Solutions

Understand the Power of Fiber Networks

the Power of
Fiber Networks

Electric utilities can implement and maintain fiber infrastructure with complete business visibility and simplicity in the delivery of broadband services with limitless bandwidth.

Learn more: Why Broadband is the Key
Learn more: Powering Rural Communities with Gig Services
Learn more: How Does Fiber-to-the-Home Work?

Planning for 10 Gigabit

Planning for
10 Gigabit

Utilities understand the need to build for the long term, so ensuring a straightforward investment path to 10 Gigabit network infrastructure is an important planning consideration.

Learn more: 10G PON Technologies
Illustration: 1G and 10G Cost Comparison

5G and Utilities

5G and Utilities

Utilities have a key role to play in the infrastructure for next generation mobile service delivery, as it will be underpinned by a robust, high capacity access network.

Learn more: 5G Overview

Internet the Way It Should Be

Internet the Way
It Should Be

SmartRG, an ADTRAN company, offers the products and services to provide robust Wi-Fi solutions by delivering the power of the broadband access network to the consumer’s home and distributing it anywhere and everywhere.

Learn more: SmartRG, an ADTRAN Company
News: SmartRG Mesh Wi-Fi, a Carrier-Grade Whole Home Wi-Fi Solution

Partner with Our Professional Services

Partner with Our
Professional Services

ADTRAN serves as a trusted partner, speeding your time to market, maximizing network performance, and enabling you to transform your community vision into reality.

Learn more: Professional Services

Subscriber Experience Matters


As utilities become communications service providers, they need to plan upfront integration of network and subscriber information, to ensure their customers’ quality of service.

Learn more: Smart Subscriber Insight


Gigabit Broadband
Service Delivery
in Action

SVEConnect’s fiber broadband services is enabling lifechanging impacts for the community it has powered for over 80 years, driving economic growth in countless ways.

Learn more: SVEC Case Study
News: A Transformative Fiber Build with HolstonConnect

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