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ADTRAN's Gary Bolton Re-Elected to Fiber Broadband Association's Board


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

, (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

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Gary Bolton (Photo: Business Wire)

Gary Bolton (Photo: Business Wire)

"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

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

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


ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and
communications equipment. ADTRAN's products enable voice, data, video
and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures.
ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private
enterprises, government organizations and millions of individual users
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