Greenlight Communications deploys GPON with Zhone in Dunnellon, FL

DECEMBER 1, 2010 -- Florida local service provider Greenlight Communications will deploy the MXK multi-service access node (MSAN) system from Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) in a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) in Dunnellon, FL.

DECEMBER 1, 2010 -- Florida local service provider Greenlight Communications will deploy the MXK multi-service access node (MSAN) system from Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) in a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) in Dunnellon, FL.

“Greenlight is pleased to offer the Zhone solution for Active Ethernet and GPON connectivity to the city of Dunnellon as a future-proof investment,” noted Jessie Mason, general manager of Greenlight. “We chose Zhone based on its industry reputation for the market-leading MXK, its superior density and processing capabilities, and exceptional customer support and network planning, allowing the city to take advantage of planned fiber infrastructure for a faster installation of FTTx services.”

“The city of Dunnellon is excited about the reality of broadband development providing unlimited potential opportunities for both residents and enterprises,” shared F.C. Stark, vice mayor of Dunnellon. “The economic growth implied by this deployment is significant, and we’re looking forward to seeing immediate benefits when the FTTx equipment installation is complete.”

In addition to the standard triple play services, the network will accommodate data virtualization, video surveillance, telecommuting, and additional value-added services, Zhone says.

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