UTOPIA awards CPE deployment contract to Communications Technology Services

October 4, 2004 Marlborough, MA-- Communication Technology Services (CTS), a national provider of professional field technical support solutions and services, today announced it has been awarded a contract from Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA) to provide fiber-to-the-home customer premises network deployment.

October 4, 2004 Marlborough, MA-- Communication Technology Services (CTS), a national provider of professional field technical support solutions and services, today announced it has been awarded a contract from the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA) to provide fiber-to-the-home customer premises network deployment. UTOPIA is a consortium of 14 Utah cities engaged in deploying a fiber-optic network to every business and household (about 140,000) within its footprint.

Under the agreement, CTS will provide installation, maintenance and repair at the customer premise, encompassing fiber-optic cable and termination devices, premise wiring and service related voice, video and data equipment.

"UTOPIA set stringent standards for our curb-to-the-home contractor. We demanded a vendor who would take meticulous care to minimize disruptions and leave homeowners satisfied with the condition of their houses and yards. We were impressed with CTS's proven track record in this area resulting from a detailed training program and strict attention to quality control," said Roger Black, UTOPIA's chief operating officer.

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