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OTTAWA and BOSTON, September 23, 2013 – BTI Systems, the software and networking leader empowering content and service providers to capitalize on trends in cloud services, mobility and Internet video, today announced that Hayneville Fiber Transport is substantially upgrading its infrastructure by building a new 4 terabyte (TB)-capable regional network spanning Montgomery to Mobile, Alabama, by deploying BTI’s industry-leading packet optical networking software and systems.

Headquartered in Greenville, Alabama, Hayneville Fiber Transport provides carrier-class services to consumers and businesses throughout the state. “We are excited to deliver flexible 100G and 10G wavelengths as well as Gigabyte Ethernet (GbE) services,” said Hayneville Fiber Transport President Evelyn Causey. “BTI is enabling us to build one of the most advanced regional networks in Alabama. Our customers will benefit from easy and rapid service activation over our resilient and scalable regional network. We’re looking forward to increasing bandwidth, while providing more flexible and cost-effective high-speed services – especially for customers in the carrier, government, financial, auto manufacturing and higher education markets.” Hayneville Fiber Transport is using the BTI 7800 Series; the BTI 7000 Series; the BTI proNX Management and Control Software; and the BTI proNX SLA Portal to deliver advanced services. Key benefits to Hayneville Fiber Transport of BTI’s solution include industry-leading 100G Coherent density, integrated BTI packetVX Carrier Ethernet switching and an intelligent, scalable ROADM.

With BTI’s solution, Hayneville Fiber Transport will operate one of the first 100G 4TB, upgradeable to 9.6TB-capable networks in Alabama. “Hayneville is quickly establishing itself as the first choice for large enterprises demanding high-performance, high-bandwidth services,” said BTI Systems Vice President of Sales for North American Service Providers Tye Bragg. “By partnering with BTI, they’ll create an intelligent, multilayer, robust regional network that will deliver an array of new, scalable and revenue-generating services.”

About BTI Systems
BTI delivers solutions that transform the economics, performance and innovation of global networks through intelligent networking software and systems. Leading content, cloud and service providers choose BTI to drive improved operational efficiencies and profitably deliver high-value services to businesses and consumers around the globe. With more than 380 customers, BTI is headquartered in North America, and operates region sales, marketing, and R&D centers of excellence throughout the world. For more information, visit www.btisystems.com.

About Hayneville Fiber Transport, Inc.
Hayneville Fiber Transport is a wholesale transport company with corporate headquarters located in Greenville, Alabama. HFT meets the needs of all types of telecom/data interconnectivity including cellular, governmental, industrial, banking and educational institutions. HFT has constructed an extensive fiber network between Montgomery and Mobile, Alabama, with new routes planned to Birmingham and Atlanta. Along with its sister company, Hayneville Telephone Company and subsidiary Camellia Communications, HFT currently serves 4800+ customers with retail services including telephone, data, and IPTV. Their existing fiber facilities comprise more than 700 route miles of fiber.

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