SOURCE: Comtrend Corporation

Comtrend Corporation

May 24, 2010 10:15 ET

GVTC Selects Comtrend Wireless Gateway for Deployment

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2010) -  Comtrend Corporation, a global supplier of advanced networking solutions, today announced that GVTC has selected Comtrend's CT-5364A wireless gateway for deployment to its customers across its 2,000 square mile service area that includes Far North San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country. The Comtrend gateway provides 802.11n wireless capabilities in a dual-WAN ADSL2+ router with exceptional reliability.

GVTC is a comprehensive communications provider with offerings that go well beyond residential and business telephone service. The products and services also include cable TV, high-speed Internet, security, long distance, advanced data services and more. GVTC offers these services to a growing number of its customers through its advanced fiber-to-the-home network. GVTC is the largest provider of this technology in South Texas.

"Offering our customers a high-quality and affordable home networking solution is an important first step toward developing a host of managed IP options in the near future," said Tom Zanoli, GVTC, Internet product manager. "We chose Comtrend as our supplier due to their strong history of building top-notch networking products backed by a personal level of service that is hard to find these days. The CT-5364A gives us the flexibility for DSL today and potentially fiber tomorrow."

"We are honored to have been chosen by GVTC, a service provider that truly brings a level of high-touch customer support," said John Castreje, general manager for Comtrend North America. "The Comtrend CT-5364A will allow them to provide full management service options in a robust product offering that makes support a breeze."

The CT-5364A has four 10/100 Base-T Ethernet ports, a Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) function, an Ethernet WAN, and is backward compatible with existing 802.11b (11Mbps) and 11g (54bps) equipment. State of the art security features include 64/128 bit WEP encryption and WPA/WPA2 encryption.

The CT-5364A is designed for both residential and business applications that require wireless and wired connectivity to an ADSL broadband network. The CT-5364A supports up to 16 contiguous virtual connections, allowing for multiple simultaneous Internet connections. The CT-5364A is also designed with a TR-068 compliant color panel, which eases the installation of the modem and makes it more user-friendly.

Learn more about the Comtrend CT-5364A at http://www.comtrend.com/na/links/70$product.htm.

About Comtrend Corporation

Comtrend Corporation is a leading global supplier of DSL-based networking solutions. Comtrend designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of networking equipment consisting of ADSL2+, Bonded DSL, VDSL2, GPON, STBs, VOIP and other networking technologies. We bring value to consumers through our direct service provider customers across the world. Comtrend is committed to industry standards, interoperability and market-leading performance. Comtrend's vision is to bring people together with technology through a focus on innovation and superior service. The company has its North American headquarters in Irvine, California, and offices in Spain, Brazil, the UK, France, the Czech Republic, China and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.comtrend.com.

About GVTC

GVTC is a full-service communications provider offering high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, phone service and home security monitoring across 2,000 square miles of South Central Texas. GVTC was the first company in the region to deploy fiber-to-the-home technology and through its next-generation fiber network offers the area's fastest Internet speeds. The company has been twice included on Broadband Properties magazine's list of top 100 broadband providers, recognized by the San Antonio Express-News as a top employer, selected for the Fiber-to-the-Home Council's Chairman's Award and named winner of the Broadband Multimedia Marketing Association's Service Provider Marketing Excellence Award. www.gvtc.com

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