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June 15, 2010
Utility Telephone Delivers up to 100 Mbps Using Positronís Aktino Copper Bonding Solution

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, June 15, 2010 – Positron Access Solutions, a leader in copper bonding symmetric/asymmetric solutions, announced today that Utility Telephone, a telephone and internet service provider to businesses and organizations, is taking their “Customer First” approach to the next level by utilizing the Positron Access line of products.

The proliferation of cloud computing, large data warehouses and ever growing mobile workforce has created an insatiable demand from businesses for highly reliable access bandwidth. In order to stay competitive and continue to grow, telecom service providers have realized that they must upgrade their networks to meet the demand of their customers with limited CAPEX budgets. By using Positron’s entire suite of Aktino products, Utility Telephone is able to economically provide up to 100 Mbps symmetric and asymmetric services on their leased copper infrastructure to customers all over California and Nevada.

“Our customers are demanding more and more bandwidth. Unfortunately, the technology we are currently using is bandwidth thin beyond 6,000 feet. We do not have ready access to fiber, but thanks to Positron’s Aktino copper-based solutions we are able to strategically augment our network to meet our customers’ demands,” said Jason Mills, founder and CEO of Utility Telephone. “No other copper-bonding solution even came close to Aktino’s rate and reach performance. The unique ability to deliver cost-effective, high-bandwidth services quickly to large segments of our customer base on copper represents a tremendous opportunity.”

Increased demand for high bandwidth coupled with intense competition and price pressure in the marketplace has created a great sense of urgency to quickly and cost effectively deploy solutions to meet the needs of customers. Using Positron’s Aktino products, Utility provides up to 100 Mbps symmetric service to connect a data center for a webhosting organization on 3,000-foot loops. In another application, Utility is providing up to 35 Mbps symmetric service to interconnect data warehouses to remote locations for data rich institutions such as hospitals and banks at 10,000 feet.

“Utility Telephone is a pioneer in being able to deliver profitable, high bandwidth business services in a leased-copper infrastructure environment without compromising their customer footprint,” said Hossam Salib, VP of Marketing at Positron Access.” We are enthusiastic about providing Utility with a flexible tool which enables them to meet the needs of their customers and grow their business.”

About Utility Telephone
Utility Telephone was founded in 1996 to fill a void in the business communications market. It provides Internet and telephone services to businesses and organizations all over California and Nevada and is a leader among the new generation of service providers for the next decade.

About Positron Access Solutions
Founded in 1970, Positron, a member of the Metro Ethernet Forum, develops and manufactures telecommunications equipment including Aktino carrier-class bonded copper solutions and fiber optic transmission equipment for SONET/SDH and packet based carrier networks for applications including Mobile Backhaul , Metro Ethernet Networks, Core transport networks, access and edge aggregation, and triple-play backhaul. The Positron portfolio includes the OSIRIS and OSIRIS Compact multi-service platforms (MSP), integrated access solutions for the rapidly expanding Ethernet over SONET/SDH networks. The Converged Access Device portfolio includes the pseudowire based AEX-50/100 for the edge of access and metro networks. Positron's global footprint extends from the United States and Canada through Europe, Latin America, Australia, Asia and the South Pacific.

For more information, please contact:
Mireille Alvo
Marketing Specialist
Tel: (514) 345-2220 x2906

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