Summit Broadband Enhances High Speed Fiber-Optic Connectivity with iPhotonix

Community in the Orlando-Kissimmee Metropolitan Area to get Fiber Gigabit Services

RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- iPhotonix, an innovation leader for the fiber-optics-to-home technologies industry, announced today that Summit Broadband has selected the iPhotonix iVolve platform to bring advanced fiber-optic solutions to residents in the gated community of Royal Harbor, in Tavares, Florida.

"The residents of Royal Harbor are an active, adult community with exacting standards. In addition to community conveniences, residents expect the best services to their private homes," said John Pietri, VP Engineering, Summit Broadband. "With iVolve, our Summit Broadband connection will enable premium Triple Play services, including the most vivid HD TV service available, clear phone services and lightening-fast Ethernet."

The iVolve Platform is a cost-effective, revenue generating high-speed fiber-optic technology that can easily integrate with existing applications or be deployed in new developments. The iVolve platform utilizes a complete and comprehensive array of network devices, terminals and distribution units and is the most advanced, fully certified, standard compliant optical network terminal (ONT) in the world.

"With iVolve, Summit Broadband's uncompressed video product will allow for one of the best HD quality images in the country and additionally support market-leading services like 1Gig Internet and crystal clear phone service," said Jeff Mulqueen, deputy chief executive officer and vice president of sales and business development, iPhotonix. "We are pleased to help Summit Broadband provide Royal Harbor residents with the most captivating, life-like television experience available."

Fiber optic services are setting the precedent for a new expectation of broadband delivery worldwide.   iPhotonix iVolve Platform delivers a multiple system operable optical access solution that allows providers to expand their markets and accelerate delivery of services for the ultimate customer experience.

About Summit Broadband

Summit Broadband, a regional service provider, offers phone, high-speed Internet, cable TV and data transport services to both commercial and residential customers throughout Southwest and Central Florida. The company also offers dark fiber transport services to enterprise and carrier customers. Summit Broadband now supplies uncompressed high-definition television and the fastest residential Internet service available with speeds of 1,000 megabits per second (1 gigabit per second). In 2013 Summit Broadband merged with US Metro, Marco Island Cable, and NuVu — offering businesses and consumers a 500-mile fiber-optic backbone connecting their Florida markets.

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About iPhotonix

iPhotonix is a Richardson, Texas based company supplying technology for the optical transformation occurring throughout the globe in the residential, business, enterprise and mobile backhaul markets. iPhotonix develops and markets via its iVolve brand, the world's first Multi-System Operable Optical Access Platform. This platform utilizes its own complete and comprehensive array of GPON & Active Ethernet access devices (ONTs, MDUs, etc.) and delivers the richest feature set of integrated voice, video, high-speed data and gateway solutions. iPhotonix has a legacy of innovation and R&D experience, building extensible solutions for triple-play services. The product portfolio reflects wide range of flexibility and expertise to benefit service providers.

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