Alcom Deploys Paradyne's GranDSLAM 4200IP for Multimedia over Broadband

10/23/2003 - Paradyne Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDYN), a leading provider of broadband voice, data and video network access solutions, announced that its GranDSLAM® 4200IP DSLAM has been selected for deployment by Alands Datakommunikation (Alcom), the leading provider of telecommunications solutions in the Aland Islands, Finland.

The GranDSLAM 4200IP DSLAM, one of the industries first ADSL2 products, enables service providers to supply high-quality DSL solutions competitively in a stackable form factor. It is a video-ready DSLAM that incorporates traffic prioritization techniques, multicast functionality and Paradyne's Quick Channel‘ technology for quick, crisp channel changes.

"We are currently deploying the Paradyne GranDSLAM 4200IP throughout our network in order to grow our ADSL deployments," said Conny Rosenberg, CEO of Alcom. "We selected the GranDSLAM 4200IP because it proved to be ahead of competitors in performance benchmark testing and it is well suited for voice, video and data services."

Alcom will initially be deploying data services and will soon be incorporating a video on demand service using the GranDSLAM 4200IP. In addition, the GranDSLAM 4200IP will be used in the future for new services such as broadcast video.

"Alcom is an great example of how carriers are leveraging Paradyne solutions for video and data services," said Sean Belanger, CEO, Paradyne Networks. "We look forward to growing the relationship with Alcom as they continue to deploy new services."

About Alands Datakommunikation ab
Alands Datakommunikation AB (Alcom) supplies broadband internet access and related services to residental and business customers on the Aland islands, as well as to ISPs in neighbouring regions. Being an early adopter of new technology, Alcom was one of the first ISPs in Scandinavia to offer residential internet access through DSL. The DSL network, together with the regional fiber optic network, provides an infrastructure for coming broadband services such as video-on-demand and broadcast video. For more information, see

About Paradyne
Paradyne is a leading developer of carrier-class, high-speed network access solutions for broadband voice, data and video. A recognized market leader in digital subscriber line (DSL), service level management (SLM), and Broadband Voice and Media Gateway solutions, Paradyne markets its award-winning GranDSLAM and BitStormTMDSL systems, ReachDSLTM and EtherLoop® products, Jetstream® Media Gateway systems and iMarcTM/FrameSaver® Service Level Management systems to service providers and business customers worldwide. More information may be obtained by visiting or by calling +1-727-530-8623.

BitStorm, iMarc, and ReachDSL are trademarks of Paradyne Corporation. GranDSLAM, EtherLoop, Jetstream, FrameSaver, Paradyne, and the Paradyne logo are registered trademarks of Paradyne Corporation.

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