Alltel And Actelis Team To Win GlobalComm™ 2006 "Awards Of Excellence"

TIA award honors the Industry's Best Communications Technology Companies, Products and Services

GlobalComm, Chicago, Illinois, June 5, 2006 - Actelis Networks®, the leading provider of Carrier Ethernet over Copper™ networking equipment, today announced that, ALLTEL, one of their longstanding customers had won the prestigious Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), 2006 Awards of Excellence. The GLOBALCOMM™ Awards of Excellence honor the information and communications technology (ICT) industry's preeminent organizations, recognizing the most promising new technologies and the delivery of the best new network services, strategic support and customer care.

ALLTEL was honored for their Ethernet over Copper Broadband Service which is delivered using Actelis Carrier Ethernet over Copper products. "ALLTEL is clearly an innovator in the Telecommunications industry and the recognition by TIA certainly reflects the ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence," commented Mehmet Balos, Actelis' President for the Americas and Chief Marketing Officer. Who continued, "Actelis is proud to provide ALLTEL with our award-winning Carrier Ethernet over Copper equipment. Our award-winning products, build award winning networks!"

The Awards of Excellence winners will be honored during GLOBALCOMM™, the next-generation communications marketplace and summit, being held June 4-8, 2006, at Chicago's McCormick Place. For TIA, GLOBALCOMM™ replaces SUPERCOMM® as TIA's annual industry event.

Actelis will showcase the equipment used to win the GLOBALCOMM™ Awards of Excellence in their booth (63075) throughout the show, with demonstrations of the technology, and applications to explain how Carrier Ethernet over Copper technology can be used to meet the growing demand for Ethernet services by subscribers who do not have access to fiber. Actelis Carrier Ethernet over Copper products are available through the company's distribution network around the world.