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Emerald Networks Announces Execution of Landing Party Agreement with AT&T



  Emerald Networks Announces Execution of Landing Party Agreement with AT&T

Agreement with global telecommunications leader is the latest in a series of
milestones and achievements that Emerald Networks has announced regarding
Emerald Express, the new-build submarine cable system connecting North America
to Europe and Iceland.

PR Newswire

DUBLIN, Jan. 22, 2013

DUBLIN, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerald Networks, a new-build network
submarine cable system that will connect North America to Europe and Iceland
with extraordinary new capacity, announced today the signing of a Landing
Party Agreement (LPA) with multinational telecommunications provider AT&T.

Under this agreement AT&T will provide facilities and operational support for
terminating the Emerald Express subsea cable at the former TAT12/13 cable
station in Shirley, NY. This infrastructure will enable Emerald Express to
utilize the most innovative optical technologies and provide the most advanced
undersea telecommunications system constructed to date.

"As we continue toward full implementation of Emerald Express, we are
extremely pleased and looking forward to a productive relationship with our
strategic collaborators, including AT&T," said Dr. William C. Marra, CEO of
Emerald Networks. "Due to the continued market expansion of media and mobile
demand for internet bandwidth and new multimedia applications we are
anticipating massive market changes driven by explosive growth in
telecommunications traffic worldwide, and our system will be part of this
evolution."

This news is the latest in a series of strategic company milestones that
Emerald Networks has announced recently. Over the past four months alone, the
company announced a strategic investment by Storage Engine, Inc., as well as
the appointments of Dr. William C. Marra to Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
Phillip Magiera to Chief Financial Officer and Dr. Gisli Hjalmtysson to its
Board of Directors.

ABOUT EMERALD NETWORK
Emerald Networks, is a new-build network submarine cable system that will
connect North America to Europe and Iceland with extraordinary new capacity
and will be a low-latency network across the Atlantic.  Emerald Networks is an
open network architecture platform that is agnostic and enables upgrades with
various new technologies. It will be the first 100G system with a unique route
that links Shirley, New York to the West Coast of Ireland with a branch
connection to Grindavik, Iceland and a future branch connection to Portugal.
The system is scheduled to be ready for service by mid 2014.

Media Contact: North 6th Agency, Inc.
212-334-9753, emerald@n6a.com

SOURCE Emerald Networks

Website: http://www.emeraldnetworks.com
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