Communication Technologies, Inc. VP named new head of Power Line Communications board

CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 14, 2004 — Communication Technologies, Inc. (COMTek), a telecommunications and information systems company that is the dominant U.S. firm in deployment of broadband over powerline (BPL) technology, announced that the firm’s Vice President for Commercial Services Walter Adams is the new president of the Power Line Communications Association (PLCA) board of directors.

“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Walter Adams to PLCA’s board at this critical juncture in our industry,” said PLCA Managing Director Alan R. Shark. “COMTek’s expertise in BPL and telecommunications will be of great value as PLCA continues to promote the benefits of broadband for everyone.”

“Walter Adams is a seasoned telecommunications executive who has spearheaded COMTek’s highly successful, industry leading BPL initiatives,” said COMTek President and CEO Joseph E. Fergus. “His membership on PLCA’s board is supported by the entire COMTek team and we look forward to active participation in shaping the nationwide BPL initiative.”

PLCA is an independent trade organization that promotes power line communications as a viable means of high-speed, broadband delivery to millions of homes and businesses throughout North America. Formed in 2001, PLCA represents electric utilities, manufacturers of power line communications equipment, systems integrators, Internet service providers and others with an economic interest in the industry. Today, PLCA is the recognized industry leader whose membership covers over 20 million households. Learn more at

COMTek owns and operates the first city-wide commercial BPL network in the United States. On December 1, 2004, COMTek announced that it has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the 500 fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. The COMTek success story made the company a natural for inclusion on the “Inc. 500” hottest company list.

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Communication Technologies, Inc. (COMTek) is a leading-edge telecommunications and information systems technology company. The company’s core capabilities center on providing worldwide broadband network service, the complete lifecycle of systems integration (including software development), network operation, systems administration, information security, and training.

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