Suttle Announces a Multi-Million Dollar, Multi-Year Contract for the New FutureLink™ Intelligent Wall Plate System

Minneapolis, MN — March 31, 2014 — Suttle, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ-GM: JCS), announces an exciting multi-million dollar, three year contract for the new FutureLink™ Intelligent Wall Plate System from a major US communications service provider.

“The FutureLink™ Intelligent Wall Plate System is the newest release in Suttle’s next generation of high-speed, medium-agnostic home connectivity products for a broad set of customers,” said George Wakileh, Suttle Global Vice President of Technology and Business Development. Mr. Wakileh explained the role of this new solution in the market, “As part of a broader technology platform, this intelligent wall plate is designed to significantly improve home connectivity practices regardless of whether the network is copper or fiber.” He added that, “This intelligent system prepares service provider’s networks for future upgrade and expansion, reduces service turn-up times and truck rolls, and lowers total cost of ownership (TCO).”

Bruce Blackwood, Suttle President and General Manager emphasized how this newest release fits into Suttle’s vision to enable the Truly Connected Home, “This platform validates the hard work of the Suttle team and their understanding of customer, technology and network demands.”

Additionally, Jon Hagstrom, Suttle Vice President of Sales stated that, “This platform has gained momentum in the broader market and this award is further proof of the market’s thirst for these types of medium-agnostic, intelligent solutions.”

About Suttle

Suttle specializes in the strategic innovation of connectivity solutions for communications service providers’ networks. Suttle’s solutions for triple play services meet network needs from the central office all the way into the premise. Product customization fulfills specific customer needs, by incorporating the best available technology, leveraging existing infrastructure and laying a foundation for future growth. The company’s quality management systems are ISO 9001 and TL9000 certified. Founded in 1910, Suttle is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Communications Systems, Inc.

Company Contact:
Lourdes Sanchez
Sr. Marketing Manager, Suttle
Telephone: 800-852-8662