John Hoover
Sr. Product Manager, Access

John Hoover is senior product manager for access products at Tellabs. In this role, he is responsible for product line management and marketing for all access products including the Optical LAN solutions.

Previously, John held multiple roles in Tellabs’ access division, where he influenced major industry milestones such as early RBOC PON deployments, telecom video implementations, Optical LAN adoption and SARDANA research. For the past decade, he has provided application engineering and product management for IP, Ethernet, PON, DSL, voice, video, data network, transport network and wireless network technologies. He has provided design and implementation for enterprises, MDU, education, hospitality, healthcare, cable, wireless and wireline service provider projects ranging from thousands of dollars to billions of dollars.

John has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Minor in Economics from California State University Long Beach School of Business.

Blog Posts:


Building a Simple, Smart, Scalable Foundation for Software-Defined LANs

What if you could dynamically allocate LAN bandwidth based on real-time needs in software? What if you could pre-program strict quality of service (QoS) to different LAN users, services, devices and ports? What if you could manage secure authorization and authentication in software and automatically associate to users, services, devices and ports?

If you could, then you would have the foundation for a software-defined “LAN.”


School District Innovates to Improve Digital Learning, Saves Enough to Cover a Teacher's Salary

In a recent letter to the FCC, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) is pushing the importance of bringing high-speed Internet to more schools and libraries around the county.

According to the letter, students at every U.S. school should have access to Internet speeds of 100Mbps today, and 1Gbps per second by 2017. High-speed Internet is just as important to a child’s learning opportunities as chalkboards and textbooks. But, 72% percent of schools today do not have adequate Internet.


Upgrade Your Hotels and Resorts to Optical LAN and Increase ROI

Following a recession that started in 2009, the US hospitality industry is finally starting to grow at a normal rate. As it continues to recover and the demand for its services grows, hotels and resorts are searching for new ways to lower costs and increase revenues. What hotels are often not aware of is that these goals can be easily achieved by simply switching to an all-fiber based network infrastructure, also known as passive Optical LAN.


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