APOLAN Recognizes Tellabs For PON Leadership in Innovation, Education and Promotion

by | Feb 24, 2020 | Blog

The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN) recognized its member companies that have embraced the Association’s mission to educate, advocate and promote for the global adoption of Passive Optical LAN technology. This year the honorees were formally announced at the APOLAN annual member’s meeting at the BICSI 2020 Winter Conference. It was very exciting to learn that Tellabs was acknowledged for exceptional achievements in all three categories of Education, Innovation and Promotion!

Education Award

APOLAN Education Gold award went to Tellabs for 5-day Optical LAN Deployment and Support Certification Training for VeteransWe are especially proud that the Education Gold award went to Tellabs for “Five-day Optical LAN Deployment and Support Certification Training for Veterans.” In 2019, Tellabs provided a gratis five-day Passive Optical LAN Deployment and Support Certification training class in Sterling, Virginia for veterans transitioning from active duty. Provided to students free of charge, the multi-day Optical LAN training curriculum incorporated both lectures and guided lab activities. The training helped eight veterans, many of whom were immediately offered employment opportunities with Tellabs’ federal government integrators.

Promotion Award

APOLAN Promotion Platinum awards, so Tellabs won Promotion Platinum awards for its Passive Optical LAN video seriesThere was a tie for the Promotion Platinum award, so Tellabs won a Promotion Platinum award for its “Passive Optical LAN video series.” Tellabs developed professionally produced videos created following the Challenger (CEB) Sales Method, which is a sales approach tailor made for selling complex technical solutions. The first video is an introduction to Passive Optical LAN titled “Tellabs Optical LAN Overview”. The second video speaks to using 10 gigabit Passive Optical LAN inside buildings and across an extended campus titled, “Tellabs FlexSym Series 10 gigabit Optical LAN.”  Video content like this is essential to attract, engage and convert customers from traditional network design to Passive Optical LAN.

APOLAN Promotion Platinum award, with help from both Tellabs and OCC, for the 2019 Regional OLAN Seminar SeriesAlpha Technologies also won the Promotion Platinum award, with help from both Tellabs and OCC, for the “2019 Regional OLAN Seminar Series.” Alpha, OCC and Tellabs collaborated to create a three-city roadshow to demonstrate the benefits of POL, including techniques and best practices for cabling and remote power. The events occurred in Washington DC, Dallas, and Las Vegas. The audience learned how to plan, build, and operate a POL network, from pre-sale to post-deployment implementation. The event showed how the three elements of deployment – electronics, cabling, and power – can be deployed in an economical manner to compete with legacy Category 5/6 alternatives.

Innovation Award

APOLAN Innovation Platinum winner was Alpha Technologies with support from Tellabs, for the World’s Largest Remote Powered POL Network, Fort Belvoir, US ArmyThe Innovation Platinum winner was Alpha Technologies, an EnerSys Company, with support from Tellabs, for the “World’s Largest Remote Powered POL Network, Fort Belvoir, US Army.” Using Tellabs’ OLAN equipment, and Alpha’s remote powering solutions, Fort Belvoir became the largest deployment of remotely powered POL in the world. The improved efficiency of the remote powering solution (92 percent vs 70 percent for local power alternatives) is resulting in lower energy consumption of the facility. In addition, remote accessibility is improving the ability to troubleshoot the network, and the ability to remotely reboot an ONT is lowering operating costs by minimizing technician visits.

If you would like to read more about the 2019 APOLAN member award winners, you can read the entire APOLAN news release by clicking right here.

To learn more about Tellabs Optical LAN, please visit our social media; FacebookLinkedInTwitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

John Hoover

John Hoover

Marketing Director

News Releases

Corporate news releases recognizing significant achievements of Tellabs operations, products, solutions and customers.

Case Studies

Hear directly from our customers about their successful installations, quantifiable benefits and sincere testimonials.

Events

Up-coming conferences, seminars and webinars where Tellabs products, solutions and people will be actively participating.

Blogs & Articles

Read these short, and regularly updated, opinion pieces covering contemporary industry and technology topics.

White Papers

Download our non-vendor specific overviews meant to help readers understand an issue, solve a problem, or make a decision.

Videos

Media to educate and advocate our products, technologies or services, and offer direct insight into our customer references and user case studies.

Enterprise

Tellabs Optical LAN is a true enterprise centric solution that offers a better means of designing and operating networks inside buildings and across extended campuses.

Broadband

Tellabs 1000 MSAP (aka T1000, DMAX, AFC, UMC) is the industry’s only Broadband Digital Loop Carrier platform that converges legacy copper and modern fiber connectivity.

Technical Assistance Center

Address your questions and challenges quickly with our award winning TAC. Flexible support options to meet your needs.

Professional Services

From small projects to migrations to full turn key services, Tellabs is here to help.

Training

Preparation is the key to success.  Get your team ready to plan, deploy and manage your Tellabs Network. Check our our Training Curriculum today!

Credentials

You worked hard in Training, now it's time to show your new credentials off to the World through our Digital Credentialing Program!

Become a Partner

The Tellabs Advantage Partner Program is designed to offer our partners exceptional opportunities to grow your business, increase revenue and gain unique solution differentiation.

Find a Partner

For our end-customers, our Tellabs Advantage Partner Program offer best-in-breed services that match specific vertical markets and geographical regions with the end-customers exact needs in mind.

Leadership

Meet the Tellabs leadership team that represents diverse areas of expertise, and who are committed to exceeding the expectations of our employees, partners and customers.

Careers

Visit Tellabs’ online careers pages to see if there is a job opportunity that matches your ambitions. We offer excellent pay, benefits and career advancement possibilities.

Contact

Tellabs offer several easy options for contacting us. You can connect with us today via phone, email, online forms, or through social media channels.