Just 1-2-3 steps to install our Tellabs ONT140W makes it as easy to learn as your ABCs

by | May 21, 2018 | Blog, Featured

The modular design of our ONT140W allows for installation to be completed in three easy steps that reduce labor costs and risk of damage.

Designed with the construction process in mind, our in-wall ONT installation process follows how buildings are built, allowing easy termination and installation without ever risking the ONT to construction damage.

1. Mount the Power Module in the wall

It all starts with the Power Module.  This module gets installed into a single- or dual-gang box during construction, typically right after the sheet rock is installed. The fiber is terminated and the power cable connected. Once tested, the power module is ready to go.

The power modules are sold in packs of ten (10), so there is no need to bring all of the ONTs on-site, open boxes, remove the module, repackage the ONT, and get the ONTs back off-site during construction.

2. Snap in the ONT with fiber termination

Once construction is complete, the walls are painted and locks are on the doors, you can bring the ONT140W electronics on-site, clean the connectors, and snap the ONT into the power module.  Our Panorama management systems automates configuration with software-based global policies you have created.  You never have to connect a device to the ONT to configure it – in fact, you can’t, by design. Try that with your typical managed switch!

3. Clip on the Faceplate orderable in any color you choose

Lastly, you clip on the faceplate and document the installation. You can use our web-based Panorama interface to verify the status of the ONT from your phone or tablet.  And, if there are any tenant improvements in the future that change the wall colors, you can always circle back to order new faceplates in new matching colors.

John Hoover, Tellabs Marketing Director
John Hoover
Director of Marketing
John Hoover is a Marketing Director at Tellabs and 2024 Board Chair of the Association for Promoting Optical LAN (APOLAN). Over the past 20 years, John has influenced industry milestones such as early passive optical network deployments, video implementations, wireless and more recently enterprise Passive Optical LAN adoption.

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