Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver 222 (GbE222)
The Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver (GbE222) is a high-bandwidth, cost-effective Gigabit Ethernet uplink and inter-terminal transport interface for the Tellabs 1000 MSAP. The GbE222 installs into the Tellabs 1000 MSAP to support voice transport (GR-303, GR-08, GR-57 and SIP), Ethernet traffic aggregation for High Speed Internet (HSI), IP Television (IPTV), business premises applications and cell site base station traffic backhaul.

Features and Benefits

  • Traffic management on a per flow basis
  • Dynamic MAC learning with support for up to 8,000 MAC addresses
  • 4096 VLANs (802.1q) and stacked VLAN support (IEEE 802.1ad)
  • Data services such as Transparent LAN Service (TLS)
  • Retain, add, modify and remove subscriber VLAN (C-Tag) and network VLAN (S-Tag)
  • Queuing priority (IEEE 802.1p) and mapping to Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Quality of Service (QoS) traffic profiles
  • Multicast support with IGMP Snooping and Proxy for IGMPv2 and IGMPv3
  • Dual memory for minimal service interruption during programming/software upgrades

Included Highlights

Expand Existing Systems

The GbE222 provides two Ethernet ports. There are two ports, with small form-factor pluggable plus (SFP+), provides flexible connectivity options to expand the capacity of existing Tellabs 1000 MSAP systems. This allows service providers to maximize bandwidth for premium services connecting residential and business customers by simply adding the GbE222 into Tellabs 1000 MSAPs installed in remote offices, or cabinets, that are already operationalized and managed by Tellabs Panorama EMS.

Maximize Services Revenue

This GbE222 card offers network operators with the potential of increasing revenues using embedded investments of their deployed network and helps conserve expenses by minimizing fiber use and optimizing switch/router ports. This additional Tellabs 1000 MSAP system wide capacity can be used for providing high bitrate, premium services or increasing the service area coverage.

Flexible Ethernet Transport

The Tellabs GbE222 plug-in card provides point-to-point inter-terminal transport between Central Office (CO) based Local Exchange Terminals (LET) and Remote Subscriber Terminals (RST) located in non-environmentally controlled cabinets or huts. It can also act as the Ethernet data and internet uplink to the Wider Area Network (WAN) edge or metro switch. The GbE222 provides two (2) Gigabit Ethernet ports equipped with optional configurations of 1000-Base-SX Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) and 1000-Base-LX SFP optics.

Optimize Fiber Utilization and Combine with WDM Options

The GbE222 allows service providers the ability to support high bandwidth applications from their existing access network across fewer fiber cables. Whether from central offices, remote office or remote cabinets, tapping into fiber cabling, and combining with wave division multiplexing options (either DWDM or CWDM), can help telecommunications providers grow their network cost effectively by optimizing their outside fiber plant utilization.


  • Height: 5.125 in (13.018 cm)
  • Width: 0.563 in (1.429 cm)
  • Depth: 10.5 in (26.67 cm)
  • Weight: 0.5 lb (0.23 kg)
  • Two (2) 1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • 1000Base-SX SFP (LC connectors) ordered separately
  • 1000Base-LX SFP (LC connectors) ordered separately
  • 1000Base-ZX SFP (LC connectors) ordered separately
Power Consumption
  • Maximum power consumption: 32 W
  • Typical power consumption: 18.2 W
  • Temperature: -40° to +167° F (-40° to +75° C)
  • Relative Humidity: 5–95% noncondensing
  • Altitude: Up to 10,000 feet
  • GR-1089-Core
  • GR-63-Core
  • GR-57-Core
  • Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS)
LED Indicators
  • FAIL (red)
  • ACTIVE (green)
  • LINK 1 (green)
  • LINK 2 (green)
  • Tellabs Panorama Element Management System (EMS)
  • Craft User Interface (CUI)
Software Support
  • Minimum base software FP16 and higher
  • Supported in Tellabs 1000 CBA
Ordering Information
  • GbE222: 0120-0168
  • 1000Base-SX SFP: 0410-0447
  • 1000Base-LX SFP: 0410-0448
  • 1000Base-ZX SFP: 0410-044x
  • IEEE 802.3u CSMA/CD 100BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation
  • TR-101 Migration to Ethernet-based DSL Aggregation
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN
  • IETF RFC 826 Address Resolution Protocol
  • IETF RFC 2684 Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM
  • RFC 2819 Ethernet Traffic Statistic
  • RFC 3376 Managing Multicast Forwarding
  • IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
  • IEEE 802.3ah Carrier Sense Multiple Access Collision Detection (CSMA/CD)
  • IEEE 802.1D Media Access Control (MAC) Bridges
  • IEEE 802.3z Gigabit Ethernet Physical Layer
  • IEEE 802.1p Priority Queues
  • The development, release, and timing of features or functionality described for Tellabs’ products remains at Tellabs’ sole discretion. The information that is provided within this data sheet is not a commitment nor legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality.
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