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Broadband Stimulus

Tellabs 1000 MSAP, and the Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini, can optimize your broadband stimulus projects by minimize cost of entry, by investing only when needed, and thus optimize project returns.

Satisfy more broadband initiative targets with less money, resources and time

Broadband Service Provider Solutions

Our nation continues to struggle to provide uniform access to high-speed broadband services across different regions and social economic classes. From the Connect America Fund (CAF) to the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), and now the American Rescue Plan Act 2021, plus the American Jobs Plan 2021 proposal (still being debated in Congress), we continue to aspire to close the digital divide. Up until now, prudent business decisions have driven service providers to use government broadband funding to subsidize the cost of building new access network infrastructure in their more populated, more affluent, and less rural, serving areas. Thus, the remaining under-served and unserved areas (census block areas) that need to be addressed are even more challenging (i.e. smaller, rural, 25M/3M, 50M/5M, higher construction cost, lower homes passed projections).

The Tellabs 1000 MSAP (aka T1000, DMAX, AFC, UMC) helps service providers tackle these more difficult serving areas with a strategy that uses your Tellabs 1000 MSAP embedded base. This can be done easily by upgrading and expanding the existing Tellabs broadband systems to provide 25M/3M, 50/5 and in some cases 100/20 service. We can do this at a lower cost, and faster time to market than a plan that does not include the Tellabs 1000 for the Connect America Fund, and Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, strategies.

For build-outs that are targeting 100M/20M and 1G/500M high speed internet connectivity to residents, businesses and community anchors (e.g. libraries, hospitals, civic centers), a Passive Optical LAN design can be considered that uses the Tellabs FlexSym® Optical Line Terminal Mini (OLT-mini). The Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini provides a small form-factor OLT supporting either GPON or symmetrical 10 gigabit XGS-PON. The Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini weathertight case, passive cooling and extended operating temperature range means that it is ideal for both indoor and outdoor connectivity. All of these features optimize the OLT-mini for difficult connectivity challenges of sprawling distances, harsh environments and extended temperature ranges.

Quick Facts

  • Use Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini for 100M/20M and 1G/500m targets
  • Use existing T1000 sites and/or extend and expand systems in targets
  • Satisfy underserved/unserved targets with less money, resources and time
  • Upgrade to 25M/3M or 50M/5M or 100M/20M with lowest costs
  • Win more competitive reverse auction bids by using T1000 embedded base
  • Sustain, expand and evolve the existing installed base

Featured Broadband Stimulus Content

Webinar Replay: Economical Broadband Connectivity with the Tellabs 1000 MSAP and Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini
Webinar Replay: Economical Broadband Connectivity with the Tellabs 1000 MSAP and Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini
Webinar Replay: Using your Tellabs 1000 MSAPs to win FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Fund bids
Webinar Replay: Using your Tellabs 1000 MSAPs to win FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Fund bids
Webinar: Optimize Your Connect America Funded Broadband Network Upgrades
Webinar: Optimize Your Connect America Funded Broadband Network Upgrades

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A 5-Step Broadband Strategy for Connecting the Underserved and the Unserved

Broadband connectivity is absolutely essential now more than ever to battle our nation’s digital divide problem. Some studies have calculated that 83 million people in the USA lack access to high-speed internet services – many of whom live in rural areas. Other statistics indicate that during the current pandemic, 30 million underserved Americans were not able to access telehealth and online learning resources that were desperately needed.
 
The Tellabs 1000 Multi-Service Access Platform (MSAP) embedded base can play a critical role in closing these gaps in metropolitan and rural areas. Tellabs broadband technologies already connect millions of homes and businesses across the USA. Consequently, Service Providers have the opportunity to upgrade and expand existing Tellabs broadband systems to deliver 100M/20M, 50M/5M and 25M/3M internet connectivity. The Tellabs 1000 MSAP is an ideal platform for large and small network operators participating in Connect America Fund (CAF) and more recent Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) national broadband stimulus programs. It plays a vital role in network transformation projects for all telecommunication service providers.
Here are the 5-steps a Service Provider can take to help serve the underserved and unserved:
 
  1. Identify which Tellabs 1000 systems can reach the underserved and unserved customers. These system may have 22 card slot T1000 “DMAX” chassis or a smaller 10 card slot T1048 chassis.
  2. Once located, you can easily upgrade and expand these existing, and already operationalized, Tellabs 1000 systems in the most economical means possible. Simply add VDSL2 6+6 plug-in cards to a broadband-ready chassis.
  3. Additionally, you can enhance the performance of those chassis, and maximize their transport capacity, by installing the Gigabit Ethernet (GbE222) plug-in card into the same shelf as the xDSL service cards.
  4. Where a service provider chooses to optimize the outside fiber plant or aggregate gigabit Ethernet ports, you can install the new 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE226) plug-in card to transport all the broadband traffic from multiple GbE222 cards, enabling the highest possible DSL speeds over the Tellabs 1000 platform.
  5. Best yet, Tellabs professional services can assist with your broadband upgrade projects to ensure success. Our professional services can supplement your internal resources to plan, build and operate these access networks.

Again, for broadband stimulus projects targeting 100M/20M and 1G/500M connectivity to residents, businesses and community anchors, an Optical LAN design that uses the Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini should be considered. The Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini provides a small form-factor OLT supporting either GPON or symmetrical 10 gigabit XGS-PON. The Tellabs FlexSym OLT-mini weathertight case, passive cooling and extended temperature range means that it is ideal for both indoor and outdoor connectivity. All of these features optimize the OLT-mini for difficult connectivity challenges of sprawling distances, harsh environments and extended temperature ranges.

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