Tellabs Approved for Network Security, Availability and Interoperability by U.S. DoD

by | Jul 30, 2019 | News Release

Tellabs® Optical LAN SR31 passes Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) certification and is approved by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for deployment in federal government and military local area networks.

Dallas, Texas. July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tellabs, the leading provider of Passive Optical LAN (POL) solutions, announces successfully completed another round of JITC testing for Tellabs Optical LAN (OLAN) software and hardware, including the 10-gigabit XGS-PON ready Tellabs FlexSym® Optical Line Terminal Six (OLT6) and Tellabs FlexSym® Optical Interface Unit Eight (OIU8). This System Release 31.1.3 (SR31.1.3) JITC certification reaffirms Tellabs’ leadership in delivering Optical LAN solutions to the U.S. armed services and federal government.

As the leading manufacturer of true enterprise POL solutions, Tellabs is providing a new, and better way, to build, and operate networks inside buildings and across extended campus. The new Tellabs FlexSym Series, which includes the OLT6 and OIU8, provides our OLAN customers with the following benefits:

  • 2x number of PON ports
  • 4x bandwidth per PON port
  • 4x Ethernet ports per PON

With JITC certification of SR31, and key components of the Tellabs FlexSym Series solution, the U.S. federal government and armed services, stand ready for future support of cost-effective 10-gigabit PON, and G-PON, both on the same existing infrastructure, providing infinite options, and a graceful migration to higher speed network needs,” said Jim Norrod, Tellabs President and CEO.

The full JITC documents, for Tellabs OLAN SR31 hardware and software, can be accessed at the following link, along with additional information about Tellabs OLAN solutions for the federal government –


About Tellabs
Tellabs is leading network innovations with access technologies built to exceed today’s demands while delivering modern high-performance solutions for the future. Fast and secure access has never been in more demand for enterprise and government connectivity. Tellabs’ sole focus is to deliver simple, secure, scalable, stable access to optimize network performance. Tellabs has delivered carrier-class access solutions to service providers for more than two decades. We are now expanding that leadership by defining the future of enterprise networking that connects the campus, buildings and inspires people.

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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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