Tellabs Optical LAN Expands Connection Choices

by | Feb 6, 2019 | News Release

Two new Optical Network Terminals targets high-density, and outdoor, applications driven by Tellabs’ industry pioneering true enterprise Passive Optical LAN software.

Dallas, Texas. Feb. 6, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tellabs, the leading provider of Passive Optical LAN (POL) solutions, announces the expansion of their true enterprise Tellabs® Optical LAN Optical Network Terminal (ONT) portfolio with the availability of the high-density Tellabs® 180C ONT, and the outdoor Tellabs® 131W ONT.

The high-density indoor Tellabs ONT180C provides eight (8) 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces in a sleek form factor. It is built leveraging all of the advanced IP and Ethernet functionality of the Tellabs OLAN true enterprise solution, including plug-n-play for more reliable, secure and efficient operations.  Other key features of this ONT include:

  • Eight (8) ports of PoE, PoE+ and/or 4PPoE Power over Ethernet
  • Supports Dante and CobraNet digital audio systems over IP
  • Mounts in furniture, on wall, under desk, free-standing or with optional plenum bracket
  • For more information, you can access the ONT180C data sheet

The outdoor Tellabs ONT131W is equipped with three (3) 10/100/1000 RJ-45 Ethernet support and one (1) RJ-11 analog voice POTS. It too supports all the advanced IP and Ethernet functionality of the Tellabs OLAN true enterprise software, including plug-n-play of ONT plus subtended devices, and also supports:

  • Industrial temperature ratings for ubiquitous indoor and outdoor connectivity
  • Plenum rated for mounting in air handling spaces inside buildings
  • Power over Ethernet, both PoE and PoE+ enabled on two (2) ports
  • You can view and download the ONT131W data sheet for more details

Whether it’s a conference room in a corporate office, or the lobby of a hotel, the 8-port ONT180C delivers the additional Ethernet interfaces, with Power over Ethernet, our customers need from one ONT,” said Jim Norrod, Tellabs President and CEO. “We also have many customers that require connectivity for outdoor IP cameras, and outdoor wireless access points, across their expansive campus, and that is where our purpose built outdoor ONT131W is most useful.


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.