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    Tellabs (also known as Tellabs Access) is a company providing carrier-class access solutions. It offers Tellabs Optical LAN (OLAN), a fiber-based enterprise network solution, and a range of broadband network modernization solutions, spanning 911 redundancy, narrowband services, broadband ethernet, broadband DSL, and other services. The company caters to enterprise, government, and telecom markets.
    HQCarrollton, TX, US
    Employee Ratings3.2
    Overall CultureB

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    Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)1,181
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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    Key People/Management at Tellabs

    Rich Schroder

    Rich Schroder

    President and CEO
    Norm Burke

    Norm Burke

    Chief Financial Officer
    Karen Leos

    Karen Leos

    Vice President, Global Sales and Professional Services
    Tom Dobozy

    Tom Dobozy

    Vice President, Engineering
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    Tellabs Office Locations

    Tellabs has an office in Carrollton
    Carrollton, TX, US (HQ)
    4240 International Pkwy Suite 105
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    Tellabs Financials and Metrics

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    Mar, 2021



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    Tellabs Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    Zeugma SystemsNovember 22, 2010$5 m
    WiChorusOctober 22, 2009$165 m
    Advanced Fibre CommunicationsMay 20, 2004$1.9 b
    Ocular NetworksNovember 30, 2001$355 m
    NetCore SystemsJune 30, 1999$575 m

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    Tellabs News and Updates

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    Learn how broadband service providers benefit from using the Tellabs FlexSym Optical Line Terminal Mini (OLT-mini) for Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) projects

    The Tellabs 1000 MSAP’s new VDSL2 6+6B plug-in card underscores continued R&D investment

    The Tellabs® 1000 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP), the industry’s only fiber-fed IP-enabled digital loop carrier, adds a new VDSL2 6+6B plug-in card for telco network modernizations

    Tellabs Blogs

    Top Case Study Series: Optical LAN Cost Savings Applied To K-12 Education Needs For Santa Fe Public Schools

    The Santa Fe Public School (SFPS) district, with 2,100-plus employees, encompasses more than 1,000 square miles in Santa Fe and surrounding communities in northern New Mexico. Nearly 14,000 students, pre-K through 12th grade, attend classes throughout 39 schools. To enable teachers and students to t…

    How Passive Optical LAN delivers tangible benefits to Green, Sustainability and Net Zero initiatives

    Passive Optical LAN is the smart enterprise network option for high-performance green buildings and campuses. Fiber-based LANs are more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, and they take up less floor, rack and closet space than copper-based traditional LANs. Organizations implementing hig…

    HITEC 2021 and Passive Optical LAN

    Join us at HITEC 2021 on September 27th through 30th at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. We will be in booth 4511 partnering with Igor and Sinclair Digital to showcase a modern fiber-based digital hotel with Tellabs Passive Optical LAN at its core. This custom-built 20×20…

    Texas Communications Expo 2021

    The Tellabs broadband solutions experts will be active at Texas Communications Expo (booth 724) September 14th through 16th at Bell County Exposition Center in Belton, Texas. Our objective at the Texas Communications Expo is to promote and advance conversations about how the Tellabs 1000 MSAP contin…

    Why the Tellabs 1000 MSAP is the leading solution for Network Modernization

    Network modernization (or network transformation) represents a category of strategic work that our service provider customers continue to prioritize as they work to cost-effectively upgrade their networks. The Tellabs 1000 Multiservice Access Platform (MSAP) is the first best choice for network mode…

    World Expo Dubai Sustainability Pavilion Chooses Tellabs Optical LAN To Match their Mission

    Under the leadership of Magellan Network Services, Tellabs’ strategic solution design, deployment and service partner for EMEA and APAC regions, Tellabs Optical LAN has been installed at the World Expo Dubai 2020 in the amazing Sustainability Pavilion (download Tellabs FlexSym Series overview). The …
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    Tellabs Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Tellabs founded?

      Tellabs was founded in 1978.

    • Who are Tellabs key executives?

      Tellabs's key executives are Rich Schroder, Norm Burke and Karen Leos.

    • How many employees does Tellabs have?

      Tellabs has 1,181 employees.

    • Who are Tellabs competitors?

      Competitors of Tellabs include KVH Industries, Calix and Inseego.

    • Where is Tellabs headquarters?

      Tellabs headquarters is located at 4240 International Pkwy Suite 105, Carrollton.

    • Where are Tellabs offices?

      Tellabs has an office in Carrollton.

    • How many offices does Tellabs have?

      Tellabs has 1 office.