Tellabs Lands New, Multimillion Dollar Contract in Japan with Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan's Largest Multiple System Operator

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Tellabs

    LISLE, Ill., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Tellabs
 announced that Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J-COM) of Japan will use
 Tellabs' CABLESPAN(R) 2300 universal telephony distribution system to
 integrate phone with its cable TV and high speed Internet service on its
 broadband cable networks.
     "J-COM selected Tellabs because of its reputation as a cable telephony
 leader in Europe and the United States," said Vern Chamberlin, president and
 chief operating officer at J-COM. "Tellabs will help us continue our
 aggressive expansion plan to rapidly deliver a full suite of voice, video and
 data services to subscribers."
     J-COM is owned by some of the world's leading technology companies
 including Sumitomo Corp., Liberty Media International, and Microsoft Corp.
 Tellabs is a leading supplier of cable telephony solutions, and is the market
 leader in Europe.
     "Tellabs is expanding its presence in many of the world's top
 communications markets," said Anders Gustafsson, president of Tellabs Global
 Sales. "We look forward to helping J-COM cost-effectively grow its business,
 remain miles ahead of its competition and meet subscribers' ongoing demands
 for fast broadband services."
     J-COM is the leading multiple system operator in Japan, providing
 integrated services of cable television (CATV), high-speed Internet and
 telephony over its broadband cable networks. As of December 31, 2000, its
 managed franchise area covers 6.3 million households and it passes 4.8 million
 households with its broadband networks. J-COM serves more than 816,500 cable
 TV subscribers, 73,200 telephony subscribers and 141,500 high-speed Internet
 access subscribers. J-COM owns 35.7 percent interest in the high-speed
 Internet access platform @Home Japan Co., and a 26 percent interest in the
 high-speed access provider Kansai Multimedia Services.
     In 80 countries around the globe, Tellabs helps the world's leading
 communications service providers build tomorrow's converged networks of voice,
 data and video. Tellabs employees design, build and service optical
 networking, broadband access and voice-quality enhancement equipment. Today
 most telephone calls and Internet sessions in the United States flow through
 equipment from Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) ( www.tellabs.com ).
 
     Tellabs and CABLESPAN are registered trademarks of Tellabs or one of its
 affiliates in the United States and/or in other countries. All other company
 names and products mentioned herein may be the property of their respective
 companies.
 
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    LISLE, Ill., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Tellabs
 announced that Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J-COM) of Japan will use
 Tellabs' CABLESPAN(R) 2300 universal telephony distribution system to
 integrate phone with its cable TV and high speed Internet service on its
 broadband cable networks.
     "J-COM selected Tellabs because of its reputation as a cable telephony
 leader in Europe and the United States," said Vern Chamberlin, president and
 chief operating officer at J-COM. "Tellabs will help us continue our
 aggressive expansion plan to rapidly deliver a full suite of voice, video and
 data services to subscribers."
     J-COM is owned by some of the world's leading technology companies
 including Sumitomo Corp., Liberty Media International, and Microsoft Corp.
 Tellabs is a leading supplier of cable telephony solutions, and is the market
 leader in Europe.
     "Tellabs is expanding its presence in many of the world's top
 communications markets," said Anders Gustafsson, president of Tellabs Global
 Sales. "We look forward to helping J-COM cost-effectively grow its business,
 remain miles ahead of its competition and meet subscribers' ongoing demands
 for fast broadband services."
     J-COM is the leading multiple system operator in Japan, providing
 integrated services of cable television (CATV), high-speed Internet and
 telephony over its broadband cable networks. As of December 31, 2000, its
 managed franchise area covers 6.3 million households and it passes 4.8 million
 households with its broadband networks. J-COM serves more than 816,500 cable
 TV subscribers, 73,200 telephony subscribers and 141,500 high-speed Internet
 access subscribers. J-COM owns 35.7 percent interest in the high-speed
 Internet access platform @Home Japan Co., and a 26 percent interest in the
 high-speed access provider Kansai Multimedia Services.
     In 80 countries around the globe, Tellabs helps the world's leading
 communications service providers build tomorrow's converged networks of voice,
 data and video. Tellabs employees design, build and service optical
 networking, broadband access and voice-quality enhancement equipment. Today
 most telephone calls and Internet sessions in the United States flow through
 equipment from Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) ( www.tellabs.com ).
 
     Tellabs and CABLESPAN are registered trademarks of Tellabs or one of its
 affiliates in the United States and/or in other countries. All other company
 names and products mentioned herein may be the property of their respective
 companies.
 
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