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Multimedia Polska Bolsters Network with Tellabs® Packet Optical Solutions

Polish Cable TV Operator Extends Optical Transport Network to Meet Growing Demand

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading Polish cable TV operator, Multimedia Polska, has deployed the Tellabs® 7100 Nano Optical Transport System to extend its optical transport network.

Multimedia Polska delivers digital TV with video on demand, broadband and mobile data, as well as fixed-line and mobile voice services, to 825,000 customers across Poland. Facing a growing customer base and increasing demand for high-speed bandwidth services, the company decided to expand its optical transport network to support the delivery of new services to customers.

Multimedia Polska, a long-time Tellabs customer, chose the Tellabs 7100 Nano OTS, based on its proven reliability and scalability. The port density and low power consumption of Tellabs' solution helped clinch the deal.

Tellabs also provided professional services such as network design and delivery, including installation and commissioning. Tellabs will deliver training and handover to Multimedia's operational team to ensure effective ongoing support of the new network. The new Tellabs network is being deployed now and will go live early this year.

Krzysztof Jaskolski, CTO of Multimedia Polska, said, "Multimedia Polska has a history of launching innovative solutions, upgrading and expanding its networks to enable the roll-out of new technologies. The new Tellabs optical transport network gives us the capacity and reliability we need to expand our services now and in the future."

"We're excited to work with Multimedia Polska on its optical transport network," said Roger Heinz, executive vice president-global sales and service, Tellabs. "Tellabs is committed to advancing our customers' networks to meet the growing demand for mobile, video, data and other services."

About Multimedia Polska – Multimedia is a leading nationwide cable operator in Poland, a provider of digital television with video on demand, broadband and mobile data, and fixed-line and mobile voice. Multimedia offers the full triple-play: video, voice and data. The company operates across Poland in over 2,000 locations. As of the end of September 2013, Multimedia provided its services to a total of some 825,000 customers.

About Tellabs ­– Tellabs innovations advance smart networks to help our customers succeed. That's why 80% of the top global communications service providers choose our mobile backhaul, packet optical, Optical LAN and services solutions and applications. We help them get ahead by adding revenue, reducing expenses and optimizing networks. www.tellabs.com

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