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Press release from PR Newswire

Tellabs Names Dean Liming Vice President-Professional Services

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Tellabs Names Dean Liming Vice President-Professional Services09:03 EDT Tuesday, September 21, 2010NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tellabs named Dean Liming vice president of professional services, a role that leads Tellabs' professional services organization. Tellabs professional services organization helps telecom service providers meet the increasing demands placed on their networks by the rapid growth of mobile Internet traffic."Dean adds a greater depth of experience to Tellabs' already-strong professional services team," said Roger Heinz, executive vice president, global sales and services. "His leadership will help our customers around the world succeed with the mobile Internet opportunity." Liming will report to Heinz.Liming joins Tellabs after working as Senior Director, Professional Services, at Openwave Systems. At Openwave, he was responsible for all professional services accounts and activity in North, Central and South America, and for the establishment of all global professional services strategy and global fiscal forecasts. His experience also includes increasing responsible roles at Kenan Systems, Lucent Technologies and U.S. West. "As the flood of mobile Internet traffic keeps rising, telecom service providers are looking for new ideas about how to best deliver a high-quality experience to users," said Liming. "I look forward to helping Tellabs' customers turn the mobile Internet challenge into an opportunity for profitable growth."About Tellabs ? Tellabs innovations enable the mobile Internet and help our customers succeed. That's why 43 of the top 50 global communications service providers choose our mobile, optical, business and services solutions. We help them get ahead by adding revenue, reducing expenses and optimizing networks.Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) is part of the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Ocean Tomo 300? Patent Index, the S&P 500 and several corporate responsibility indexes including the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, FTSE4Good and eight FTSE KLD indexes. www.tellabs.comTellabs® and Tellabs logo® are trademarks of Tellabs or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Any other company or product names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.SOURCE TellabsFor further information: Media, Marta Kwiatek, +1-630-798-2524, marta.kwiatek@tellabs.com, or Ariana Nikitas, +1-630-798-2532, ariana.nikitas@tellabs.com, or Investors, Tom Scottino, +1-630-798-3602, tom.scottino@tellabs.com, all of Tellabs