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Tellabs News Release

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Tellabs News Release17:20 EDT Wednesday, June 27, 2012NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB) -Chairman's Letter to ShareholdersDear Stockholders, Customers, Employees and Friends,As Tellabs CEO Rob Pullen committed in his April 20 message, I am providing an update on his health. Rob has been continuing treatment for cancer, and he recently had surgery. He remains in the hospital in stable condition and is under continuing care for his recovery. We all wish Rob a quick and full recovery.  During Rob's recovery, Tellabs Board of Directors has appointed Dan Kelly as acting president and CEO. Sincerely,Michael J. BirckChairmanTellabs SOURCE TellabsFor further information: George Stenitzer, +1-630-798-3800,, or investors, Tom Scottino, +1-630-798-3602,, Marta Kwiatek, 630.798.2524,