Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Note: A glossary of industry and technical terms used in this Form 10-K appears at the end of this Item 1. Tellabs, Inc. was incorporated in 1975 as an Illinois corporation. In 1992, our stockholders approved the formation of a holding company structure. Under that new structure the stockholders of Tellabs, Inc., an Illinois corporation, became the stockholders of a new holding company, Tellabs, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Tellabs’ vision is to enrich people’s lives by innovating the way the world connects. We work toward that vision by designing and marketing equipment and services to communications-services providers worldwide. Our products and services, in combination with our Tellabs ® 8000 Intelligent Network Manager, enable our customers to deliver wireless and wireline voice, data and video services to business and residential customers. We sell our products domestically and internationally through our field sales force and distributors/partners. ... More ...