Member Awards History

APOLAN Member Award Winners

Innovation Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that promoted innovative advancements to meet industry technical challenges.

2019

  • Platinum Winner: Alpha, an EnerSys Company, with supporting member company Tellabs, for the “World’s Largest Remote Powered POL Network, Fort Belvoir, US Army”
  • Gold Winner: Nokia for “In-building 10G PON and Wi-Fi”

2018

  • Platinum Winner: Qypsys, with supporting member company Corning, for the Frost Tower: Converged POL & DAS design and development
  • Gold Winner: VT Group, with supporting member companies Tellabs and Corning, for the Design/Build of IT Infrastructure for U.S. Maritime Administration’s State Maritime Academies Training Ships

2017

  • Platinum Winner: Qypsys with supporting member companies Corning and DZS for POL deployment for a national headquarter complex located in Durant, Oklahoma
  • Gold Winner: Alpha Technologies with supporting member companies Tellabs, OCC and ITConnect for NEC Class 2 Remote Line Power Solution

2016

  • Platinum Winner: CAILabs with supporting member companies IBM, Nokia and Tellabs for AROONA-POL
  • Platinum Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Tellabs for Delaware North Headquarters Mixed-Use Development
  • Gold Winner: Qypsys with supporting member companies Corning and DZS for POL implementation at the National Museum of African American History and Culture – Smithsonian

Education Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that implemented learning initiatives to contribute to the education of passive optical LAN and its benefits.

2019

  • Platinum Winner: Qypsys, with supporting member company Corning, for “Fiber to the Room Cost Analysis”
  • Gold Winner: Tellabs for “5-day Optical LAN Deployment and Support Certification Training for Veterans”

2018

  • Platinum Winner: Solara Technical Sales, with supporting member company Qypsys, for “Powering Options for Passive Optical LAN”
  • Gold Winner: CallisonRTKL and ITConnect for “BICSI Conference Training: Fundamentals of Passive Optical LAN”

2017

2016

  • Platinum Winner: Commscope, VT Group, Noovis and CallisonRTKL for POL two-day training course at BICSI
  • Gold Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Corning for AIA PON training course and the 2nd Annual Hospitality POL Seminar: Delivering the Future Flexible Hotel Event.

Promotion Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that implemented promotion initiatives to contribute with the awareness of passive optical LAN and its benefits.

2019

  • Platinum Winner: Alpha, with supporting member companies Tellabs and OCC, for the “OLAN Seminar Series”
  • Platinum Winner: Tellabs for its “Passive Optical LAN video series”
  • Platinum Winner: “Building a POL Technology Showcase – Corning Optical Communications Division’s New HQ”

2018

2017

  • Platinum Winner:  CallisonRTKL for “The Future of Passive Optical LAN” video
  • Gold Winner:  Nokia for Nokia LAN Savings Calculator

2016

  • Platinum Winner: Huawei Technologies Co. with supporting member companies IBM and 3M for Huawei Connect 2016
  • Gold Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Tellabs for POL Deployment at VT International’s U.S. Headquarters and International POL Expansion

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