Providing battery power solutions to the telecom industry for over 50 years


Telecom industry technical leader

C&D has been a leader in innovation and new technologies for phone and cable providers for more than fifty years. Partnering with multiple service providers, C&D supplies the reserve power solutions needed to keep up with emerging technologies for emergency call centers, wireless networks, cable TV distribution facilities, and remote communications sites. C&D offers a wide range of products to fit each unique telecom application, including:

  • 12V Pure Lead monoblocs with 12–15-year design life

  • 2V Pure Lead VRLA cells with a 20-year design life

  • High capacity VLA (flooded) cells with a 20-year design life

Each C&D VRLA battery used in telecom applications is designed and tested to Telcordia’s SR-4228 requirements and each C&D VLA battery is qualified to GR-63 (NEBS) to ensure safety and reliability in service.


VLA Flooded
  • Long life

  • Long runtimes

  • Resistant to overcharging

  • Requires regular watering

  • Low maintenance, no fumes

  • Charges quickly

  • Resistant to shock & vibration

  • Low and high temperature

  • Ideal for temperature extremes

  • Up to 220 runtime minutes

  • Proven low total cost of ownership

  • Extended battery life

VRLA Pure Lead
  • Reduced operating costs

  • 98% recyclable

  • Reduced footprint; fewer batteries

  • High temperature operation


Introducing a High Temperature Telecom Battery for Lower TCO

Introducing TEL-HT telecom high temperature valve regulated lead–acid (VRLA) batteries. The TEL-HT series features C&D’s longest-lasting VRLA batteries for the telecom market and creates approximately 20% cost savings to provide operators with reliable, cost-efficient backup power.

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