Corning and Lightwave Open Nominations for Seventh Annual FTTXcellence Award
Award honors individual excellence in FTTx deployment
CORNING, N.Y., April 26, 2010 -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) and Lightwave magazine are honoring an individual for personal contributions to the deployment of optical access networks in North America with the seventh annual FTTXcellence Award. The award will be presented Sept. 15 at the 2010 FTTH Conference & Expo in
“The FTTXcellence Award has recognized outstanding and deserving winners in the past six years from a variety of market segments, and we expect the same quality of nominations for the seventh annual award,” said Clark Kinlin, president and CEO of Corning Cable Systems. “As the leader in passive solutions for FTTx,
“The success of FTTx within the
To be eligible for the award, candidates must be nominated by a peer. Nominees may include individuals at carriers and system operators, home developers, utilities, municipalities, or other organizations that have launched a FTTx project; individuals at vendors or research organizations whose work has benefited FTTx technology development; politicians or other policymakers who have made a significant positive impact in the regulatory or legal arena; and other deserving individuals.
A panel of judges from Lightwave and
FTTXcellence Award winners in recent years have included representatives from the following companies: TELUS, Embarq, Union Telephone, Connexion Technologies,