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Engineering Services

Corning Optical Communications, the industry leader in fiber optics, offers a complete range of technical services to meet the needs of our customers in the telecommunications, cable television, local and wide area networks, wireless networks, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and power utilities markets.

Our services are provided by one of the most experienced teams of engineers and technicians in the business. With over two decades of expertise gained in more than 4,000 fiber optic installations and honed in our rigorous internal training program, Engineering Services staff members deliver cost-effective, Total Quality results. Our engineering professionals are highly educated and field-experienced, providing services that respond to our customers' needs today and anticipating tomorrow's challenges.

Designed to meet our customers' requirements at any phase of a project, Corning Optical Communications Engineering Services include:

Design Services

  • Most knowledgeable and diverse Fiber-To-The-x (FTTx) design group in the industry with over 100 completed networks
  • Provides comprehensive, network design overlays, bill-of-materials and cost modeling
  • Technical engineering advice provided before, during and after the installation

Training Services

  • Pioneers of Access Network Training, demonstrating the latest techniques, standards and equipment
  • Hands-on courses taught at locations around the country by instructors with extensive field experience
  • Comprehensive network design, installation, maintenance and testing courses offered
  • Customized on-site programs available

Rental Services

  • Leading-edge technology equipment: Optical Fusion Splicers, Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDRs), Test Sets, Talk Sets, Visual Fault Locators (VFLs) and more
  • Same-day shipment and next-day replacement services
  • Both rental and after-sales support provided by engineers with first-hand product knowledge
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and multi-month rental rates

 Project Services

  • Complete turnkey projects integrate the latest technology and implementation techniques
    – Civil/facility installation
    – Aerial, buried, directional-boring and trenching
    – Universal communications media (fiber, copper, coax) capability
  • Project cost modeling, site survey and splice plans
  • On-site project management and material management
  • Field-performance testing measures (PMD), chromatic dispersion and attenuation
  • Hut/remote building placement
  • Free estimates and take offs
  • Extended warranties available

Technical Assistance

The Engineering Services Technical Assistance Program offers our customers immediate phone and fax support. Corning Optical Communications staffs a number of highly-trained Engineers and Technicians to provide technical information on our optical product specifications, applications, use, and performance. For questions on fiber theory, product design and construction, environmental performance, and other technical subjects, contact us at (800) 743-2673 (U.S. & Canada) or (828) 901-5000 (international) to request technical assistance.