Corning Named Top Vendor of Distributed Antenna Systems by ABI Research

Corning Named Top Vendor of Distributed Antenna Systems by ABI Research

Corning Named Top Vendor of DAS by ABI Research

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Corning Named Top Vendor of Distributed Antenna Systems by ABI Research
Corning Named Top Vendor of Distributed Antenna Systems by ABI Research
CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | November 05, 2015

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced it has been ranked the No. 1 distributed antenna systems (DAS) vendor by ABI Research in their latest Competitive Assessment report for the in-building wireless market.

Corning earned this recognition for its Corning® ONE wireless platform, the first all-optical solution to converge DAS, Wi-Fi and small cell, and for its MobileAccess2000 DAS.

ABI Research considered two factors in its rankings: (1) innovation, which includes advanced features such as small cell and heterogeneous network support, and total cost of ownership; and (2) implementation, which looks at market penetration across regions and verticals.

“Corning continues to be a key player in the DAS industry with more than 6,000 deployments, including some of the largest public venues in the United States,” said Nick Marshall, research director, ABI Research. “Corning’s DAS solutions have been successfully deployed in more than 25 countries and have been approved by more than 50 wireless operators around the world.”

Corning’s DAS technology is instrumental in enabling wireless coverage and capacity at more than 50 sports venues and arenas across the country, including five Super Bowl stadiums. Most recently, Texas A&M University chose the Corning ONE wireless platform to enable best-in-class fan experience at its Kyle Field, one of the largest stadiums in the U.S. On Oct. 17, Texas A&M fans broke a collegiate record for usage with 5.7 terabytes of data over Wi-Fi.

Taking the next step in innovation, Corning recently launched its ONE mid-power remote unit (MRU). The 6-band remote includes modular support for all bands; easy setup, upgrades and commissioning; and improved scalability for adding services or bands, all in a smaller form factor that requires less power. The MRU can also be combined with the low-power ONE Remote Access Unit (RAU) for cost-optimized coverage and capacity in any type of venue.

“We’re pleased to be recognized for the second time by ABI Research for the innovative solutions we offer carriers and customers across nearly every segment of the market,” said Mike O’Day, vice president, Wireless Networks, Corning. “It demonstrates Corning’s unique ability to develop products that are valued by the industry for innovation, and by our customers for world-class service and support. It’s this balance that sets us apart from our competition.”

For a more technical look at Corning DAS solutions, visit the ONE Knowledge Center or contact Scott Torrey, at Corning. 

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