Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) announces that it will display its extensive portfolio of telecommunications infrastructure solutions and participate in discussions with market experts at Futurecom 2016, Oct. 17-20, in São Paulo, Brazil. Corning Optical Communications’ displays will be located at Stand C9.
Corning, is a global leader in the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) segment and a leading global provider of solutions to fiber optic networks and voice and data communications systems.
Corning will present passive optical network (PON) solutions that offer the most advanced technologies in connectivity for indoor-plant installations (MDU) and outside-plant FTTH, enabling cost-effective optical fiber deployment. In addition, the company will present solutions for data centers and wireless indoor facilities as well as other technological innovations.
Corning experts will take part in two Futurecom discussion sessions in the Mexican Auditorium.
At 10:50 a.m. Oct. 17, Juliano Covas Pereira, sales manager for Corning Optical Communications, will participate in a panel discussion titled: “ISPs contributing to the universalization of broadband and the services in small and medium towns.” Pereira will discuss the role of internet service providers (ISPs) to bring broadband to locations outside major urban centers, and factors that need to be taken into account to help ensure profitability of smaller-scale deployments. The presentation can be seen at: http://agenda.futurecom.com.br/pt/2016/17/1/19
At 4 p.m. Oct. 19, Bob Whitman, global vice president of Market Development for Corning Optical Communications, will present “Fiber-to-the-Home Evolution and Network Convergence.” Whitman will address the benefits of different network architectures and their evolution that allows the convergence of next-generation residential and business service offerings. The presentation can be seen at: http://agenda.futurecom.com.br/en/2016/19/2/50
“Since our region still has low levels of broadband penetration, this event offers Corning a wonderful opportunity to discuss the universalization of broadband and the importance of investments in fiber optic network infrastructure in Brazil,” said Ricardo Claro, Marketing and Market Development manager, Latin America, Corning Optical Communications. “Corning has a globally-proven FTTH strategy and solution portfolio, and our goal is to transform our customers’ businesses with the latest tools that extend the power of communication.”
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Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning’s products enable diverse industries such as consumer electronics, telecommunications, transportation, and life sciences. They include damage-resistant cover glass for smartphones and tablets; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for high-speed communications networks; trusted products that accelerate drug discovery and manufacturing; and emissions-control products for cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.