Corning Incorporated to Highlight Innovation in OSP and MDU Solutions at the 2011 FTTH Council Europe Conference in Milan 

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Corning Incorporated to Highlight Innovation in OSP and MDU Solutions at the 2011 FTTH Council Europe Conference in Milan 

Corning Incorporated to Highlight Innovation in OS

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Corning Incorporated to Highlight Innovation in OSP and MDU Solutions at the 2011 FTTH Council Europe Conference in Milan 
Corning Incorporated to Highlight Innovation in OSP and MDU Solutions at the 2011 FTTH Council Europe Conference in Milan 
BERLIN, GERMANY | Corning Incorporated | February 03, 2011

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) will highlight its innovative Evolant® Outside Plant (OSP) and Multi-dwelling Unit (MDU) Solutions through exhibits and hands-on demonstrations at the 2011 FTTH Council Europe Conference  in Milan, Feb. 8-10.

In its exhibit (booth #G03), Corning will display a variety of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) solutions for OSP and MDU deployments, from the central office to individual units. By incorporating Corning’s bend-insensitive ClearCurve® single-mode fibre, Corning’s solutions meet the rigorous installation challenges of existing structures and allow fast, easy MDU deployments. For the OSP, there will be pre-connectorised and conventional splice solutions.

Visitors will also be able to see demonstrations of the field-installable OptiSnap® Connector, which eliminates the need for field polishing, increases the quality of the termination and greatly reduces connector installation time.

In addition to the exhibit, Corning will be participating in the following activities:

  • On Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 16:45, Dr. Thomas Knuth, global program manager, MDU for Corning Optical Communications, will present “MDU Fibre Cabling Choices:  An Ongoing Challenge,” at the Complementary and Convergent In-Building Networks Workshop.
  • On Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 11:00, Chris Holden, president of the FTTH Council Europe, will provide an opening speech.
  • On Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 14:30, Corning Optical Communications’ Johann-Peter Hegemann, vice president, EMEA commercial operations, carrier networks, and Klaus Kammermeier, director, carrier marketing, global, will present “Corning Experience with Different Examples of FTTH Rollout, Why They Were Chosen by the Operators and the Operator Benefits.”

Corning optical fibre experts will also be on the stand to answer any questions and explain why bend and loss matter in FTTH deployments.

For more information on Corning’s ClearCurve® product suite, visit www.corning.com/clearcurve. For additional information on Corning Optical Communications products and services, contact a customer service representative at +49 800 267-646-41, toll-free in Europe, or visit the website at www.corning.com/opcomm.

About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences.  Our products include glass substrates for LCD televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telecommunications networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.