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Barron’s: Corning to Open New Fiber Optic Plant in Arizona to Serve AT&T Rollout

Published Aug 30 2022

In its quest to connect the unconnected, Corning is expanding optical cable manufacturing capacity with a new facility in Gilbert, Arizona, near Phoenix. Supported by AT&T, the facility will allow Corning to serve growing demand in the western U.S. and Canada while creating 250 jobs.

Barron’s takes a closer look at Corning’s thriving optical communications business, its AT&T partnership, and their program to train 50,000 new technicians to build out fiber networks and close America’s digital divide.