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18 August 2020 – 20 August 2020 OSA Virtual Event - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Corning Optical Communications


Faster, Easier, and Smaller: Innovations for Optical Communication Networks

Corning’s optical connectivity innovations are designed to help network operators stay ahead of bandwidth needs driven by 5G in access networks, as well as high-performance applications augmented reality and artificial intelligence in hyperscale data centers. Join us as we showcase new fiber, cable, and connectivity solutions that simplify installations, extend capacity and reach, and provide enhanced density for today’s constrained environments.



Dr. Merrion Edwards, Director, Global Market and Technology Development, Corning

Dr. Merrion Edwards is currently Director of Market and Technology Development, optical fiber and cable, for Corning Optical Communications. In her 25-plus years of experience in the field of optical communications, Edwards has become a knowledge expert on emerging communications trends and synergetic innovation of optical fiber, cable, components and systems to enable advancement of telecommunications transport systems. Prior to joining Corning, Edwards conducted research into photonic devices for telecommunications and sensing. Edwards holds a PhD from the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.


Company Profile

Since ushering in the telecommunications revolution with the invention of low-loss optical fiber in 1970, Corning has been continually innovating to increase the speed and capacity of optical networks, while reducing installation costs. Today, we are delivering optical communications solutions for growing segments like fiber to the home, wireless technology, and hyper-scale data centers

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