Nominations for 2022 FTTXcellence Award close this week on April 15

April 12, 2022
The award, co-presented by Corning Inc. and Lightwave, recognizes an individual who has significantly contributed the deployment of fiber broadband networks in the Americas.

Nominations for the 2022 FTTXcellence Award close this Friday, April 15, at 11:59 PM EDT. The award, co-presented by Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) and Lightwave, recognizes an individual who has significantly contributed the deployment of fiber broadband networks in the Americas.

To be eligible for the award, candidates must be nominated by a peer. Nominees may include individuals at carriers and system operators, home developers, utilities, municipalities, or other organizations that have launched an FTTx project; individuals at vendors or research organizations whose work has benefited FTTx technology development; elected officials or policymakers who have made a significant positive impact in the regulatory or legal arena; and other deserving individuals. A panel of judges from Lightwave, Corning, and the Fiber Broadband Association will select the winner from the submitted nominations.

This year's award will be presented to the winner at the 2022 Fiber Connect conference and exhibition in Nashville, TN, which is being held June 12-15, 2022. The winner will be honored with a donation in his or her name to US Ignite, a non-profit organization that is accelerating the smart city movement by guiding communities into the connected future, creating a path for private sector growth, and advancing technology research. The winner will also receive a decorative piece of Steuben glass and will be profiled by Lightwave.

Additional information about the award is available at the award portal. Nominations can be made via the online nomination form.

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