Light Reading Highlights Leading Lights 2013 Awards Finalists
Sep 18, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Light Reading, a source for telecom industry analysis, has announced the finalists for the 2013 Leading Lights, an annual awards program for the global telecom sector.
According to a release, in total, more than 50 companies have been shortlisted in 12 categories. Major industry names such as Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, AT&T, Cisco Systems, Comcast, EE, IBM, Juniper Networks, Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), NTT Communications, Oracle, Sprint, and Verizon Communications are among the finalists.
"I'm tremendously excited about this year's list of finalists - it's a stellar lineup," said Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. "We had hundreds of entries, and the quality of the submissions was incredibly high. The judging process was tough. Now the Light Reading team is looking forward to the awards party, which is going to be something special."
The winners will be announced at the Leading Lights party, which will be held on Tuesday, October 1, at The Out in New York City, one of the trendiest hotels in the world, according to Fodor.
In addition to the 12 awards, Light Reading will also announce the latest inductees to the Light Reading Hall of Fame, which seeks to recognize several individuals - the famous and the infamous - for their remarkable contributions to the sector.
The Leading Lights awards party precedes the Ethernet & SDN Expo, which is being held at the Javits Center in New York City October 2 - 3.
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