Corning to Showcase Latest Wireless Solutions at Mobile World Congress

DAS, Fiber Connectivity and Fiber-to-the-Antenna Products Create a Powerful Platform for Enhanced Wireless Coverage

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HICKORY, NC--(Marketwire - Feb 24, 2013) - Corning Incorporated's (NYSE: GLW) Telecommunications segment today announced it will showcase its full suite of wireless products at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25-28. Corning will highlight how its multi-operator, multi-service distributed antenna systems (DAS), fiber connectivity and fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA) solutions cost-effectively and efficiently enhance wireless services.

Corning will showcase several products offered by Corning Cable Systems and Corning MobileAccess. Those include the MobileAccess2000, MobileAccessHX, and MobileAccessVE DAS solutions, and connectivity and cabling solutions utilizing multi-fiber connector technology, including low-profile FTTA hardened interconnect and terminal solutions.

Corning's wireless solutions are designed to help carriers meet growing demands for wireless coverage and capacity. The company's fiber-to-the-cell site products are high-bandwidth solutions that ensure carriers' backhaul needs are met, while its FTTA solutions offer reduced installation time and cost savings compared to traditional coaxial-based cabling. The Corning DAS supports all core technologies, including 4G LTE, and helps carriers provide high-quality voice and data services indoors. 

"Over the past few years, we've seen the demand for Corning's wireless offerings grow as carriers increase investments in DAS, fiber connectivity and FTTA solutions," said Mike O'Day, vice president, Wireless Networks, Corning Cable Systems. "We expect this to continue throughout 2013 and beyond, particularly as people continue to use multiple devices, and data consumption increases." 

Demonstrations and examples of all Corning telecommunications solutions will be displayed at the company's booth, #6E13, Hall 6, at the Fira Gran Via conference center. Mobile World Congress will be held February 25-28.

For additional information on Corning Cable Systems wireless solutions visit http://www.enablingallthingswireless.com.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995), which are based on current expectations and assumptions about Corning's financial results and business operations, that involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include: the effect of global political, economic and business conditions; conditions in the financial and credit markets; currency fluctuations; tax rates; product demand and industry capacity; competition; reliance on a concentrated customer base; manufacturing efficiencies; cost reductions; availability of critical components and materials; new product commercialization; pricing fluctuations and changes in the mix of sales between premium and non-premium products; new plant start-up or restructuring costs; possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity, armed conflict, political or financial instability, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, or major health concerns; adequacy of insurance; equity company activities; acquisition and divestiture activities; the level of excess or obsolete inventory; the rate of technology change; the ability to enforce patents; product and components performance issues; retention of key personnel; stock price fluctuations; and adverse litigation or regulatory developments. These and other risk factors are detailed in Corning's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the day that they are made, and Corning undertakes no obligation to update them in light of new information or future events.

About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 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.

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