TIM, Corning to Jointly Explore Innovations in Fiber, 5G, IoT, Smart Cities and AI

TIM, Corning to Jointly Explore Innovations in Fiber, 5G, IoT, Smart Cities and AI Image Credit: blackboard/Bigstockphoto.com

TIM and Corning announced they have entered a joint agreement to explore cooperation on a number of network applications and services.

TIM and Corning  plan to explore innovations in fiber technologies and 5G, as well as next-generation data-driven services such as the Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, and artificial intelligence (AI). The two companies will focus on the evolution of infrastructure and broadband customer network platforms to better support IoT and 5G requirements as these trends grow.

The MoU between the two businesses is also intended to foster greater cooperation with other technology providers and industry forums, enabling ongoing innovation and sharing of best practices.

This partnership intends to  accelerate the delivery of effective solutions that enable 5G, IoT, and AI as part of TIM’s digital transformation to bring next-generation services to its customers in Italy.

Lucy Lombardi, Head of Digital and Ecosystem Innovation, TIM
We have chosen to work with Corning based on their leadership in materials science, innovation and fiber technology. This MoU is based on a shared vision of transformation through network openness, virtualization and simplification to drive a superior digital customer experience.

Claudio Mazzali, SVP of Technology, Corning Optical Communications
We collaborate with telecommunications operators and network solutions providers around the world to develop the smart infrastructure that our future global economy will rely on.

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