Belden, Corning Optical Communications collaborate on global, broadband connectivity technology

Belden brand (NYSE: BDC) PPC Broadband Inc. and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) subsidiary Corning Optical Communications RF LLC have formed a technical collaboration in the broadband connectivity field, the companies said.

This global technical collaboration encompasses a range of connectivity inventions, and creates broader availability of connectivity solutions for system operators worldwide. The agreement resolves pending patent infringement and related proceedings between the companies involving Corning´s EFC series of coaxial cable connectors. The specific terms of the agreement are confidential.

PPC has pioneered advancements in the broadband industry in the design and manufacture of connector technology for the telecommunications and satellite industries around the globe. Headquartered in East Syracuse, New York, PPC also has locations in Denmark, St. Kitts, and China.

Corning is an innovator in materials science. For more than 160 years, it has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people´s lives.