NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading developer and manufacturer of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit based lasers, modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed optical networks, today announced that it was withdrawing from participation in the Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC), scheduled to be held March 8 to 12 in San Diego, California, due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
“With regret we have decided to withdraw from participation in the Optical Fiber Communications Conference. But given the uncertainty surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we believe this is the prudent course to protect the health and safety of employees and customers,” said Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics. “We look forward to participating in OFC in the future as it provides the ideal venue to showcase our innovative products and leading technologies,” concluded Mr. Jenks.
NeoPhotonics is a leading developer and manufacturer of lasers and optoelectronic solutions that transmit, receive and switch high-speed digital optical signals for Cloud and hyper-scale data center internet content provider and telecom networks. The Company’s products enable cost-effective, high-speed over distance data transmission and efficient allocation of bandwidth in optical networks. NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2015 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley (USA), Japan and China. For additional information visit www.neophotonics.com.
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