"American Tower is pleased with the opportunity to work with ISC," said Gerard Ainsztein, American Tower's Senior Vice President of Managed Networks. "We look forward to deploying HetNet (Heterogeneous Network) solutions that incorporate macro, DAS, Wi-Fi and small-cell technologies. Our wireless infrastructure will help ISC keep their customers connected and provide an unparalleled fan experience."
"Corning's approach to the deployment is the most effective and efficient due to its ability to provide not only the fiber optic cable but also to leverage its portfolio of preconnectorized cable and hardware solutions and uniquely integrate them into the design," stated Mr. Neeb. "As well, Corning's Engineering Services can bring its experience in design and project management to ensure that the solution is efficient and cost effective."
"Corning's fiber optic connectivity solutions are an ideal fit for ISC's venues, adding future-proof reliability and nearly limitless bandwidth capacity," said
, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Networks, Corning Cable Systems. "We are confident ISC's fans will be pleased with the improved wireless performance at the events, and we are thrilled that our products and Corning's Engineering Services are a critical component of this improvement."
About International Speedway Corporation
International Speedway Corporation is a leading promoter of motorsports activities, currently promoting more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. The Company owns and/or operates 13 of the nation's major motorsports entertainment facilities, including Daytona International Speedway® in
(home of the DAYTONA 500®); Talladega Superspeedway® in
; Michigan International Speedway® located outside
; Richmond International Raceway® in
; Auto Club Speedway of
; Kansas Speedway® in
Kansas City, Kansas
; Phoenix International Raceway® in
; Chicagoland Speedway® and Route 66 Raceway
, Illinois; Homestead-Miami Speedway
; Martinsville Speedway® in
; Darlington Raceway® in
; and Watkins Glen International® in New York.
The Company also owns and operates Motor Racing Network, the nation's largest independent sports radio network and Americrown Service Corporation
, a subsidiary that provides catering services, food and beverage concessions, and produces and markets motorsports-related merchandise. In addition, the Company has a 50 percent interest in the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at
About American Tower
American Tower is a leading independent global owner, operator and developer of wireless communications sites. American Tower currently owns and operates approximately 47,000 communications sites in
the United States
. For more information about American Tower, please visit
About Corning Incorporated
Corning Incorporated (
) 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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