Broadwing to Test Corvis Switch

Broadwing is planning lab tests on the Corvis Optical Convergence Switch

April 24, 2002

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COLUMBIA, Md. -- Corvis Corporation (NASDAQ: CORV), a leading provider of intelligent optical networking solutions, today announced that Broadwing Inc. (NYSE: BRW) will begin lab tests on the industry's first multiband networking solution, the Corvis Optical Convergence Switch (OCS). The Corvis OCS is an integral part of the growing Corvis portfolio of optical networking solutions that enable carriers to expand revenue sources by offering advanced, flexible, next-generation wavelength services to their customers. "Over the past two years we have worked closely with Broadwing and witnessed their leadership as they built the industry's first all-optical switched network," said Dr. David Huber, president and CEO of Corvis. "We are pleased that they are once again taking the lead in evaluating an integrated multiband OCS solution." Using Corvis' portfolio of optically optimized networking products, including the industry's only all-optical switch, Broadwing has deployed the industry's first intelligent, all-optical, switched network. The flexibility of Corvis' products has enabled Broadwing to shatter bandwidth and provisioning records by provisioning 38 OC-192 circuits in less than 60 days. Broadwing Inc. Corvis Corp.

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