Infinera Withdraws Participation from OFC 2020
Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 27, 2020, 8:00 a.m. ET – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) today announced its decision to withdraw from participation in this year’s Optical Networking and Communication Conference & Exhibition (OFC) in San Diego, California due to the ongoing public health concern over the novel coronavirus. In lieu of the company’s attendance at OFC, Infinera is planning a virtual event to showcase its latest innovations.
“While we were looking forward to attending OFC 2020, the premier optical networking conference, and showcasing our latest innovations, our top priority is the health and safety of our employees, and our concern extends to the welfare and well-being of our customers, partners and others in our community,” said Tom Fallon, Infinera CEO. “We appreciate the event organizer’s action plans to lessen the coronavirus risk, but our decision not to attend this year is in line with other precautionary measures we have implemented to reduce the threat of exposure to our employees and mitigate the impact on our ability to serve our customers.”
The Infinera-hosted virtual event will highlight the expected industry-leading performance of Infinera’s 800G solution with its sixth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE6), progress on its transformative XR optics technology, the evolution of open, efficient compact modular platforms, and innovations in 5G-mobile backhaul aggregation implementing disaggregated routers.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to those relating to progress on Infinera’s transformative XR optics technology and Infinera’s expectations regarding its 5G-mobile backhaul aggregation implementing disaggregated routers. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future activity or future performance. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect Infinera’s business or its products, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of Infinera’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the Fiscal Quarter ended September 28, 2019 as filed with the SEC on November 12, 2019, as well as any subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on Infinera’s website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.