Light Reading Extends Deadline for Entries to Leading Lights Awards

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's Light Reading ( today announced that it has extended the entry deadline for the communications industry's leading awards program, the Leading Lights.


You can enter now by visiting:

The Leading Lights winners, as well as Light Reading Hall of Fame inductees, will be revealed on Wednesday, November 7, at the Manhattan Penthouse. The deadline for Leading Lights entries and Light Reading Hall of Fame nominations has been extended to Monday, September 17, 2012. Finalists for the Leading Lights Awards will be announced on Monday, October 1, 2012.

The award categories for 2012 include Best New Product (Cable), Best New Product (Mobile), Best New Product (Telecom), Best New Service or Application (Cable), Best New Service or Application (Mobile), Best New Service or Application (Telecom), Company of the Year (Private), Company of the Year (Public) and Best Deal Maker.

Light Reading's reputation for fiercely independent analysis makes this the most credible and authoritative awards program in the communications industry. The awards program is completely free to enter, but you must first become a member of

Membership to is also free and allows you to comment on message boards, get updates on live events and access special content areas, such as our Light Reading Rumors section, a decade of Special Features and our frequently funny Top Ten lists.

Press Contact:
Jennifer Baker, Marketing Director, Light Reading Communications Network

About Light Reading (
Light Reading combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 300,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day conferences each year for cable, mobile and wireline executives across five continents. As part of the Light Reading Communications Network (, Light Reading leverages the industry's most trusted telecom research brands, Heavy Reading and Pyramid Research, to contribute to the only integrated business information platform serving the global communications industry. 

About Light Reading Communications Network (
The Light Reading Communications Network combines the most trusted telecom research brands with award-winning online communities and a rich events portfolio to deliver the only integrated business information platform serving the global communications industry.  With the power of this platform, leaders who build, deploy, finance and regulate next-generation telecom networks are able to make more informed decisions on emerging market and service opportunities. The Light Reading Communications Network is a division of UBM TechWeb (, the global leader in technology media and business information. 

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