CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) today announced that there are only five days left to enter the next-generation communications industry's leading awards program, the Leading Lights. Light Reading is accepting award nominations through 5 p.m. ET, Sept. 16, 2011. For complete details on the Leading Lights Awards and Light Reading's Hall of Fame, go to www.lightreading.com/leadinglights.
The award categories for 2011 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.
Finalists for Light Reading's Leading Lights Awards will be announced during the week of Sept. 25, 2011. Leading Lights winners will be announced at an Awards Dinner at Hudson Terrace in New York City on Nov. 8, following the first day of Light Reading's Ethernet Expo Americas 2011 event.
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 www.lightreading.com. Membership to www.lightreading.com 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.
About Light Reading (www.lightreading.com)
Light Reading combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com 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 (www.lrcn.com), 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 $4 trillion global communications industry.
About Light Reading Communications Network (www.lrcn.com)
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 (www.ubmtechweb.com), the global leader in technology media and business information.
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