Source Photonics Wins 2019 Leading Lights Award for Outstanding Components Vendor


West Hills, CA – May 9, 2019 – Source Photonics today announced that it has been named a winner in the Light Reading 2019 Leading Lights Awards program in the Outstanding Components Vendor category. The Leading Lights is the telecom industry’s most prestigious awards program, recognizing top companies and executives for their outstanding achievements in next-generation communications technology, applications, services, strategies and innovations. The Leading Lights winners were announced at an awards dinner at the Pinnacle Club at the Grand Hyatt Denver, on Monday, May 6, on the eve of the Big 5G Event (

Source Photonics, an industry leader in optical transceiver innovation for 5G and Datacenter applications has invested in the complete optical value chain from laser production through transceiver assembly.  The company’s integrated manufacturing platform enhanced speed to market, enabled manufacturing innovation and offered flexibility to customers during scale deployment of both 3G and LTE networks.  The Leading Lights recognition demonstrates that the company’s sizeable investments in next generation product and manufacturing technology position the business to again lead delivery of 5G customer demand.

“With so much focus on technology innovation ahead of mass 5G deployments, the number and quality of entries across this year’s 22 Leading Lights categories surpassed anything we have seen since we launched the awards, which are now in their 15th year,” said Light Reading’s Editor-in-Chief, Ray Le Maistre. “Source Photonics can be very proud of its achievements – it is pushing the boundaries of the industry and setting a great example for what is possible in an unprecedented era of communications technology evolution,” he added.

Light Reading’s reputation for fiercely independent analysis of the people, products and companies it covers makes this the most credible and authoritative awards program in the industry.  Judging was conducted by Light Reading’s editors and the analyst team from Heavy Reading (

About Source Photonics

Source Photonics is a leading provider of innovative and reliable optical communications technology that enables communications and connectivity in datacenters, metro, and access networks. We add value to our customers by developing next-generation solutions that enable their growth by meeting the rapidly increasing demands of cloud infrastructure, wireless communications, routing, and fiber-to-the-premises applications worldwide. Source Photonics has key R&D and manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Jintan, China.  For more information about Source Photonics, please visit


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