2010 Economist Computing and Telecommunications Award – John Cioffi, ASSIA, Inc.

Dr. John Cioffi, Chairman and CEO of ASSIA Inc. is the Economist magazine’s recipient of the 2010 Computing and Telecommunications winner for his advances in Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technology.

Tom Standage, Digital Editor at The Economist said, “John Cioffi is a prolific innovator, with more than 400 papers and over 100 patents to his name. Dr Cioffi continues to improve the speed of Internet links through ASSIA, a company that helps telecoms operators tune the performance of their DSL lines. His incredible tenacity in promoting the idea of DSL is an example to innovators everywhere, and has more than earned him this recognition.”

The Economist interviews John Cioffi
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