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Shortlist announced for Broadband InfoVision Awards 2011

July 7, 2011  By Alyssa Dalton

July 7, 2011 – The shortlist for the Broadband InfoVision Awards 2011 has been announced ahead of a glittering Gala Dinner Awards presentation taking place on the opening evening of the Broadband World Forum on September 27. For the second year running, the awards ceremony is being held aboard the Bateau Diamant on the river Seine in Paris. According to organizers, the event will recognize the “outstanding technologies developed for broadband services over the past year, whilst reflecting the full broadband ecosystem.”

The shortlisted entries are:

Best New Service
• Etisalat – OnWeb and OnWeb+
• Huawei – Huawei IMS-based convergencing service
• YTL Communications Sdn Bhd – Best New Service: Yes 4G network powered by YTL

Broadband Access Network Technologies and Services – Fixed
• Alcatel-Lucent – Alcatel-Lucent 5060 IP Border Controller-4 (IBC-4)
• Assia – Assia DSL Expresse
• Ericsson – EDA 1500 GPON Optical Line Terminal
• Huawei – Huawei Single Backhaul@FMC
• ZTE Corporation – VDSL2 vectoring solution


Broadband Access Network Technologies and Services – Wireless
• Alcatel-Lucent – lightRadio
• Huawei – Huawei HetNet Solution
• Nokia Siemens Networks – Nokia Siemens Networks Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station
• Telecom Italia – Internet On Board High-Speed Trains
• ZTE Corporation – Smart RAN

Broadband Network and Services Management and Operations
• COS Systems AB – COS
• Ericsson – Professional Service: Broadband Access Network Optimization
• Huawei – Huawei intelligent ODN-iODN
• Qosmos – Qosmos ixEngine
• Sandvine – Network Policy Control

Content, Entertainment, Applications and Services
• BT Wholesale – Content Connect
• Civolution – VideoSync
• Huawei – Huawei IPTV
• Metaswitch Networks – Thrutu
• Verimatrix – Verimatrix MultiRights

Broadband Home: Appliances, Devices, Home Networks & Services
• Alcatel-Lucent – Home Media Sharing solution
• PCCW Media Limited b Stargazr
• Technicolor – Service gateway TG799v2 5Ghz
• ZTE Corporation – ZTE B700v3 Convergent Set-Top-Box with IPTV, Carrier-Grade OTT, and Home/Local Media
• ZyXEL Communications Corporation – NSA310

Enabling Silicon and Component-Level Technologies
• Freescale – Freescale Secure Broadband Gateway solutions speed time to market
• Ikanos – Ikanos NodeScale Vectoring
• Vedas d.o.o. – ThunderMux

Core & Metro Network Innovation and Advances
• Ericsson – MPLS-TP
• Huawei – Huawei Smart OTN@Metro
• Nokia Siemens Networks – Open Core System
• PMC Sierra – PMC-Sierra’s PM6373 POLO 40G
• ZTE Corporation – iOTN – ZTE End-to-End Seamless OTN Transport Solution

Broadband Innovation of the Year
• Alcatel-Lucent – Residential Gateway Application Module (RGAM)
• Assia – Assia DSL Expresse
• Huawei – Huawei 200G line card
• Nokia Siemens Networks – Liquid Radio
• ZTE Corporation – VDSL2 vectoring solution

Changing Lives Award
• Alcatel-Lucent – World Economic Forum and Bell Labs Ubiquitous Access Study: A Model to Drive Faster Economic and Social Growth
• Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Group – VNPT Broadband Gardens
• ZTE Corporation – MBOP – Mobile Broadband over PTN (packet transport network)

This year’s judging panel comprises CTO-level professionals, including China Telecom, Korea Telecom, Deutsche Telekom Group and Etisalat.

Gavin Whitechurch, director of the Broadband World Forum, commented: “The Broadband InfoVision Awards provide an ideal opportunity to recognize and reward operators who are leading the way in broadband technology on a global scale. The Gala Dinner is not only a great way to celebrate excellence and innovation in the sector, but allows for plenty of networking against the stunning backdrop of the Paris skyline.”

The 11th annual Broadband World Forum 2011 is taking place from 27-29 September at CNIT La Defense, Paris. CLICK HERE to more for information. 

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