The winners of the 2010 Broadband InfoVision Awards were honoured at a special gala dinner awards presentation cruise during the Broadband World Forum in Paris tonight. The Broadband InfoVision Awards, which have long been established as the industry’s leading awards event celebrating excellence within the broadband marketplace, saw the industry’s top-level executives board the Bateau Diamant to celebrate the most notable broadband innovations, products and services. One of the unique features of these awards that make them particularly valued is the fact that the Judges are drawn from senior personnel the world’s leading operators, such as China Telecom, AT&T, Orange, PCCW, Etisalat, Telstra, Telus, Korea Telekom and Deutsche Telekom. Gavin Whitechurch, director of the Broadband World Forum, commented: “The InfoVision Awards are a tremendous opportunity to celebrate excellence in the broadband industry and the breadth and calibre of this year’s submissions was unprecedented with more than 145 entries. “It is fantastic to be able to honour those who are helping the industry grow and evolve – congratulations to all the winners.” This year a number of new categories have been added to reflect the full broadband ecosystem and promote the activities of operators and content providers in the Broadband market place. The winners of the Broadband InfoVision Awards in full: Category 1 – Best New Service Dial2Do – HandsFreeAssistant Category 2 – Broadband Access Network Technologies and Services
Huawei – SingleRAN@Broad
Category 3 – Broadband Network and Services Management and Operations
BT Wholesale – DLM Process
Category 4 – Content, Entertainment, Applications and Services
TV Genius – Content Delivery Platform and Relevance Engine
Category 5 – Broadband Home: Appliances, Devices, Home Networks & Services
Technicolor – Media Touch 2
Category 6 – Enabling Silicon and Component-Level Technologies
Juniper Networks – Junos Trio
Category 7 – Core & MetroNetwork Innovation and Advances
Ciena – 100G Coherent Optical Solution
Category 8 – Green Broadband Awards
ZTE Corporation – ZXA10 C300
A multi-service optical access platform (OLT) is a “one size fits all” platform offering key benefits to any operator looking for a green and future proof solution with lower total cost of ownership.
Category 9 – Broadband Innovation of the Year
Alcatel-Lucent – Phantom Mode: Bridging the Gap between Copper and Fiber
Boosts the capabilities of copper-based DSL networks by creating a third virtual pair on top of two physical pairs.
Category 10 – Changing Lives Awards
Telstra – Telstra’s Arnhem Land Fibre Project
Australia’s largest optic fibre and broadband infrastructure projects undertaken in recent times – the Arnhem Land Fibre Project laid over 800km of fibre optic cable across fragile terrain, in difficult climatic conditions between Jabiru and Nhulunbuy
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