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Huawei’s products recognized for superior performance and technical excellence


Huawei is the only vendor to win two 2007 InfoVision Awards at Broadband World Forum Europe 2007

[Berlin, Germany, October 9, 2007] Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that its SmartAX MA5600T Series Products and OptiX OSN 6800&3800 solutions have won 2007 InfoVision Awards from the International Engineering Consortium ("IEC") at Broadband World Forum Europe 2007. Huawei received the awards in recognition of the products superior performance and technical excellence.

Huawei has been honored with the InfoVision Award for the past three consecutive years and is the only vendor that has clinched two awards in different categories: the SmartAX MA5600T Series Product in the Access Network Technologies and Services category and the OptiX OSN 6800 & 3800 product suite in the Metro Network Technologies and Services category.

“The IEC’s InfoVision Awards give tribute to the top broadband technologies in deployment today. We’re pleased to recognize Huawei for its SmartAX MA5600T Series Product and OptiX OSN 6800&3800 in the Access Network Technologies and Services category and Metro Network Technologies and Services,” commented IEC President John Janowiak.

"We are glad to win an additional InfoVision Award", stated Mr. Edward Zhou, director of Huawei Europe Marketing. "It is recognition of Huawei’s exceptional contribution to the global telecommunications industry and great market success in Europe over the years. We will continue to focus on our customers’ needs to provide them with advanced ALL IP broadband network solutions and services."

Huawei’s SmartAX MA5600T series is the world's first Terabit FTTx solution that meets operator requirements for ultra-high bandwidth necessary for Multi-Play. Its Terabit architecture, Carrier-class IP services and comprehensive access features support most optical fiber and copper pair access technologies such as GPON and VDSL2 in a single platform to help the operators undergo network transformation. The MA5600T has been successfully deployed in the networks of leading operators in France, Netherlands, Spain and other countries around the world.

The OptiX OSN6800&3800 is Huawei’s flexible and manageable WDM transport platform based on OTN (Optical Transport Network) & ASON (Automatically Switched Optical Network) architecture. The system uses advanced technologies that help telecom operators to build a flexible, IP/Ethernet friendly and cost efficient future-proof unified transport network. This platform helps operators to deal with uncertain increases in traffic, unknown new service types, and fast network expansion challenges. The OSN6800&3800 has been successfully deployed in the networks of leading operators in Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin American.

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About the InfoVision Awards

The InfoVision Awards program recognizes technologies, applications, products, advances, and services deployed in Europe judged to be the most unique and beneficial to the telecommunications industry and consumers globally. InfoVision Awards also honor corporations and individuals for their innovative contributions and developments that have proven important to society.

About the IEC

A nonprofit organization, the IEC is dedicated to catalyzing technology and business progress worldwide in a range of high-technology industries and their university communities. Since 1944, the IEC has provided high-quality educational opportunities for industry professionals, academics, and students.

In conjunction with industry-leading companies, the IEC has developed an extensive, free, on-line educational program. The IEC conducts industry-university programs that have substantial impact on curricula. It also conducts research and develops publications, conferences, and technological exhibits that address major opportunities and challenges of the information age.

More than 70 leading high-technology universities are IEC affiliates, and the IEC handles the affairs of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association and Eta Kappa Nu, the honor society for electrical and computer engineers. Please visit

About Huawei

Huawei Technologies is a leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks, and now serves 31 of the world's top 50 operators, along with over one billion users worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and growth potential for its customers. For more information, visit