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Alcatel-Lucent 7705 Service Aggregation Router wins IEC InfoVision award


Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is proud to announce that its new aggregation router for mobile operators, the Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR, has won the IEC InfoVision Award for New Product Concept at the Broadband World Forum Europe. Officially unveiled yesterday during a press conference hosted by Michel Rahier, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s Carrier activity, the Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR is available for viewing at Booth #3002.

The International Engineering Consortium’s (IEC) InfoVision Awards honour innovations that help advance the information and communications technologies (ICT) industry. The Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR was selected by a panel of industry experts based on criteria spanning overall quality of innovation and contribution to technology advancement, originality and vision, and potential contribution towards positive industry growth.

“We’d like to congratulate Alcatel-Lucent for its 7705 Service Aggregation Router that was chosen for this highly-competitive, prestigious InfoVision Award,” commented IEC Vice President of Conference Development, Tom Costello. “I’m sure these innovative products and services will have a long-lasting positive impact on the industry and we look forward to customers enjoying the benefits of these innovations.”

“We are delighted the IEC has recognized the innovation and contribution that the Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR makes to mobile network evolution,” said Basil Alwan, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s IP activities. “With a strong track record of success in 2G/3G backhaul and mobile IP core networks, the addition of the new 7705 SAR enables Alcatel-Lucent to expand our addressable market and deliver the industry’s most complete end-to-end solutions for mobile operators as they evolve their networks to all-IP.”

The Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR is a feature-rich routing solution that provides cost and service efficiency for mobile cell and hub aggregation points. The Alcatel-Lucent 7705 SAR provides industry-leading IP/MPLS, pseudowire and circuit emulation capabilities in an aggregation platform that is primarily targeted at the transport needs of the evolving mobile radio access network (RAN). The new router is part of Alcatel-Lucent’s Mobile Evolution Transport Architecture (META), the industry’s most comprehensive vision for the evolution of mobile networks from TDM to all-IP, also announced at the Broadband World Forum.

The InfoVision Award program recognizes technologies, applications, products, advances, and services judged to be the most unique and beneficial to the telecommunications industry. InfoVision Awards also honour corporations for their innovative contributions and developments that have proven important to society.


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