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Fujitsu’s GX4000 E-Band Radio Recognized as Finalist in Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Richardson, TX, November 05, 2014

Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Telecom Edition, an operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. Fujitsu was recognized in the category of Metrocell Backhaul.

Fujitsu was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry leading product, BroadOne GX4000 E-Band Radio, which uses patented Impulse Radio Technology to achieve 3Gbps transmission rates and ultra-low latency.

Finalists’ applications were judged by an exclusive carrier-only panel of executives from AT&T, CableLabs, Cablevision System Corporation, Comcast, Cox Communications, Inc., Orange, Sprint, TeliaSonera International Carrier, and Verizon. Full profiles of the judges can be found here.

All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, compatibility with existing networks, end-user customer experience, and overall level of innovation.

“Fujitsu is honored to be recognized as a finalist in the Fierce Innovation Awards,” said Tetsuya Takase, Head of the Wireless Business Unit at Fujitsu Network Communications. “With its two distinct interfaces – CPRI and Ethernet - the GX4000 E-band radio offers several differentiating advantages over traditional backhaul, including improved time to market, increased scalability and enhanced customer experience.”

Fujitsu is one of three finalists in the Metrocell Backhaul category award. Winners will be announced from among the pool of finalists for all awards LIVE during the Fierce Innovation Awards webcast on November 12.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 162,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.

Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is an innovator in Connection-Oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies. A market leader in packet optical networking solutions, WDM and SONET, Fujitsu offers wireless access and transport solutions; a broad portfolio of multivendor network services, as well as end-to-end solutions for design, implementation, migration, support and management of optical and wireless networks. For seven consecutive years Fujitsu has been named the U.S. photonics patent leader, and is the only major optical networking vendor to manufacture its own equipment in North America. Fujitsu has over 500,000 network elements deployed by major North American carriers across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/telecom.

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Date: November 05, 2014
City: Richardson, TX
Company: Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.