Affirmed Networks Named Fierce Best in Show for New Product & Service Award

Also wins award for Core Innovation category

ACTON, Mass.--()--Affirmed Networks today announced that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards, an operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. Affirmed Networks received top honors in the category “Core Innovation”, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Best New Product & Service.”

Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of carrier-only judges including Stephen Bye, CTO and VP of Technology Development & Strategy at Sprint; Mattias Fridstrom, VP and Head of Technology at TeliaSonera International; Abhi Ingle, VP of Ecosystem and Innovation at AT&T; Tom Nagel, SVP of Business Development & Strategy for Communications & Data Services at Comcast Cable; Todd Smith, Director of Media Relations at Cox Communications; and Jim Wales, Executive Director of Networks at Verizon. Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, and end-user customer experience.

“We are deeply honored to be selected for both the Best in Show for New Product & Service as well as the Core Innovation category Fierce Innovation Awards,” said Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO of Affirmed Networks. “The AN3000 is the product of our team’s vision and relentless execution. It is designed to transform how mobile networks will be architected and how they will deliver and monetize advanced services in the new wireless era.”

Affirmed Networks is led by a veteran team of executives and technologists from the mobile telecommunications industry’s most successful companies, including AT&T, Cisco, Sonus, Starent, and Cascade. Backed by venture capital and strategic investors, Affirmed Networks delivers a subscriber management and service orchestration solution that bundles gateway functions with rich application and content delivery services in an industry-leading, solution; the AN3000. This currently-deployable solution is poised to significantly transform and advance the state of mobile data networks with value-added services, high performance, excellent scalability, high resiliency, and content-delivery capabilities that far surpass incumbent vendor solutions. The AN3000 is generally available and in trials with operators around the world.

About Affirmed Networks, Inc.

Affirmed Networks is transforming and advancing intelligence in the mobile data networks. The company’s solution bundles gateway functionality with rich application and content delivery services into an industry-leading, virtualized solution. For more information, please visit: www.affirmednetworks.com

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Contacts

Affirmed Networks
Amit Tiwari, +1 978-268-0839
Vice President Product Management
media@affirmednetworks.com
or
Fierce Markets
Heather Martin, +1 202-824-5043
heather@fiercemarkets.com

Release Summary

Affirmed Networks today announced that it has been awarded the “Core Innovation” and “Best in Show: Best New Product & Service” Fierce Innovation Awards.

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Contacts

Affirmed Networks
Amit Tiwari, +1 978-268-0839
Vice President Product Management
media@affirmednetworks.com
or
Fierce Markets
Heather Martin, +1 202-824-5043
heather@fiercemarkets.com