Axerra Networks

February 20, 2007


-- Axerra's AXN10-8 Pseudo-Wire Access Device™ is Honored
in the "Best Radio Access Product or Service" Category --

Boston, MA – February 20, 2007 – Axerra Networks, “The Pseudo-Wire Company®” and leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions, announced today that for the second year in a row, it has received a prestigious "commended" award from the GSM Association. The recipients of the 12th Annual GSM Association Global Mobile Awards were officially announced during 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Spain which took place February 12 - 15, 2007.

Axerra's AXN10-8 Pseudo-Wire Access Device for Packet Networks won the "commended" award in the "Best Radio Access Product or Service" category. The AXN10-8 empowers mobile wireless operators to utilize the capacity and flexibility of low-cost packet access networks as a full-service backhaul alternative to TDM.

Rob Conway, GSM Association CEO, said “The 2007 Awards attracted the greatest number of entries in the 12 year history of the competition, and to be recognised for excellence at this level is an achievement of which you can be justifiably proud.”

“We are honored to receive a coveted Global Mobile award," said Gil Biran, Founder, President, and Chief Strategy Officer of Axerra Networks. “To be selected by a judging panel of industry professionals two years in a row is uniquely rewarding.”

The AXN10-8 Pseudo-Wire Access Device and Axerra's complete range of award-winning solutions for mobile wireless backhaul will be showcased at CTIA WIRELESS 2007, March 27 - 29 in Orlando, Florida at Axerra Networks' booth #2055. For more information, please visit

About GSM Association

The GSM Association is the global trade association representing more than 700 GSM mobile phone operators across 217 countries and territories of the world. In addition, more than 180 manufacturers and suppliers support the Association’s initiatives as key partners. For more information about the GSM Association Global Mobile Awards, please visit

About Axerra Networks, Inc.

Axerra Networks, “The Pseudo-Wire Company®”, is the leading provider of circuit emulation and service emulation solutions over packet access networks. Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions enable mobile wireless operators, cable MSOs, competitive service providers, and incumbent carriers to extend IP + legacy voice and data services in native format over Ethernet, IP, and MPLS networks. The result is greater operational efficiency, new revenue opportunities, and a smooth migration strategy to a single converged network, without stranding any revenue streams from profitable legacy services. With Axerra’s Pseudo-Wire solutions, service providers can convert any packet access network (Carrier Ethernet, broadband wireless including WiMAX, cable HFC, xDSL, PON, etc.) into a full-service alternative to TDM access. For more information, please visit:


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