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Monday, 13 June 2016

Leaders in Asian Communications Rewarded #ACA16

The winners of the 6th annual Asia Communication Awards (ACA) were named in Singapore on the 1 June 2016. The big winner of the night was Korea's KT who scooped three trophies, whilst we were delighted to to be able to welcome Ririek Adriansyah, CEO of Telkomsel to the event were he was named CEO of the Year.

The Asia Communication Awards are organised by Total Telecom and were presented at the prestigious Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

For a full list of winners is listed below or download the magazine of the night here


Best Brand Campaign
Progresif Cellular
(Highly commended: Telstra)

Best Customer Care: Business

Best Customer Care: Consumer
Ooredoo Myanmar
(Highly commended: Globe Telecom)

Best Emerging Market Initiative
Ooredoo Myanmar

Best Enterprise Service

Best SME Service
Voyager Innovations
(Highly commended: KT)

Operator of the Year
(Highly commended: Indosat Ooredoo)

Project of the Year
Progresif Cellular

Satellite Operator of the Year
Singtel Satellite

The Connected Asia Award
Indosat Ooredoo

The Green Technology Award
Tata Communications

The Innovation Award

The Social Contribution Award
Smart Communications

Vendor Initiative of the Year
(Highly commended: Syniverse)

Wholesale Operator of the Year
NTT Communications

CEO of the Year
Ririek Adriansyah, Telkomsel
(Highly commended: V.D. Wadhwa, SITI Cable Network)

Monday, 7 December 2015

Meet the IoT champions

The winners of the 2nd annual Internet of Things Awards - the IoTA's were revealed alongside the World Communication Awards at the iconic Wembley Stadium on the 1 December 2015.

The winners were as follows:

Best Turnkey Solution

Contribution to the IoT EcoSystem
Pegasus Global Holdings, LLC

Most Innovative Connectivity Solution

Most Innovative Device Solution

Most Innovative Platform Solution
Eurotech SpA

Most Innovative Use of Data
Embarcadero - InterBase

Smart Cities Initiative
Tech Mahindra Ltd.

Smart Home Initiative

Transforming Business Award

In addition, Jasper won The Connected World Initiative at the parallel World Communication Awards. View the WCA winners on Total Telecom.

If you missed out this year, make sure you enter the 2016 IoTAs that will once again accompany the World Communication Awards and will be presented at London's Supernova on the 29 November 2016. Find out more

Monday, 28 September 2015

7 Top stories to start your telecom week

These stories were popular last week, so did you read the?

LTE hits puberty 

Some late bloomers have launched high-speed mobile services in unlikely places, while other markets gear up for 4G growth spurts.

World Communication Awards 2015 shortlist announced

FreedomPop brings free mobile service to UK
U.S.-based MVNO hopes value-added services, participation in market research will make its service pay.

BT to extend ultrafast broadband to 10m premises by 2020
U.K. incumbent's CEO reiterates broadband coverage commitments; Openreach updates charter amid regulatory scrutiny.

UK regulator trebles mobile licence fees to almost £200m
After years of analysis, Ofcom says new figures reflect real market value of 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum.

Xiaomi launches Chinese MVNO
Device maker's new Mi Mobile service uses China Telecom, Unicom networks.

Telenor drops Uninor brand in India
Norwegian operator targets India's unconnected population, reaffirming its position as a value player.