Monday, 25 September 2017

World Communication Awards 2015 shortlist announced

Total Telecom
Wednesday 23 September 15

The shortlist for the 17th annual World Communication Awards (WCA) has today been announced by Total Telecom. Judges were impressed by the quality and breadth of entries and will reveal the winners on the 1 December 2015 at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London. The companies on the shortlist are as follows: BEST BRAND CAMPAIGN Ooredoo – Simply Do Wonders Ooredoo Oman – Oman rebrand Singtel – Let's make everyday better BEST BROADBAND ACCESS SERVICE AT&T - GigaPower HKT – FTTH on Demand Ooredoo – Internet…

The shortlist for the 17th annual World Communication Awards (WCA) has today been announced by Total Telecom. Judges were impressed by the quality and breadth of entries and will reveal the winners on the 1 December 2015 at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London.

The companies on the shortlist are as follows:

BEST BRAND CAMPAIGN
Ooredoo – Simply Do Wonders
Ooredoo Oman – Oman rebrand
Singtel – Let's make everyday better

BEST BROADBAND ACCESS SERVICE
AT&T - GigaPower
HKT – FTTH on Demand
Ooredoo – Internet.org in Indonesia

BEST CUSTOMER CARE
NTT Communications
Ooredoo Oman
TeliaSonera International Carrier

BEST ENTERPRISE SERVICE
AT&T – Network on Demand
BT – One Phone
Hutchison Global Communications – ACP solution
NTT Communications - Nexcenter
Singtel – Managed Hybrid Network
Viettel – DMS.ONE

BEST MOBILE PRODUCT
BT - BT Mobile
Digicel - Roam Like You're Home
HKT – VoLTE
Ooredoo Algeria - Oobarmijoo
Singtel – Dash

BEST NETWORK OPERATION INITIATIVE
AT&T - Software-centric Network
Eirteic - Eircom project
Epsilon - Intelligent Network-As-A-Service
NetCracker - Swisscom IP transformation project
Vodafone - Vodafone Messaging Hub

BEST OPERATOR IN AN EMERGING MARKET
Advanced Info Service
Global Transit
Ooredoo Myanmar
Orange
Smart Communications
Telemor

BEST SMALL BUSINESS SERVICE
AT&T - SMB product portfolio
Textlocal - Messenger
Turkcell - My Company
Vodafone - Vodafone Interstandard Roaming Service

SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AWARD
Indosat - INSPERA
Metfone - Internet to School and Scholarship
Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation - MBC
Ooredoo - mobile health clinics
Smart Communications - SWEEP
Vipnet - Do the Right Thing

CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AWARD
CITIC Telecom CPC – SmartCLOUD
Hutchison Global Communications - HGC ibizCloud
Interoute - VDC
Jibe Mobile - Communications Cloud
SIngtel - Managed Cloud Service

CONNECTED WORLD INITIATIVE
Jasper - Control Center
SunTec Business Solutions - Xelerate

DIGITAL EXPERIENCE AWARD
Mahindra Comviva - Interactive End of Call Notifications
Ooredoo Qatar - Mozaic GO App
Virgin Mobile - Number Booking

INNOVATION AWARD: OPERATOR
iBasis - InVision
NTT Communications - Arcstar Universal One
PCCW Global - Threat Management Service
Singtel - Dash
Voyager Innovations - PowerApp

INNOVATION AWARD: VENDOR
AsiaInfo - Veris Billing
GENBAND - Kandy
Huawei - Smart Mall Small Cell Innovation by Vodafone & Huawei
KeyPoint Technologies - Xploree
Seecrypt - Seecrypt SC3

THE CTO OF THE YEAR
Coskun Sahin - Chief Technology Officer - Türk Telekom Group
Hamdi Yigit Berktas - Chief Technology Officer - Bakcell LLC
Jay Jayasimha - Chief Technology Innovation Officer - Cataleya Private Limited
Khalid Murshid - Chief Technical Officer - Etisalat
Krish Prabhu - Chief Technology Officer – AT&T
Marcus Weldon - Alcatel-Lucent CTO & President of Bell Labs
Matthew Finnie - Chief Technology Officer - Interoute


THE USERS’ CHOICE
AT&T
Cisco
Level 3
NTT Communications
Orange Business Services
Singtel

BEST WHOLESALE CARRIER
IDT
Interoute
Liquid Telecom
NTT Communications
PCCW Global
TeliaSonera International Carrier
Tata Communications

BEST MOBILE OPERATOR
Ooredoo
Smart Communications
Telstra

BEST GLOBAL OPERATOR
AT&T
NTT Communications
Tata Communications
Telstra

CEO of the YEAR (Industry Vote - Find out more)
Ahmad Hanandeh - Zain Jordan
Ahmad Julfar - Etisalat
Bob Collymore - Safaricom
Cengiz Oztelcan - Turk Telekom International
Dominique Leroy - Proximus
Douglas Mboweni - Econet Wireless Zimbabwe
Jeffrey Hedberg - Mobilink Pakistan
Johan Dennelind - TeliaSonera
Karim Khoja - Roshan
Napoleon Nazareno - Smart Communications
Nasser Marafih - Ooredoo
Timotheus Hoettges - Deutsche Telekom


The World Communication Awards are the highlight of the 2015 Total Telecom Festival, a two day conference that will focus on the telco IoT opportunity on day 1 and the business of telecoms on day 2. Find out more at www.totaltele.com/festival

Now is the time for you to confirm your participation.

Maximise your exposure by joining us as a sponsor. Find out more by calling Rob Chambers on +44 20 7092 1077 or visit www.worldcommsawards.com


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