2016 Winners

Global Telecoms Business presented its Telecoms Innovation & Technology Awards on 25 May at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel.

Category: Mobile Infrastructure Innovation

Lean Carrier, a 5G Innovation for Today’s Networks
Operator: SK Telecom
Vendor: Ericsson


Multi-Band Antenna Innovations for Nationwide 4.5G Network in Turkey
Operator: Türk Telekom International
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


Connecting the Unconnected with WTTx in the Philippines
Operator: Globe Telecoms
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


Building A Services Driven Super NOC
Operator: Vodafone India
Vendor: MYCOM OSI


9-Sector Solution Unleashing Traffic in Myanmar
Operator: Telenor Myanmar
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


Loud Steps
Operator: Turk Telecoms International
Vendor: Boni


Virtual EPC-based Air-to-Ground High-Speed Data Service
Operator: SmartSky Networks LLC
Vendor: Brocade Communications Systems


5 Carrier Aggregation for 1.2 Gbps Live Demonstration
Operator: Turkcell
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


Nationwide Big Data Analytics-Driven, Multi-Vendor Software Defined Network
Operator: SK Telecom
Vendor: Accedian


CEM-Based SON for Multi-Technology Mobile Networks
Operator: Cellcom Israel
Vendor: CellMining


Protecting Mobile Money Systems from Financial Crimes
Operator: Safaricom
Vendor: Neural Technologies


Predictive Optimization
Operator: Ooredoo Qatar
Vendor: Nokia


Pop-Up Network for Best Event Experience
Operator: Vodafone Italy
Vendor: Nokia


Enhanced UC Client Portfolio with Innovative Omni-Container Technology
Operator: Timico
Vendor: Genband


World’s First VoLTE Roaming Launch
Operator: LG Uplus
Vendor: Syniverse


Project UNIFY: Transforming Infrastructure with NFV
Operator: Ooredoo Qatar
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


Category: Consumer Service Innovation 

Innovative Customer Offerings Based on a Disruptive Technological Platform
Operator: Zain
Vendor: Uber


Banking the Un-Banked: New Medium for Financial Presence
Operator: Zain
Vendor: eServGlobal


My Experience – A Customer Experience Application
Operator: Telecom Italia
Vendor: Metricell Ltd


Redefining the On-Boarding Experience
Operator: TalkTalk
Vendor: Wipro


VoiP App with Exceptional Emerging Market Focus
Operator: Airtel
Vendor: Genband


Ooredoo Mobile Money Service (OMM)
Operator: Qatar National Bank
Vendor: Ooredoo


Satisfying Stringent Security Requirements for UHD Services
Operator: Swisscom
Vendor: Verimatrix


Big Data Analytics to Eradicate By-Pass Fraud
Operator: Orange Ivory Coast
Vendor: Orange International Carriers


Complaints Containment Program
Operator: TalkTalk
Vendor: Wipro

GlobalView, Inter-Operator Traffic Analytics
Operator: CSL
Vendor: PCCW Global


Managed Unified Connectivity Solution to Dubai Financial Market
Operator: Etisalat
Vendor: Cisco


Maximizing Value from the Customer Value Management Domain
Operator: Etisalat
Vendor: Ericsson


Improving Deaf Mobile Customers’ Experience Through "Basma Line"
Operator: Zain Jordan
Vendor: Higher Council for Affairs of Persons with Disabilities


Telco Integrated Consumer Finance Solution
Operator: Turkcell
Vendor: Intertech


Password Manager and Digital Vault Offering
Operator: Orange
Vendor: Keeper


Taking Customer Engagement to a New Level
Operator: Masergy
Vendor: Genband


EcoCash Savings Club Project in Zimbabwe
Operator: Econet Zimbabwe
Vendor: Mahindra Comviva


Touch App on the Apple Watch
Operator: Touch
Vendor: FOO


Bindez-Tha-Din
Operator: Bindez
Vendor: Ooredoo Group


Delivering Premium TV Services over Unbundled Cable Networks
Operator: Orange Belgium
Vendor: SoftAtHome


Digital Sales Channel Makes Data Personal and Contextual
Operator: DNA Oy
Vendor: Comptel Corporation


Touch App Augmented Reality Season's Greetings
Operator: Touch
Vendor: FOO


Tanzania’s "Tap Tap" NFC Contactless Payments
Operator: Airtel Tanzania
Vendor: Mahindra Comviva


Flow ID Powers Seamless Personalized Digital Service Experiences
Operator: Cable & Wireless Communication
Vendor: UXP Systems


Best Connected
Operator: Vodafone Roaming Services
Vendor: Vodafone Group Interconnection Team


Category: Wholesale Service Innovation

Optical Wave Service – Optical Extension
Operator: Verizon Partner Solution
Vendor: ADVA Optical Networking


Global SIP Aggregation for Contact Centre Management
Operator: Genius Networks
Vendor: InContact Inc


Open Digital Ecosystem Supports
Revenue Beyond Traditional Wholesale
Operator: Saudi Telecom Company
Vendor: ZIRA


New Equilibrium for Wholesale Voice Business
Operator: Telin
Vendor: Maxis International


Secure Cloud Interconnect
Operator: Verizon
Vendor: Amazon Web Services


Seabras-1 New York to Brazil Subsea Cable Project
Operator: Seaborn
Vendor: Alcatel-Lucent


Accelerated 4G roaming
Operator: Vodafone UK
Vendor: Vodafone Roaming Services


Cross Provisioning Platform
Operator: Bell Canada
Vendor: Juniper Networks


Category: Fixed Infrastructure Innovation

From 5.6 Terabit Innovation to 2Tb/s Live International Trial
Operator: BT
Vendor: Huawei Technologies


World’s Largest Software Defined Network (SDN)
Operator: Perseus
Vendor: Plexxi


Next-Gen Technology for University Research Network
Operator: Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC)
Vendor: Infinera Corporation


Network Success for Brewery-Owned Telecoms Service Provider
Operator: Marston's Telecoms
Vendor: SSE Enterprise Telecoms


Project Express
Operator: Hibernia Networks
Vendor: TE SubCom


AEConnect – Next-Generation Trans-Atlantic Connectivity
Operator: Aqua Comms
Vendor: Ciena


Innovative Nomadic Oil and Gas Private Network
Operator: WireIE
Vendor: Shell


Leadership in Network Virtualization
Operator: Manx Telecom
Vendor: Metaswitch Networks


Service Assurance for First UK Deployment of VoLTE
Operator: Three UK
Vendor: Polystar


EasyOptical+OTDR Fibre Network Monitoring Project
Operator: ETB
Vendor: ZTE Corporation


Category: Business Service Innovation

Global Telematics Vision
Operator: Aeris
Vendor: Isotrak

Project Studio
Operator: BT
Vendor: Netformx


Enhanced Managed IoT Connectivity (eMagic)
Operator: Indosat Ooredoo
Vendor: Ericsson


Outcome Driven Revenue Assurance Managed Services Partnership
Operator: Subex Ltd
Vendor: BTC Botswana


Digital Business Enablement in the Cloud of Clouds
Operator: BT Global Services
Vendor: Ricoh


Digital Backbone Driving Mobile Economy for African Continent
Operator: Airtel Africa
Vendor: Nokia


NFV Brings Cloud To Micro Data Centre Customers
Operator: DartPoints
Vendor: ADVA Optical Networking


Big Data Exchange: Content Exchange Platform for OTT
Operator: Hutchison Global Communications Ltd
Vendor: Huawei International


Check & Go
Operator: Orange
Vendor: Danal Inc


Fuelling Innovation via a Single Point of Truth
Operator: Orange Belgium
Vendor: Sigma Systems


MS2.0 Project
Operator: Telenor Pakistan
Vendor: ZTE