GTB recognises the industry’s most innovative & successful project partnerships between the operators and vendors over the last 12 months and showcases the very best projects featuring entries from every corner of industry to reveal the latest innovations, be it application, design, network or product. In 2016 over 300 telecoms leaders attended to celebrate the collaboration and partnership between operators and vendors with a Gala Awards Dinner and Guest Speaker
Nominations receive the following benefits:
- Public recognition of outstanding business success and achievement
- Independent feedback from expert judges
- Your company's progress and achievements benchmarked against competitors
- An opportunity to celebrate their businesses' many strengths and qualities
- Prestigious trophy for category winners.
For over 10 years the GTB awards have celebrated the most innovation and successful project partnerships in the following categories:
Normally be a partnership between an operator – fixed, wireless or satellite – and an equipment vendor, data centre or OTT that brings a significant advance in connectivity at any part in the network, in terms of bandwidth, quality of service, access, reliability, cost or other factor.
Software & Applications Innovation
Normally a partnership between an operator – fixed, wireless or satellite – and a software or apps vendor or a systems integrator that brings a significant advance in the management of a service. This could include billing, analytics, operations or monitoring, or it could include the development of a software-defined or virtualised service.
Enterprise Service Innovation
Normally a project by a telecoms operator – fixed, wireless or satellite – or Data Centre, or an equipment or software vendor or a systems integrator to develop a new service for a particular enterprise customer. Or a project by an operator and a vendor to develop a new service offering for the enterprise sector.
Consumer Service Innovation
Normally a project by a telecoms operator – fixed, wireless or satellite – or an equipment or software vendor or a systems integrator to develop a service offering that is aimed at the consumer market: it could be a direct consumer offering, an improvement to a service that is aimed at consumers, or an technology investment that facilitates a consumer service.
Wholesale Service Innovation
Normally a project involving two or more telecoms operators aimed at improving or extending coverage or service; one operator would be providing a white-labelled service to another, long-distance or satellite-delivered connections to one or more others, or interconnecting a number of service providers.