Liquid Telecom wins three awards at the 2019 Global Carrier Awards

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Liquid Telecom has won three awards at the 2019 Global Carrier Awards, the World Communications awards.

The company was awarded the Best African Wholesale Carrier award for the eighth consecutive year. They were also recognised as the best Regional Wholesale Operator of the Year for a second year in a row.

Liquid Telecom was also applauded for helping thousands of fish farmers in Kenya to monitor ponds and increase production with the Most Innovative IoT Solution.

The judges were impressed by Liquid Telecom’s real world application delivering tangible benefits to a wide array of users and an excellent IoT solution with clear benefits for farmers as well as for the healthiness of the fish industry in Kenya.

Nic Rudnick, Group CEO of Liquid Telecom, said “We are delighted to have picked up three awards in one night. Being recognised for ‘Best African Wholesale Carrier’ for eight consecutive years is unprecedented in the industry. Further recognition for best ‘Regional Wholesale Carrier’ and ‘Most Innovative IoT Solution’ reflects the continuing investment which we have been making in our network and the new innovations and solutions which we have been developing to enhance the value that we deliver to our customers”.

Liquid Telecom has also been shortlisted twice at the upcoming AfricaCom awards in the Connecting The Continent and Changing Lives categories.

The full list of winners in the 2019 Global Carrier Awards is below;

 

BEST PROJECT
Best European Project

Sparkle

 

Best Middle Eastern Project

Omantel

Best Asian Project

PCCW Global

Best Americas Project

GlobeNet

Project Of The Year – Terrestrial

RETN

Project Of The Year – Subsea

EllaLink

   
BEST DATA CENTRE & INTERNET EXCHANGE
Best Internet Exchange Innovation

datamena

Best Data Centre Innovation

Iron Mountain Data Centers

Best Internet Exchange

DE-CIX

Best Data Centre

Equinix

BEST MARKETING/SALES TEAM
Best Marketing Campaign

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier

Best Social Media Campaign

Sparkle

Best Marketing Team

iBASIS

 

Best Wholesale Sales Team

Turk Telekom International

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Best CSR Initiative

PCCW Global

Best CEO Of The Year

Ufinet

   
BEST TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT
Best SDN/NFV Deployment

AT&T / Colt Technology Services

Best OSS/BSS Deployment

Neutrona Networks

Best 5G deployment

China Unicom Global

 
INNOVATION
Best Anti-Fraud Innovation

Orange International Carriers

Best Blockchain Innovation

TOMIA

Best Cloud Innovation

Colt Technology Services

 

Best Data Service Innovation – Emerging Market

Reliance Jio

Best Data Service Innovation – Mature Market

EdgeConneX

Best Enterprise Partnership

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX)

Best IoT Initiative

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier

Best IPX Service

Etisalat

Best Network Technology Innovation

PCCW Global

Best OTT Partnership

Neutrona Networks

 

Best Security Solution

Airtel Business

 

Best SMS Innovation

iBASIS

Best Strategic Subsea Route

TELIN

 

 

Best Subsea Innovation

China Unicom Global

 

Best Unified Communications Innovation

Epsilon / Dialogic Corporation

 

Best Voice Service Innovation – Emerging Market

Airtel Business

 

Best Voice Service Innovation – Mature Market

Voxbone

Wholesale Innovation Disruptor Of The Year

GOLD DATA

   
BEST REGIONAL WHOLESALE CARRIER
Best Eastern European/CIS Wholesale Carrier

OTEGLOBE

Best Pan-European Wholesale Carrier

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier

Best African Wholesale Carrier

Liquid Telecom

 

Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier

Saudi Telecom Company

Best Asian Wholesale Carrier

China Unicom Global

Best Caribbean Wholesale Carrier

C&W Networks

Best Latin American Wholesale Carrier

Telefónica

Best North American Wholesale Carrier

NTT

BEST GLOBAL WHOLESALE CARRIER
Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Voice

Airtel Business

 

Best Global Wholesale Carrier – Data

Orange International Carriers

   
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