Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BoICT Awards 2015: Glo clinches 3 prizes


 The 2015 edition of Beacon of ICT Awards held on Saturday night in Lagos with the emergence of Globacom as the best telecommunications company in Nigeria, reports ITRealms

Globacom Nigeria won in three categories of the awards. The categories are; award for Best Telecoms Company of the Year, Undersea Cable Company of the Year and Most Innovative Mobile Player of the Year.

The organizers of the award stated in a speech at the event that the emergence of Globacom as the best telecoms company was the result of a three-month online poll conducted between December 2014 and March 30, 2015, involving the participation of over 900,000 respondents. The organizers said that the revolutionary role of Globacom in the industry earned them the largest vote to emerge as the winner.

The award presentation to Globacom was done by the Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, who emphasized that the company had since pioneering per second billing remained a Beacon and pride of Nigeria in the telecoms industry.  

While on the second and third award, the Most Innovative Mobile Player and the Undersea Cable Company of the Year the orgaizers stated that Globacom was chosen for pioneering most innovations in the industry and also as a major provider of bandwidth in West Africa sub-region influenced the decision of majority of the respondents. Other winners at the event were GTBank, Vodacom Business, DHL Unified Payments, and Jumia. ITRealms gathered

Those in attendance at the event were prominent personalities of the ICT industry in Nigeria, the likes of Leo Stan Eke the CEO of Zinox Technologies, as the chairman of the occasion, Gbenga Adebayo Chairman of Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Emmanuel Ekuwem Chairman of Teledom International, and Chris Uwaje former President of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON).

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