The Awards are to celebrate and pay tribute to the telecom industry professionals and operators that have shown outstanding performance and results in key market segments, a statement issued by MTN in Accra said.
Ms Nozipho January-Bardill, MTN Group Executive for Corporate Affairs, said the accolade reaffirmed the status of the group as an innovative mobile-operator in emerging markets.
“We are proud of this acknowledgement and we will continue our efforts to provide innovative solutions across all our markets.”
“The judges selected MTN for successfully providing innovative services to its pan-African subscribers such as per-second billing for pre-paid customers and for evolving from a traditional mobile operator to an all-round communications service provider with the deployment of WIMAX and fibre-optic networks, a mobile television offering and banking service.”
Twelve awards were presented at the ceremony in categories that encompassed different facets of the telecom industry from individual excellence, to corporate success, to outstanding service and expertise in implementation.
The winners were judged by a panel of industry experts selected from within the regional communications sector and were chosen for consistently investing in technology, implementing winning strategies and developing services that capture the hearts and minds of users.