Award Sponsors

2017 Sponsors Included:

Lead Partners:

Founded in 2014 with inherent entrepreneurial spirit, NxtVn is focusing on the connectivity and data center industries to build the next generation cloud computing infrastructure.

NxtVn’s fusion of the connectivity and data centers into our Cloud Centric Platform will enable it to serve the new trends like IoT and make them become a reality. NxtVn is promoting its multi-tenant, open access, carrier neutral Parks serving as a natural habitat for data center players, where they can build, operate and grow in a reliable, scalable and secure environment.

NxtVn’s flagship Data Center Park is serving the world from the heart of Finland offering excellent operational efficiencies and unprecedented fast go-to-market time, capturing the next generation opportunities.

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OTEGLOBE, headquartered in Athens-Greece, is the international wholesale arm of OTE Group and the leading wholesale carrier in S.E. Europe with global reach, delivering a complete portfolio of voice and data services. By combining a resilient subsea route with a diverse terrestrial network, OTEGLOBE offers an alternative path for connecting Europe to Asia and the world through Greece and emerges as a reliable hub in the Mediterranean basin.

OTEGLOBE is the only carrier that reaches W. Europe through Greece with two fully owned, geographically diverse networks, the GWEN and the TBN, while it operates a private IP network with presence in the main telecom hubs in Europe.

The company adapts constantly to the dynamically changing global environment by investing in numerous submarine cable consortia (the latest of which is AAE1), continuously upgrading its existing, diverse and resilient network infrastructure and forming strong partnerships with major global carriers.

At the same time, OTEGLOBE is an established IPX carrier with strong presence in the global voice wholesale market, offering high quality voice and roaming services over one single point of interconnection, as well as a broad range of mobile and value added services.

By capitalizing both on its geographic position and extensive and diverse network footprint, OTEGLOBE is becoming an alternative, reliable hub in the Mediterranean basin which connects Europe to the world through Greece.

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Associate Partners:

China Mobile International (CMI), is an International Operator offering solutions to International Carriers & Enterprises. Our services include Global Data connectivity, Internet Solutions, IDC Solutions, Premium Voice and Mobile Data services. With a vast international presence and reliable partners, we are committed to providing highly competitive services with extensive coverage. As part of China Mobile Group, the largest mobile operator in the world in terms of network scale and over 800 million subscriber base, CMI is rapidly expanding our global reach on the global backbone infrastructure and dedicated to offering one-stop-shop solutions connecting you to the world.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, CMI has expanded our footprint in 18 countries across different regions.

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Fastlink Company is the first 4G LTE operator in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, a private company owned by national partners aiming to revolutionize the industry of telecommunications and data service.

Our main objective is to become the foremost data provider through a far-sighted policy of investment in adopting cutting edge technology to provide state of the art services by establishing strategic partnership with the leaders of LTE industry in the world to ensure the highest level of service.

Wherever you are in Kurdistan, Fastlink network will reach you making sure you are connected all of the time and fast.

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Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 March 2017, Vodafone Group had 515.7 million mobile customers and 17.9 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates. Vodafone Carrier Services (VCS) division manages the commercial relationships with 1,000 Communication Services Providers globally, and offers a broad portfolio of voice, network connectivity, and messaging services. For the third consecutive year, Vodafone has been ranked as the largest international voice carrier, with over 60 billion voice minutes. It has one of the most reliable and wide-reaching global networks, and is one of the Top 5 Global IP networks spanning across and between Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.  To meet with VCS, please email or visit

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Bankai Group is a globally recognized leader in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) space, with strategic business units in Global Wholesale Voice, Retail, VAS and Telecom Technology. Bankai Group’s wholesale business unit is one of the world’s biggest aggregators for voice and SMS services. Its SPV BridgeVoice is an automated carrier platform that bridges the gap between operators and retailers. The technology wing Panamax delivers solutions across Business Support System (BSS)/ Network Switching Subsystem (NSS)/Mobile Financial Solutions (MFS) domains for telco’s, carriers and financial institutions. Together these units are instrumental in Bankai's positioning as a brand to reckon with and are steadily creating tangible value for customers across geographies.

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China Telecom Global Limited (“CTG”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTG connects the Asia Pacific region and the world, and extended its presence in emerging markets such as Africa and the Middle East. CTG provides customized and cost-effective integrated communications solutions and diversified telecom services to cater to customers' needs.  Its services include internet direct access, internet transit, data services, broadband, unified communications, internet data center, cloud computing, ICT services, fixed and mobile voice and value added services, professional services and industry solutions, telecom operation consultancy and service outsourcing.

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Social Media Sponsor:


China Unicom Global Limited ("CUG") is a wholly owned subsidiary of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited. CUG is headquartered in Hong Kong. With 31 worldwide subsidiaries and offices, and 107 overseas Point-of-Presences (PoPs) in 70 countries/regions, CUG endeavors on global business development, operation and servicing outside Mainland China. Leveraging on China Unicom’s extensive global network coverage, CUG offers reliable end-to-end global integrated telecommunication services and solutions, including global connectivity services, global internet access, ICT services, cloud, internet of things (IoT), video conferencing, unified communications, content and security services, and provides personal customers with premium voice and mobility services.

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Charity Auction Sponsor:

Turk Telekom International is 100% owned by Turk Telekom and acts as its international business unit handling all international data, wholesale voice and roaming business functions. Turk Telekom International provides single account management and unified network operations over the entire Turk Telekom International network which includes 20 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and the Caucasus, covering a full range of Internet/data services, infrastructure and wholesale voice services to incumbents, alternative carriers, mobile operators, cable TV companies, Internet service providers and corporate customers. Turk Telekom International offers premium quality telecommunication solutions in the form of: guaranteed SLA-s, local experts, dedicated staff, centralized end-to-end network management, trustworthy and reliable attitude, delivering on commitments, on-time delivery, tailor-made, scalable and cost-effective technical solutions and a proven management team with a full-service portfolio. Covering over 40,000 km of fiber optic network and more than 150 interconnections worldwide TTI is one of the most important players for the global telecommunications industry.

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