The Global Carrier Awards 2016

8 November, Paris

2016 Global Carrier Awards

We are excited to be hosting the 11th Global Carrier Awards 2016 on Tuesday 8 November in Paris .

The Global Carrier Awards celebrate innovation, excellence and vision, and set the benchmark for performance throughout the global wholesale telecoms marketplace.

Entries are now open for the Global Carrier Awards 2016 

The Global Carrier Awards (GCA) will recognise industry leaders in the below categories. 

1.  Best Regional & Global Wholesale Carrier                
2.  Best Innovation
3.  Best Marketing / Sales team
4.  Best Project
5.  Best Technology implementation / deployment       
6.  Best Data Centre & Internet Exchange
7.  Special Recognition
For more information on the categories please click here.

Forms for each category are available to download. The deadline for submissions is no later than the 26th August 2016

The shortlist of potential winners will be announced on the 5th September 2016.

New for 2016

VENUE     The GCA will be hosted in a new location which can easily fit up to 600 seated executives.  This new and grander venue will ensure that you can follow the night's activities in comfort.

TRANSPORT Coaches and limo service available to all attendees*

BIG BAND Whether you win or not, let your hair down at the official after-party.  Take to the dance floor with the band playing a range of popular music - details to be announced shortly.

AUCTION Throughout the night you will be able to bid on many exciting charity lots and help raise money for a worthy cause.

Meet our guest speaker


Ed Stafford is the Guinness World Record-holding first man to walk the Amazon. He was European Adventurer of the Year 2011.

" Britain's most intrepid hero since Scott of the Antarctic" The Daily Mail

" A true hero " The Times.

"Truly extraordinary in the top league of expeditions past and present " Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Ed filmed and blogged his deadly journey and engaged followers all over the world for two and a half years. The footage was made into a Discovery Channel documentary and was sold to over 100 countries. His book, "Walking the Amazon", has been translated into Mandarin, Ukrainian, Polish and Spanish as well as being sold to the USA. 

Ed is currently filming his fourth series for the Discovery Channel.

A look back at the Global Carrier Awards 2015 

And the 2015 winners were...

Caught on camera: Champagne reception / awards ceremony / after-party