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Capacity Africa Awards announce winners for 2016

Capacity Africa presented the winners of the first Capacity Africa Awards with their prizes at the 10th anniversary Capacity Africa event in Uganda’s capital Kampala.

Attendees at Capacity Africa 2016 packed the room on the 27th September to hear the winners being announced.

Speaking at the event Bill Boyle, managing editor of Capacity, said: “The standard of the shortlist and the quality of the winners was exceptionally high. I would like to thank the judging panel for their tremendous work in professionally and methodically going through all of the entries. Even before the nominations close we had over seventy entries and they were of a very high standard.

“We are delighted that the entrants, shortlisted organisations and winners have set the bar so high for the first Capacity Africa Awards event – this ensures that the wholesale industry will have to work hard to innovate to improve on this year’s list of esteemed winners. We look forward to next year’s event and all of the transformative ideas it will bring.”

Winners Africa Carrier Awards 2016

Best East African Wholesale Carrier

Winner

WIOCC

Best West African Wholesale Carrier

Winner

PCCW Global

Best Southern African Wholesale Carrier

Winner

Liquid Telecom

Best Service Innovation

Winner

Angola Cables & DE-CIX

Best Terrestrial Project

Winner

Wananchi Business Services – SimbaNet

Best Data Centre Project

Winner

Rack Centre

Best Technology deployment

Winner

World Telecom Labs

Best Marketing Campaign

Winner

TelServ

Best CSR Initiative

Winner

Airtel Ghana

Best African Satellite Service

Winner

Gilat Satcom