Capacity reveals Global Carrier Awards 2015 shortlist

08 September 2015 |


Capacity is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Global Carrier Awards.

More than 160 entries were submitted for this year’s awards, which includes an extended innovation category.

The shortlist has been independently marked by a panel of 20 judges, which includes leading analysts, industry experts and Capacity’s senior editorial team.

The winners will be announced at the Global Carrier Awards ceremony and gala dinner on November 3 2015 at Capacity Europe’s new home in Paris, France.

All the best of luck to all nominated companies below.

   

  

REGIONAL/GLOBAL WHOLESALE 

Best Eastern European wholesale carrier

A1 Telekom Austria

Telekom Romania Wholesale

Turkcell Superonline

Turk Telekom International

  

Best pan-European wholesale carrier

Colt

Deutsche Telekom ICSS

Interoute

NTT Communications

Viatel

   

Best African Wholesale Carrier

Emerging Markets Communications

Liquid Telecom

PCCW Global

WIOCC

   

Best Middle Eastern wholesale carrier

Eitsalat

Global Cloud Xchange

Newroz Telecom

Ooredoo Global Services

Tawasul Telecom

   

Best Asian wholesale carrier

China Mobile International

Global Cloud Xchange

NTT Communications

Telstra 

   

Best Caribbean wholesale carrier

C&W Networks

PREPA Networks

   

Best Latin American wholesale carrier

C&W Networks

Level 3 Communications

Neutrona Networks

Sprint

Telefonica Global Solutions

   

Best North American wholesale carrier

Bell Canada

NTT Communications

Sprint

Zayo Group

   

Best global wholesale carrier – voice

IDT Telecom

Orange

PCCW Global

Tata Communications

Vodafone Carrier Services

   

Best global wholesale carrier – data

Deutsche Telekom ICSS

NTT Communications

TeliaSonera International Carrier

Telecom Italia Sparkle

Vodafone Carrier Services

 

 

DATA CENTRE/INTERNET EXCHANGE 

Best data centre

Digital Realty

Equinix 

Infomart Data Centers

Telecity

Telecom Italia Sparkle

  

Best internet exchange

AMS-IX

datamena

DE-CIX

 

Best IPX exchange

AMS-IX

Syniverse

Telefonica Global Solutions

 

REGIONAL/GLOBAL PROJECTS

Best European project

Colt

CSG International

Deutsche Telekom ICSS

Interxion

Telarix

  

Best African project

Liquid Telecom

Sudatel

WIOCC

  

Best Middle Eastern project

Batelco

GBI

Newroz Telecom

Turkcell Superonline

Turk Telekom International        

  

Best Asian project

Colt

Global Transit

Infinera

HGC

Turk Telekom International

  

Best North American project

PCCW Global

Sprint

DE-CIX

  

Project of the year – terrestrial

Deutsche Telekom ICSS

Liquid Telecom

Turk Telekom International

Newroz Telecom

  

Project of the year - Subsea

Hibernia Networks

GBI

SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium

Level 3 Communications 

  

 

INNOVATION 

Best network technology innovation

Epsilon

Global Capacity

Neutrona Networks

Syniverse

Telstra 

Verizon Partner Solutions

  

Best voice service innovation – emerging market

iBasis

Internet Solutions

Turk Telekom International

PCCW Global 

World Telecom Labs

  

Best voice service innovation – developed market

VoiceYou & Colt Technology Services

Deutsche Telekom ICSS & RTX

IDT Telecom

Verscom Solutions 

  

Best data service innovation

Global Transit

HGC

Internet Solutions

Neutrona Networks

Tawasul Telecom

  

Best SMS innovation

IDT Telecom

Telarix

Telefonica Global Solutions

Turk Telekom International

   

Best anti-fraud innovation

BICS

Orange

Telarix

   

Best subsea innovation

Hibernia Networks

SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium

   

Best cloud innovation

Epsilon

Global Cloud Xchange

Infinera

Interoute

Orixcom

    

 

MARKETING & SALES 

Best marketing team

datamena

Epsilon

NTT Communications

   

Best wholesale sales team

Bankai Group

Telekom Romania Wholesale

Turk Telekom International

   

Marketing campaign of the year

Interoute

Level 3 Communications

Telecom Italia Sparkle

Telefonica Global Solutions

TeliaSonera International Carrier

   

SPECIAL RECOGNITION 

Best strategic acquisition

C&W Networks

Colt

Interoute

PCCW Global

Telstra 

  

Corporate Social Responsibility

Bell Canada

Colt

Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities

   

    

Entries for Executive of the Year Award for Industry Contribution and Executive of the Year Award for Leadership are open until October 16.