Telecoms' Fortunes Pick UpBy World Finance, PRNE
Thursday, October 21, 2010
LONDON, October 22, 2010 - After a sluggish 2009, which saw global telecoms service provider
revenues grow by only 2.2 percent yoy - the slowest rate in a decade - 2010
has seen healthier returns. But with this opportunity comes new challenges.
In the west, consumer enthusiasm for mobile internet access has seen wireless
infrastructure creaking under the strain. Emerging markets offer easier
growth, but technology moves quickly, and success requires more than good
World Finance recognises the companies staying one step ahead, developing
new modes of delivery, product designs, consumer offerings and software
Telecoms Innovation of the Year: Western Europe Türk Telekom Eastern Europe Netia North America iBasis Latin America TeleNorte Asia Phorm Africa Globacom Middle East Axiom Telecom Australasia F-Secure Wireless Telecoms Provider of the Year: Western Europe Telecom Italia Mobile Eastern Europe Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Sp. Z o.o. North America Verizon Wireless Latin America TIM Asia NTT DoCoMo Africa Vodacom Middle East Etisalat Australasia Telstra Fixed Line Provider of the Year: Western Europe Türk Telekom Eastern Europe Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. North America CenturyLink Latin America Oi Fixo Asia Pacific Century CyberWorks Ltd Africa Globacom Middle East Nawras Australasia Telstra Broadband Service Provider of the Year: Western Europe British Telecom Eastern Europe Stream Communications Network and Media Inc. North America Century Link Latin America Brasil Telecom Asia Hikari Tsushin Inc Africa MTN Middle East Batelco Australasia EFTEL Ltd Fully Integrated Telecoms Provider of the Year: Western Europe Türk Telekom Eastern Europe Hrvatske Telekomunikacije d.d. North America Verizon Communications Latin America Telefonos de Mexico Asia SK Telecom Africa Uganada Telecom Middle East Qatar Telecom Australasia Optus Financial Services Telecom Application of the Year: Western Europe & UK IG Index Eastern Europe Armenbrok North America E*Trade US Latin America Banco de Brasil Asia CMC Markets Africa Neo Africa Middle East Mubasher Australasia IG Markets Green Telecoms Company of the Year: Western Europe Telekom Austria Group Eastern Europe ZTE North America Polycom Latin America Telefonica Asia Fujitsu Africa Orange-Guinea Middle East Axiom Telecom Australasia Telstra Telecoms Software Company of the Year: Western Europe INQ Mobile Eastern Europe Mera Software North America Equinox Latin America Elandia Asia CRM Software Africa Ectel Middle East Zain Group Australasia Quickcom Global Mobile Handset Manufacturer of the Year Acer Global Telecoms CEO of the Year Henrik Poulsen, TDC Global Telecoms CTO of the Year Ajay Joseph, iBasis Global Telecoms CFO of the Year Efrat Makov, Alvarion
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