LONDON--(shortlist for the awards, has now been announced with top names in the broadband space nominated for the widely coveted accolades.)--A record number of entries were made for this year’s much anticipated Broadband InfoVision Awards, the industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony. The Broadband World Forum is delighted to recognise outstanding technologies and services and celebrate excellence across the entire broadband industry once again this year. The
“The industry today is constantly evolving and the InfoVision Awards recognises the companies, people and technology behind the cutting-edge innovation we’re seeing in today’s market.”
This year saw the launch of several new categories which have attracted an unprecedented number of entries and significant numbers from companies which have never before participated. The categories reflect the evolving nature of the industry and the areas of growth and development in today’s market. They include, Best Broadband Partnership Award, Best Broadband Cloud Award, Best Broadband Experience Award, Outstanding Contribution to Broadband Success, Best Broadband Enabler and Best Broadband Transport.
“The InfoVision Awards are a great source of prestige for the winning companies and it was encouraging to see a record-breaking number of applicants this year,” said Gavin Whitechurch, Executive Director at Informa Telecoms & Media. “The industry today is constantly evolving and the InfoVision Awards recognises the companies, people and technology behind the cutting-edge innovation we’re seeing in today’s market.”
Influential players, including senior executives from Deutsche Telekom, Orange–France Telecom Group, Telstra, Openreach (BT Group), Etisalat, KT, metroPCS and PCCW, make up the independent judging panel for the awards.
The lavish awards ceremony will include a gala dinner in the Hotel De Duif in Amsterdam, on Wednesday 17 October as part of the 12th annual Broadband World Forum.
The Broadband World Forum conference programme consists of six tracks of varied content being delivered across the three days of the show. Over 400 visionary speakers and panellists will take part in the programme with over 200 exhibitors showcasing revolutionary broadband technologies, applications, solutions and services.
The Broadband World Forum will take place at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam on 16-18 October 2012. To view the full event programme and register for Broadband World Forum, please visit www.broadbandworldforum.com or call +44 (0) 20 7017 5506. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter @BBWorldForum, follow our conference and content producer @FrankieBrewer or use #BBWF.
To see the complete shortlist for the InfoVision Awards visit www.broadbandworldforum.com/broadband-infovision-awards-shortlist.
About Broadband World Forum
Broadband World Forum is the world’s largest broadband event attracting thousands of decision-makers from across the globe. Now celebrating its 12th year, the event is the only place to meet the entire broadband industry in one place at one time. The programme will be delivered by over 300 visionary speakers and panellists with over 200 exhibitors showcasing ground-breaking broadband technologies, applications, solutions and services.
For further information on Broadband World Forum or to register to attend, go to http://broadbandworldforum.com/
About Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatandm.com) organises 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.