Frost & Sullivan today celebrated the 10th Annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards at The St Regis Singapore.
Founded in 2004, the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards program is now in its 10th consecutive year, and seeks to recognize companies and individuals that have demonstrated best practices in their industry, commending the diligence, commitment, and innovative business strategies required to advance in the global marketplace.
"Frost & Sullivan is proud to host the Asia Pacific ICT Awards banquet for the 10th consecutive time. When we first started back in 2004, we knew we wanted the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards to be the most anticipated event of the year by the ICT business community in Asia Pacific. We are delighted that the awards have surpassed our expectations, just like the caliber of its recipients," said Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
The 10th Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards conferred a total of 36 awards, inclusive of 5 new award categories. Notable recipients include Huawei, Vendor of the Year; PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, Service Provider of the Year; Axiata Group Berhad, Telecom Group of the Year; and Chua Sock Koong, SingTel Group Chief Executive Officer as Service Provider CEO of the Year.
The 5 new awards and their recipients are Comptel Corporation, Most Innovative Telecom OSS/BSS Vendor of the Year; Admob, Mobile Advertising Network of the Year; BT, UC as a Service Vendor of the Year; NTT Docomo, Mobile Commerce Service Provider of the Year; and KT, Beyond Connectivity Service Provider of the Year.
The awards enjoyed a good turnout of over 150 ICT industry players and distinguished guests such as His Excellency Mahbub Uz Zaman, High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Singapore; Ridwan Hassan, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia; Arianto Surojo, First Secretary of Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia; and K. Sukomaran, Counsellor (Investment)/Director, Malaysia Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) Singapore.
Frost & Sullivan identifies the outstanding industry achievements in the past year by companies in the regional and global markets, through in-depth interviews, market analysis, performance measurements, and benchmarking of market participants to bring unique best practices to forefront.
Award recipients are evaluated based on their revenue growth, market share gains, leadership in new product introduction and innovation, breadth of products and solutions, major customer acquisition, and business and market strategy.
The results are then presented to an independent panel of judges, comprising of influential personalities, decision-makers and thought leaders from the ICT sector across Asia pacific. To view the complete list of 2013 ICT Awards judging panel, please visit, http://www.ict-awards.com/judges.shtml
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Channel News Asia is the International Broadcast Media Partner for the 10th Annual Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards. Media partners for the awards banquet include CIO Asia, Digital News Asia, MIS Asia, and Top 10 of Asia.