- See full list of winners, faces of attendees at NTITA
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has added more feathers to its cap, as a corporate entity and individual staff, at the weekend, received the “Consumer Initiative Project of the Year Award” and the “Regulator of the Year Award”.
Also, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta received the ‘Telecom Man of the Year Award at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards in Lagos, attended by crème de crème of personalities in the industry.
Here are faces at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards 2017 and full list of awardees.
Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the NCC.,Prof. Umar Danbatta, receiving the “Telecom Man of the year Award” with ATCON President, Olusola Teniola commending the EVC.
Telecom Man of the Year- NCC, EVC., Prof. Umar Dambatta
Life Time Achievement Award- Former NCC, EVC., Dr. Ernest Ndukwe
Telecom CEO of the Year- MD/CEO, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya
Special Recognition Award- MD/CEO, Galaxy Backbone, Mr. Yusuf Kazaure
ICT Entrepreneur Award 2017- MD, VDT Communications, Mr. Abiodun Omoniyi
Outstanding Contribution to Mobile Phone Industry- GM, Tecno, Mr. Chidi Okonkwo
Outstanding Contribution to Financial Inclusion Sector- Mr. Emmanuel Okwegbala
Women in Technology Award- CEO, MainOne, Funke Opeke
ICT CEO 2017- MD/CEO, Sunnet Systems, Mr. Paul Olagunju
Industry Personality of the Year- MD, Vodacom, Lanre Kolade
Special Recognition for Promoting Telecom Industry- Olusola Teniola
Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year-IHS Nigeria
4G/LTE Provider of the Year– MTN Nigeria
ICT Company of the Year– Sunnet Systems
Telecom Business of the Year- Vodacom Business
Tower Company of the Year- IHS Towers
Managed IT Services Provider of the Year- Layer3
Public Sector IT Service Provider of the Year- Galaxy Backbone
Cloud Service Provider of the Year– Rack Center
Mobile Content Provider of the Year– Renaissance Media
Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year- Vodacom Business
CSR Company of the Year- Airtel (Airtel Touching Lives)
Interconnect Provider of the Year– Medallion
Internet Service Provider of the Year (SME)– Spectranet
Internet Service Provider of the Year (Enterprise)– VDT
Datacenter Provider of the Year– Rack Center
Popular Phone Brand of the of Year– Tecno
Consumer Initiative Project of the Year– Nigerian Communications Commission
Telecom Solutions Support Company of the Year- Medallion
System Integrator Company of the Year– Reliance Infosystems
Smartphone of the year- Tecno Camon Cx
Customer Experience Award (Telecom)– MTN
Telecom marketing Campaign of the Year– Airtel
Innovative Project of the Year- MTN (Lumus Electricity)
Regulator of the Year– Nigerian Communications Commission
Mobile Operator of the Year– MTN
Special Recognition for Promoting .ng– Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA)
Award for Internet of Things for the Year- Vodacom
The President of ATCON, Mr Olusola Teniola, congratulated the awardees who were recognised and rewarded as organizations and individuals at the forefront of innovation in the sector.
According to him, NTITA was designed to re-define how excellence in the ever growing ICT services in Nigeria “is recognised and motivation is needed when we want to aim higher as a country.
“If we keep honouring innovation and excellence we will be surprised that there will be an unprecedented growth not only in this sector, but generally. Our industry is on a fast lane and Africa needs to catch up with the developed nation as quickly as we can” he added.
The night also provideed an exceptional opportunity for stakeholders to network, entertain clients, and reinforce relationships with partners and reward staff with exceptional performances.
NTITA had an independent panel of industry experts as judges; recognized organizational performances, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in ICT, and successful deployed CSR initiatives.