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Awards

AfricaCom Awards celebrate and pay tribute to the industry initiatives that improve connectivity and digital transformation across the continent

8 November 2017 - Waterfront LookOut, Granger Bay, Cape Town - Drinks from 7pm

Congratulations to our 2016 Awards winners!

Best Network Improvement


  • PCCW Global - MEF Certified Ethernet Service
Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience


  • Huawei Technologies - Best User Experience with Huawei CEM 
Most Significant Commercial LTE Development


  • MTC & Huawei Technologies Commercial LTE-A Network in Namibia
Best Cost Efficiency Solution for Africa


  • Orange - Orange MEA Open Tech Hub
Best Marketing Campaign


  • Liquid Telecom - AfriCan 
Best Connectivity Solution for Africa


  • World Telecom Labs - Vivada for rural wholesale networks 
Best Mobile Financial Service


  • Mahindra Comviva - Airtel Money “Tap Tap” Tanzania powered by Nearex and Mahindra Comviva’ s mobiquity® Money 
Best App for Africa


  • Mauritius Telecom - Traffic Watch Mauritius 
Most Innovative Service - “The Business of Tomorrows”. Sponsored by Comviva


  • Airtel Africa - Airtel Advanced Call Completion (Adcom)
Best Pan-African Initiative


  • BRCK - Kio Kit - Digital Classroom in a Box  
CEO of the Year Award


Ebenezer Twum Asante - MTN Ghana

Changing Lives Award


  • Tigo Ghana - Mobile Birth Registration 

Orange Social Venture Prize


The Orange Social Venture Prize rewards entrepreneurs developing products or services that use ICT in an innovative way to meet the needs of people in Africa or the Middle East in fields such as health, agriculture, education, energy, industry or trade. The 2016 edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize rewards winners with grants for a total value of 55,000 EUR. 

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Join the industry’s premier celebration and key reference point for recognising and encouraging digital transformation across the continent. Enjoy a delicious three-course meal, accompanied by champagne and world class entertainment. Celebrate success across the industry as we announce this year's winners.

A night not to be missed!

Premier Venue


The AfricaCom Awards once again returns to the exclusive surroundings of the Waterfront LookOut in Granger Bay, Cape Town to celebrate the finest talent from across the industry.

Meet and network with the industries leading figures


The awards bring 400+ of the very finest of Africa's digital community, providing you with the opportunity to spend an evening meeting and exchanging business cards with the top names in the industry. 

Flashback to the 2016 celebrations


Watch the highlights from the AfricaCom 2016 Awards.Congratulations again to all our winners!