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Awards

Celebrate with us at the AfricaCom Awards 2018

The Awards recognise the achievements of the best companies, solutions, products and personalities improving connectivity and driving Africa through the fourth industrial revolution.

Entries close on 5 October, so for your chance to be recognised - enter today!

The 2018 Awards categories


In line with all the exciting new focus areas for AfricaCom 2018, such as AI and enterprise digital transformation, we have created some exciting new categories to celebrate the best and brightest innovators across tech and telecoms in Africa.

  • Best Network Improvement

  • Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience

  • Fintech Innovation Award
     
  • Most Innovative use of AI Technology *new for 2018 *

  • Most Innovative Service

  • Changing Lives Award

  • Best Sustainable Power Solution *new for 2018 *

  • IoT Product or Service of the Year

  • Best Innovation in Digital Entertainment

New for 2018

The AfricaCom Enterprise CXO of the Year Award

Voted for by the public and presented at the AfricaCom Awards 2018, the 'Enterprise CXO of the Year' accolade is awarded to an African-based enterprise leader who is at the forefront of navigating their company through Industry 4.0, by prioritising innovation, embracing disruptive tech and elevating the continent's digital economy.

The AfricaCom CXO of the Year Award

Nominations now open for 2018

Recognising the outstanding achievements of CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CDOs and others in driving development across telecommunications and technology in 'Digital Africa'. Nominations are free and there is no limit to the number of individuals you can put forward.

The 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East


The Orange Social Venture Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East in fields such as education, healthcare, farming, mobile payments or sustainable development.

With 450 senior level attendees, the AfricaCom Awards provide the perfect platform to position your brand and host clients and partners.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities please contact James Bull today

Congratulations to our 2017 award winners

Best Network Improvement

WINNER: Mauritius Telecom for accelerated FTTH deployment

Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience

WINNER: MTN & Huawei for their Customer Experience Management (CEM) 

Best Network Function Virtualisation solution

WINNER: Ericsson for the Ericsson HDS (Hyperscale Datacenter System)


Changing Lives Award

WINNER: UNHCR for the Smart WiFi Kiosk

Most Innovative LTE Service/ Application Deployment

WINNER: Parallel Wireless for making LTE deployments as easy and as cost-effective as Wi-Fi


Best Innovation in Broadcast

WINNER: Telkom and Huawei for their Telkom LIT_ Service solution


Most Innovative Service " The Business of Tomorrow"

WINNER: Orange for rural electrification

Outstanding Data Management or Analytics Solution

WINNER: BWTech International Limited for NetChart

IoT Product / Service of the Year

WINNER: SqwidNet for EcoCash Diaspora

CXO of the Year

WINNER: Ben Cheick D. HAIDARA , the CEO of Orange Burkina Faso S.A 


Take a look back at our 10th Annual AfricaCom Awards


Celebrating 10 years of improving connectivity and driving Africa through the fourth industrial revolution...

Africa Com Awards Founding Sponsor

Changing Lives Award Sponsor