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The most prestigious recognition of excellence in the broadband marketplace. This year, the awards took place at Meistersaal, Berlin on Wednesday 25th October.


Achievement in Fixed-Mobile Convergence

WINNER: Huawei

Best Consumer Facing OTT Service (TV/Media/Bundles)

WINNER: Turkcell

Broadband Delivering Social Impact

WINNER: nbn Austalia

Best Smart Home Network

WINNER: Deutsche Telekom & Huawei

Achievement in Network Virtualization


Customer Choice Award

WINNER: Reykjavik Fibre Network

Best consumer 1Gbps service based on G.Fast or DOCSIS 3.1

WINNER: TDC & Huawei

Best consumer 10Gbps service based on next-generation PON

WINNER: Nokia & SKB South Korea

Best Fixed Access Solution

WINNER: Adtran

Best Wireless Broadband Solution

WINNER: EPAM & Liberty Global

Best Smart City Collaboration

WINNER: Ooredoo


WINNER: Erling Gudmundsson, Reykjavik Fibre Network


12 Awards presented for a variety of ground-breaking initiatives! Congratulations to all winners and finalists!


Category 1: Achievement in Fixed-Mobile Convergence

Huawei – Huawei FMC Solution 

Nokia – Fixed Networks for Mobile Transport 

Nokia – Nokia Hybrid Access Solution 

ZTE Corporation - ZTE Cloud Native IMS Solution 

ZTE Corporation - ZTE Fusion-WAN FMC leased-line Solution

Category 2: Best Consumer Facing OTT Service (TV/Media/Bundles)

Great Event TV – 

Turkcell – TV+

Category 3: Broadband Delivering Social Impact

Free WiFi for Africa NPC t/a Project Isizwe - Hyper-Local Content and Employment 

Innovation Drive Citizen Engagement Telefonica & Huawei  - FTTH Rollout in Spain 

nbn Australia - nbn Sky Muster Satellite Broadband 

PT. Telkom Akses - Indihome Triple Play 

Ethio Telecom & ZTE - National BroadBand Promoting Ethiopia Great Development

Category 4: Best Smart Home Network

DSP Group – Ultra Low Energy (ULE) Technology for IoT 

Deutsche Telekom & Huawei – Speedport Smart (The Next Generation Home Gateway) 

Nokia – Autonomous Customer Care 

Telekom Research and Development sdn bhd – Smart Home Energy Monitoring System (BeLyfe) 

ZTE Corporation – ZTE Smart Door Lock 

Zyxel Communications Corp – Zyxel MULTY PRO

Category 5: Achievement in Network Virtualization

Adtran – Adtran Mosaic 

China Unicom and Huawei – TSDN Solution 

Nokia – Nokia Software-Defined Access Networks 

ZTE Corporation – ZTE vBRAS Solution 

ZTE Corporation – VEON & ZTE SDN based NFVI Solution

Category 6: Customer Choice Award

Bharti Airtel – Bharti Airtel Fixed Line Modernization 

Hyperoptic – Hyperoptic ultrafast,full fibre broadband 

Porto Seguro Conecta – Wireless full MVNO in Brazil 

Reykjavik Fibre Network (Gagnaveita Reykjavikur) – Single Setup

Category 7: Best consumer 1Gbps service based on G.Fast or DOCSIS 3.1

TDC & Huawei – the Europe first DOCSIS 3.1 network 

Swisscom & Huawei – Swisscom’s 1Gbps Service Based on Huawei’s One-Stop Solutions 

ZTE Corporation and NetCologne GmbH – Smooth Transition to the Future: NetCologne & ZTE's Solution 

Nokia – software-defined micronodes

Category 8: Best consumer 10Gbps service based on next-generation PON

HUAWEI & PCCW – Huawei 10G PON Solution

SKB South Korea and Nokia –10Gbps Next-generation PON 

Telekom Research & Development Sdn Bhd – Highspeed 10Gbps Symmetrical Access Network Solution

Category 9: Best Fixed Access Solution

ADTRAN – ADTRAN Gigabit with GTTB model

PT Telkom Akses – Indihome Triple Play 

Huawei – Huawei CloudFAN Solution 

Huawei – Huawei SuperVector Solution 

ZTE Corporation – Flagship Optical Access Platform for Next Decade-ZTE TITAN 

InCoax Networks – MoCA Access 2.5 - The Multi-Gigabit Access Standard over existing in-buidlding infrastructure 

ZTE Corporation – ZTE Flexible and Cost-Effective Combo PON Solution

Category 10: Best Wireless Broadband Solution

Liberty Global – Connect App

nbn Australia – nbn Sky Muster Satellite Broadband

ZTE Corporation – ZTE eWBB Solution

ZTE Corporation – ZTE 5G-Oriented Massive MIMO Solution 

ZTE Corporation – ZTE 5G-Oriented EPC solution 

Zyxel Communications Corp. – LTE3300 Series

Category 11: Best Smart City Collaboration

Ooredoo – Smart City Projects in Qatar


Daniel Brower, SVP, Program Officer & Strategic Projects, Deutsche Telekom 

Alzbeta Fellenbaum, Senior Analyst, Broadband, IHS Markit

Robin Mersh, CEO, Broadband Forum

Dario Talmesio, Principal Analyst, Ovum

Gary McLaren, CTO, HKBN

Kamalini Ganguli, Senior Analyst, Ovum