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Global Telecoms Awards

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General Information and FAQs

General FAQs

What are the Glotel Awards?

The 12th annual Glotel Awards are the Global Telecoms Awards, organised by The Glotel Awards are the premier event that recognizes innovation and excellence from any company involved in advancing and transforming today's telecoms industry globally.

Who can enter?

The Glotel Awards are open to any company operating in, or adjacent to, the telecoms industry worldwide. This can include service providers, operators, any vendor or solutions provider, consultancies and everything in between.

PR agencies may get in touch with their clients and encourage them to enter the awards in any of the categories or put in an entry on their behalf.

When do entries open?

Monday 3rd June 2024

When is the deadline for entries?

Thursday 5th September 2024

Can we submit multiple entries?

More than one category may be entered for the same project/service/team.

How do we submit an entry?

  • All entries must be written in English and submitted via our online form.
  • Entries must include a short description (entry synopsis) of no more than 100 words and a long description of no longer than 500 words
  • Supporting materials may be supplied, but your main entry of 500 words should include all information you deem necessary for your awards entry
  • The chairperson of the judging panel reserves the right to cast any deciding vote should the need arise. The verdict of the judging panel is final.
  • Your product, service and strategic directive must have been announced, or launched, on or after October 1, 2023, to qualify for the 2024 Global Telecoms Awards, except in the case of Project Delivery Perfection, which must be a completed project.
  • Entering the awards requires a payment (where applicable), this payment is for nomination and is due regardless of whether the project makes to the shortlist or not.
  • Once you submit an entry, it cannot be edited. Please look over all entry information before submitting.

What information should we submit?

First and foremost, winning entries will demonstrate exceptional success. Innovative solutions to problems being faced in the industry are favoured, and presenting tangible evidence of how the solution yielded financial, technological or customer gain is even better.

Specific case studies and instances of client success are a great way of presenting a successful solution, as are metrics. All of our award winners, historically, have raised the bar and helped shape the future direction of the industry.

So what are these judges looking for?

The perfect entry will include as much of the following information as possible.

    • Your product, service and strategic directive must have been announced, or launched, on or after October 1, 2023, to qualify for the 2024 Global Telecoms Awards
    • The unique points of the project. What makes it different?
    • The rationale for the project. Why was it undertaken, what were the reasons, drivers, pain points you needed to address?
    • Results and performance metrics. What were the results? What benefits did the project bring and how were they measured?
    • Project management; team size and mix; collaboration. How many people took part? What teams were involved? How were the responsibilities and tasks shared? How was the project managed and successful teamwork encouraged?
    • Financial impact; return on investment (if applicable).
    • Any other information, statistics, facts, and figures etc. that you think will help us understand the project better!

What is the judging process?

All qualifying entries are examined, discussed, and voted on by the Glotel Awards panel of independent judges.

To ensure the process is completely unbiased and objective, judges are not allowed to comment on or vote for, entries from their own institutions.

When will the shortlist for the Glotel Awards be announced?

The shortlist will be announced by Friday 4th October 2024.

When will the winners for the Glotel Awards be announced?

The winners will be announced on 21st November 2024 during the award ceremony.

What is the entry fee?

The full entry fees can be found here.

The cost is £449 for the first entry and £349 for each additional entry, for all entries submitted before the deadline.

This payment is for nomination and is due regardless of whether the project makes it to the shortlist or not.

Can we sponsor or partner with the Glotel Awards?

We are calling on the industry participants to become a sponsor or partner with us for the awards. Contact for additional information.

Are the nominations confidential?

We reserve the right to publish brief details of all shortlisted entries. This is an up to 100 words “entry synopsis” that is included on all entry forms.

All other information provided in the entry is treated in the strictest confidence.

Category FAQs

What are the awards categories?

This year's categories will be announced closer to the entries opening date. Please check back for more information, or sign up to our newsletter so that you are amongst the first to hear when these go public.

Who won a GLOTEL in 2023?

Here's a recap on the winners from the 2023 Glotel Awards. You will also be able to see video highlights of 2023 on the homepage of the website.

Event FAQs

When and where will the winners be announced?

The Glotel Awards Ceremony will be taking place on 21st November 2024 at Plaisterers' Hall in London.

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