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The 2020 Global Telecoms Awards Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2020 Global Telecoms Awards has been announced, congratulations to all of our finalists!

Got a question about this year's shortlist? Email sophie@telecoms.com


Advancing Artificial Intelligence
Advancing Artificial Intelligence
  • CSG - Conversational AI
  • CUJO AI - Digital Life Protection Platform
  • Türk Telekom - AI in Operations
  • TechSee - TechSee Live
  • ZTE - Intelligent native network solution
Automation Initiative of the Year
Automation Initiative of the Year
  • EXFO - Nova SensAI
  • GS Lab - Octopus
  • Huawei Technologies - iMaster MAE-CN
  • Radisys - Engage Intelligent Virtual Assistant
  • Robin.io - Robin Automation Platform

Best 5G Operator Innovation
Best 5G Operator Innovation
  • China Telecom Global - 5G Services
  • Orange - 5G in Romania
  • Vodafone UK – Ford private 5G network
Best Digital Transformation Project
Best Digital Transformation Project
  • MATRIXX Software - Three UK’s PayG
  • Metricell - Service Checker
  • STC – WBU digital transformation
  • Viettel Telecom - Viettel++

Best Operator
Best Operator
  • Orange MEA
  • SK Telecom
  • Viettel Telecom
Best Vendor 5G Innovation
Best Vendor 5G Innovation
  • Altiostar Networks - Container-Based, Cloud-Native 5G RAN software
  • Ericsson-Optus - 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz dual-Band 5G
  • Huawei Technologies - Single Voice Core Solution
  • Keysight Technologies - Load Core 5G
  • ZTE - China Unicom and ZTE for SuperDSS Solution

BSS/OSS Transformation Excellence
BSS/OSS Transformation Excellence
  • Amdocs - CES20
  • Calix - AXOS Platform Enabled by SMx Automation
  • Intraway – Symphonica Codeless Provisioning Automation Platform
  • Netcracker Technology - Netcracker 2020
  • STL - dTelco
Connecting the Unconnected
Connecting the Unconnected
  • Iskratel - RUNE Project
  • Liquid Telecom - Fibre networks in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Manatua One Polynesia Consortium and SubCom - Manatua One Polynesia Cable Project
  • Orange - Orange Sanza
  • Vanu - Vanu’s Sustainable, Cost-Efficient Solutions for Off-Grid Markets

Consumer IoT Initiative of the Year
Consumer IoT Initiative of the Year
  • F-Secure, Windstream and Actiontec - Kinetic Secure
  • Tata Communications – MOVE
  • ZTE - AI-powered Smart Home Care Solution
Digital Transformation Innovation
Digital Transformation Innovation

Cohere Technologies - MU-MIMO Spectrum Multiplier with Delay-Doppler channel representation

Colt Technology Services - Colt Intelligent Communications - Cloud SBC

Huawei Technologies - Qingdao Haier 5G Smart Factory

Netcracker Technology - Netcracker 2020 Digital Transformation Solution

Ooredoo Kuwait - ANA a digital mobile plan with MATRIXX


Fixed Network Evolution
Fixed Network Evolution
  • ADTRAN - SDX-series Portfolio Expansion
  • Calix - everyPON on the AXOS Platform
  • Sky Italy and Amdocs - Sky Italy's WiFi service and Ultra Network powered by Amdocs Open Cloud Networks OSS
  • STL - Celesta Ribbon Optical Fibre Cable - Intelligently Bonded Ribbon
  • Tejas Networks - Tejas TJ1400 UltraFlex products
Ground-breaking Virtualization Initiative
Ground-breaking Virtualization Initiative
  • AT&T Business - AT&T SD-WAN
  • Ericsson-XL Axiata - Virtualized Packet Core Transformation
  • Rakuten Mobile - Rakuten Mobile Network
  • Turkcell – Unified Telco Cloud
  • ZTE - The world’s largest 5G SA 2C&2B network for China Mobile

Industrial IoT Initiative of the Year
Industrial IoT Initiative of the Year
  • China Telecom Global - Industrial IoT Solutions
  • Incognito - Enterprise IoT device management and data collection
  • SK Telecom - 5G Dual-Band Dual-Mode Industrial IoT Device and Its Application
  • Vodafone UK – CoVision
Managed Services Innovation of the Year
Managed Services Innovation of the Year
  • Comviva - Digital Services Content Management at Ooredoo Kuwait
  • Macquarie Telecom Group - Macquarie Cloud Services Azure Managed
  • Mitratel - Mitratel’s Managed Services Operational Excellence
  • Tata Communications - Strategic Sourcing

Mobile Money Mastery
Mobile Money Mastery
  • Comviva - mobiquity Money - COVID-19 Response
  • Nexign & Megafon - Megafon Bank Card based on Nexign Network Monetisation Suite
  • Ooredoo Maldives - m-Faisaa
  • Orange - E - GOV
Most Innovative Cloud Service
Most Innovative Cloud Service
  • Aptilo Networks - IoT Connectivity Control Service
  • Calix – ProtectIQ
  • Colt Technology Services - Colt Cloud Connectivity
  • VMware - Telco Cloud Automation
  • ZTE - Precise Cloud Solution in Smart Health Care

Most Innovative Cloud Technology
Most Innovative Cloud Technology
  • Enea Openwave - Stratum Cloud Data Manager
  • Intraway – Symphonica Codeless Provisioning Automation Platform
  • Red Hat - Red Hat Open Hybrid Cloud Technologies
  • Parallel Wireless - OpenRAN Controller
  • Wind River - Wind River operator solution
Project Delivery Perfection
Project Delivery Perfection
  • BroadSource - EMU Subscriber Management and Migration
  • Comarch - Service assurance solution for the first 5G telecommunications networks in Asia
  • Ericsson-Starhub - StarHub – Ericsson Billing System Transformation
  • Huawei Technology and Sunrise Communications - 5G Network Optimization Project
  • Ufinet - Protective ring between Quito and Guayaquil

Security Solution of the Year
Security Solution of the Year
  • Keysight Technologies - Threat Simulator
  • Ribbon Communications - Ribbon Call Trust
  • Subex - Subex's cybersecurity solution
  • Trustwave - Trustwave Fusion Platform
  • ZTE - Software-Defined Security Solution
Telecoms Transformation
Telecoms Transformation
  • Altiostar Networks inc - Container-Based, Cloud-Native 5G Open RAN software
  • Ericsson - 5G Maritime Mesh Network
  • HARMAN - 5G-Ready Multiband Conformal Antenna
  • OmniSci - OmniSci
  • Upstream - Upstream Digital Sales Solutions