CommsMEA is happy to announce the companies shortlisted for the CommsMEA Awards 2017.

The final winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony in front of the leading lights from the MEA region’s telecoms sector during a gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Dubai on November 20.

Executives including telecom CEOs, vendors, ministers and regulators are set to attend the twelfth edition of the event, which celebrates success and innovation in the telecoms sector.

This year, there are 15 awards with few new categories as well keeping in line with the trends of the market.

This year's judging panel consists of Paul Black, director of telecoms, media and IoT, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa; John Curtis-Oliver, Partner at Boyden; Erik Almqvist, managing director, goetzpartners management consultants; Dr. Riad Hartani, partner, Xona; Marc Biosca, partner and leader of communications, Media and Technology Practice - A.T. Kearney Middle East; David Panhans, partner and managing director, the Boston Consulting Group; Tareq Masarweh, lead analyst - consulting at Ovum (an Informa business) and Rogerio Dienes, partner at Oliver Wyman.

Click on the next page to view the shortlist.