COMMS MEA Awards 2019 event partner and sponsors announced

The 14th edition of this event will partner with datamena, and is sponsored by some of the top names in the telecoms sector
COMMSMEA Awards 2019 will be held at Rhodes W1 Grosvenor House on November 6, 2019 Dubai UAE Photo by LESTER APUNTARITP Images
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COMMSMEA Awards 2019 will be held at Rhodes W1 Grosvenor House on November 6, 2019 Dubai UAE Photo by LESTER APUNTARITP Images


The 14th edition of the COMMS MEA Awards is rapidly approaching, with the event happening on November 6th, 2019 at Rhodes W1, Grosvenor House, Dubai. This year, COMMS MEA is pleased to announce its event partner datamena. The COMMS MEA Awards 2019 are held in partnership with our event partner datamena.

Datamena is a simple, effective and seamless ‘one stop shop’ for MPLS and capacity services, allowing cost-effective connectivity between Africa and datamena (DX1). Datamena is a carrier-neutral data centre located in Dubai, operated by EITC, and is home to the UAE Internet Exchange (UAE-IX) and hosts over 150 of the world’s leading enterprises, carriers, cloud and content providers.

The COMMS MEA Award sponsors this year are: The platinum sponsor Huawei, the driving force behind telecom innovation, and a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei is committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organisation for a fully connected, intelligent world; Bahrain telco, Viva Bahrain, who recently doubled its funds raised for its Ramadan donations campaign launched in partnership with RCO and in support of people with diseases or disabilities; SES Networks, which provides reliable and secure satellite and ground communications solutions. Currently its customers deliver over 8,200 digital TV channels to over 355 million homes using the SES network;  Sudatel, a powerful telco innovator in Sudan, which is responsible for the construction and maintenance of Sudan's telecom infrastructure. Sudatel is more than 60 per cent owned by the Sudanese government; the remainder being owned by private interests; and finally Comviva, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra With an expansive suite of productised solutions, Comviva caters to over two billion mobile users globally.

The COMMS MEA team looks forward to welcoming our sponsors and guests to the event on Wednesday. Watch our hashtag #CommsMEAawards for more information and to track the Awards winners as they are announced.

Our Awards categories this year are:

  • Telecom Group of The Year
  • 5G Trailblazer of The Year
  • Business Service Initiative of The year
  • CSR Campaign of The year
  • Internet of Things Solution of The Year
  • Middle East & Africa Telecom Operator of The Year
  • Most Innovative New Service of The Year
  • Outstanding Customer Service Award
  • Regulatory Initiative of The year
  • Smart City & Network Initiative of The Year
  • Network Infrastructure Initiative of The Year
  • Digital Services Content Management Award

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