31 Jan 2012

Gateway Communications Confirm Continued Support of AfricaCom Awards

For the fifth year in a row Gateway Communications are supporting the AfricaCom Awards - Africa's only dedicated telecoms, media and ICT awards ceremony and gala dinner.

2011's gala dinner saw another luxurious celebration of great industry achievements, as well as great food, great music, and great company.

The ceremony included the announcement of winners in the following categories:

Best Network Improvement - Best New Service - Best Cost Efficiency Initiative for Africa - Rural Telecoms Award - Best Backhaul Solution for Africa - Customer Service Excellence Award - Best Marketing Campaign - Satellite Service Provider of the Year - Best ICT Solution Provider for Enterprise Markets in Africa - Best Pan African Initiative - Changing Lives Award

- MTN South Africa - Orange - Helios Towers Africa - Ericsson - Huawei - Gateway Communications - MTN Zone - Skyvision - Safaricom - SEACOM & Main One Cable

The evening also saw the presentation of Orange's African Social Venture Prize, with first place awarded to the Horticultural Remote Irrigation System farmers & co-operative, second prize to AgaSha Business Network and third prize to the Kachile e-commerce platform.

2012 promises to be another great competition, and a great night of celebration - so don't miss your chance to take part.

The AfricaCom Awards organisers are grateful to Gateway Communications for their continued support, without which such an important platform for recognising excellence and endeavour would not be possible.

About Gateway Communications

Gateway Communications own and operate the largest and most advanced pan-African telecommunications network. Our scale, reach and resources are unparalleled. Gateway connect over 583 million people in over 40 African countries, working in partnership with the continents leading mobile phone operators. Our business experts are creating prosperity across Africa by working closely with multinational corporations, Africa’s leading mobile operators and other important sectors. With more than 45 transponders of satellite capacity over Africa we manage more connectivity over the continent than any other operator. And with 24 dedicated teleports, access to multiple SAT-3 and SEACOM landing ports, 17 African offices and 450 local experts, we’ve got more on the ground support than any other operator. Our award winning products and services are recognised for setting the standards for tomorrows communications in Africa. www.gatewaycomms.com