BroadbandCompaniesHardwareSouth AfricaTechnology

Huawei, Orange top AfricaCom Awards nominations

huawei-scJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IF nominations are anything to go by, the eagerly-anticipated AfricaCom Awards will be a two-horse race between Orange and Huawei.

The French multinational telecommunications corporation and Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications firm, are the most nominated companies for the awards that will be among the highlights of AfricaCom, scheduled for Cape Town, South Africa between November 14 and 17.

They have a significant footprint in the continent.

Orange leads with nine nominations and Huawei have seven.

The AfricaCom Awards celebrate and pay tribute to the industry initiatives that improve connectivity and digital transformation across the continent.

They are rated as the most prestigious awards in the continent’s technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector.

CAJ News Africa, the pan-African news agency, and TechnoAfrica, its TMT subsidiary, are AfricaCom Media Partners.


Best Network Improvement

Mauritius – Telecom Accelerated FTTH deployment

ZTE Corporation – ZTE Uni-RAN

Tigo Rwanda – Best Network Improvement

Comsol – Comsol Fibre Connect

WIOCC – Further enhancing WIOCC’s unique pan-African network

MTN and Huawei – MTN Catapult Project for Network Improvement

PCCW Global – MEF Certified Ethernet Service

Delivering Excellence in Customer Experience

Barclays Africa Group Limited – Data Platform

Alepo Technologies – Alepo’s Data Monetization Platform

Polystar – Kalix

Mahindra Comviva – Airtel Money “Tap Tap” Tanzania powered by Nearex and Mahindra Comviva’ s mobiquity® Money

Orange – Mobile Call Excellence Service

Nokia and Safaricom – Nokia Customer Experience Management on Demand (CEMoD) solution

Airtel Africa – Airtel Tugabane

Huawei Technologies – Best User Experience with Huawei CEM

Tecnotree – Tecnotree’s Loyalty and Campaign Management System

Most Significant Commercial LTE Development

Mobile Telephone Networks – LTE-U network

Telekom Networks Malawi Limited 4G-LTE

Nokia with Vodacom Tanzania Vodacom Tanzania – LTE (4G) Commercial Launch

MTC & Huawei Technologies Commercial LTE-A Network in Namibia

Best Cost Efficiency Solution for Africa

Subah Telecom – Tackling SIM Box Fraud in Guinea – Subah Telecom

Orange – Smart Energy Metering

Orange – Orange MEA Open Tech Hub

Newtec – Mx-DMA®

CSG – International Managed Services

Huawei Technologies – Huawei’s Hybrid Power Solution

Best Marketing Campaign

TelServ – NumbersOnline

ZOL, a Liquid Telecom brand – Connect Now campaign

Liquid Telecom – AfriCan

Upstream – Cash Quest

Unitel – Unitel FIT

Best Connectivity Solution for Africa

World Telecom Labs – Vivada for rural wholesale networks

Comsol – Comsol Fibre Connect

Newtec – Newtec Dialog® multiservice platform with Mx-DMA®

WIOCC – WIOCC’s Johannesburg Metropolitan Area Network: overcoming the high cost of local loop delivery

Huawei Technologies – Huawei’s WTTx Solution

Vanu Inc – Rural connectivity as a coverage service

Best Mobile Financial Service

Hello Paisa – International money transfer

Tigo Ghana – Tigo Cash – Rice Mobile Finance

Mahindra Comviva – Airtel Money “Tap Tap” Tanzania powered by Nearex and Mahindra Comviva’ s mobiquity® Money

Mahindra Comviva – Econet Wireless’ EcoCash Savings Club powered by Mahindra Comviva’s mobiquity® Money

Orange – NFC Electronic Change

Airtel Africa – Airtel Money Kutchova – Mobile Money Loan Service

Best App for Africa

Sliide Airtime – Sliide Airtime

Mauritius Telecom – Traffic Watch Mauritius


Unitel – Unitel FIT

Orange – My Communities App

Airtel Africa – Airtel Tap2Bill

Most Innovative Service – “The Business of Tomorrows”

UROS – Uni-fi Roaming Solutions

UROS – Cloud Hosted Roaming Solution

ZTE – Corporation ZTE iTOP( intellgent traffic operation platform)

Orange Business Services – Orange’s Hybrid VPN, SDN, NFV Next Generation Network Services for Africa

Barclays Africa Group Limited – BankBot

Orange – My Communities App

Orange – Smart Energy Metering

Telkom SA – Openserve Business Unit SDN Implementation within the Packet and Optical Transport Network

Airtel Africa – Airtel Advanced Call Completion (Adcom)

MTN and Huawei – MTN Music+ Service

Best Pan-African Initiative

BRCK – Kio Kit – Digital Classroom in a Box

Eskimi – Eskimi DSP


Airtel Africa – Artist Management Platform

Huawei Technologies – Huawei Digital inCloud

Orange – Orange 303 Partner Store

CEO of the Year Award

No shortlist The winning CEO will be announced live at the awards evening.

Changing Lives Award

Vodacom – Vodacom e-school

Tigo Ghana – Mobile Birth Registration

Mahindra Comviva – Econet Wireless’ EcoCash Savings Club powered by Mahidra Comviva’s mobiquity® Money

Unitel – STOP Malaria

SES Techcom Services – SATMED

WIOCC – Connecting and extending connectivity in Somalia

Ericsson – Ericsson and Grundfos – Water ATM

CAJ News

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button