Paris, 8 November 2016 – Telin received the Best IPX Service in the Global Carrier Awards (GCA) 2016 that was taken place in Maison de la Mutualité, Paris on 8th November 2016. Representing Telin, EGM Network Operation Engineering went on the stage to receive the award. Telin is awarded for its IP based interconnection service for its provision to customers of high-quality service, compliance and high service level agreements between GSM operators for end users.
Another award received by Telin, representing consortium, was Subsea Project of the Year for SEAMEWE5 subsea cable system. SEAMEWE5 is a submarine cable system directly connects Dumai, Indonesia to Toulon, France passing 17 countries. This cable system is a consortium of 20 parties and currently its status is System Test and Acceptance. It is estimated to operate in the end of 2016.
To receive the award for Best IPX Service, Telin surpassed Deutsche Telekom ICSS, Etisalat, and Orange International Carriers, while for Subsea Project of the Year, SEAMEWE5 consortium was able to outdo Aqua Comms – AEConnect and Seaborn Networks – Seabras-1.
Telin participated in the award competition as an initiative to position the company as the top of mind of global telecommunication players as well as to advance the image of Telkom Group in global industry of telecommunication.
“Telin, as Telkom’s enabler in digital telco, is on its way to be one of the digital global TIMES (Telecommunication, Information, Media, Edutainment, and Services) hub. Receiving this award from a prestigious institution has made us closer to achieve the objective” said Faizal R. Djoemadi, President Director of Telin.
The winners were selected by a panel of over 20 judges, which include leading analysts, industry experts and Capacity’s senior editorial team. They were aided by a new scoring system, which was refined for 2014 to ensure that the shortlisting and winners decisions remained objective and transparent.
This year’s GCA was the 11th commenced of event presented during Capacity Europe conference and brought more than 380 members of the ITC community to celebrate industry achievements over the last year.