By: Fred Yaw Sarpong
Telecommunication operator, Vodafone Ghana has been nominated for 12 awards in the 4th Ghana Telecom Awards (GTA) 2014, organised by the Mobile World Magazine.
Vodafone nomination includes the Best Customer Care Company, Best Use of Social Media, Best Telecom Brand, Telecom Business Service, Mobile Broadband Internet Service, Mobile Operator, CSR Company, Telecom Wholesale Provider, Mobile Broadband Service and Mobile Innovative Product of the year.
The company’s innovative product ‘Red’ was also nominated among others in the Marketing Campaign of the Year category, while the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Haris Broumidis was shortlisted for the CEO of the Year.
A statement from the company indicates these nominations serve as recognition for the hard work by Vodafone particularly in satisfying customers given how competitive the Ghanaian telecom industry has become over the past few years.
As has always been the case, Vodafone strives toward excellence on all fronts offering its customers superb value in products and services as well as impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
The company’s hunger for innovations has led to a number ‘firsts’ in the industry which has won them several awards including the ‘Marketing Oriented Company of the Year at the 2013 Mobile Telecom Awards.
The Ghana Telecom Awards is designed to celebrate the continued growth and success of the telecom marketplace and focus on the exceptional and innovative performers within the industry.
Now in its fourth year, Ghana Telecom Awards continues to grow in participation and prestige, setting the highest industry standard for honouring organisations and individuals in Telecoms and related industries in Ghana and beyond.
According to Akin Naphtal, the CEO of Mobile World Magazine; the prestigious award has become the benchmark for outstanding performance in the highly competitive industry; a symbol of excellence in leadership, quality and innovation. ‘Technology is constantly growing and evolving, and we cannot afford to be left out of this hi-tech generation, he added.
At this year’s edition, the organizers are expected to unveil new categories that reflect the diversity of the industry and promote other key area in the ICT that is enhancing business flow.
The award night provides an exceptional opportunity for stakeholders to network, entertain clients and reinforce relationships with partners as well as reward staff with exceptional performance.
With high personalities billed to attend, the award night offers a unique opportunity for industry leading personalities to network with peers and celebrate the achievements of the telecoms sector in improving the Socio-economic development of Ghana.
“ICT sector has contributed significantly towards Ghana economic improvement and we believe the award provides the platform to further encourage the industry stakeholders in a more relaxed and entertaining atmosphere.” Naphtal reiterated.
The winners will be announced on 31st May, 2014, at a ceremony at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra.