Event Date/Time: Nov 10, 2010
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Recognising and Rewarding Excellence in the African Telecommunications Market
The AfricaCom Awards provide a glamorous and entertaining evening and gala dinner for 500 industry executives to celebrate the achievements of the African telecommunications industry. Hosted by comedian Barry Hilton and a senior UNICEF representative, the black tie event includes a 4 course dinner, entertainment, the awards ceremony and an after party with live music into the early hours.

The 2009 winners:
• New Entrant of the Year: Dark Fibre Africa for their Optical Fibre Ducting Infrastructure
• Best Network Improvement: Microcom DRC & the WiMAX Network in Democratic Rep. of Congo
• Best New Services: Comviva with Virtual Phone
• Best Cost Efficiency Solution for Africa: Helios Towers and their Co-Location/Infrastructure Sharing product
• Green Telecoms Award: Win Afrique for their use of solar, wind & green energy solutions
• Best Solution for Rural Services: MTN Uganda for the GOOGLE SMS/Application Labaratory
• Best Marketing Campaign: Vodacom Mozambique with the Tudobom brand campaign
• Telecoms Innovation of the Year: Comviva with Virtual Phone
• Best Pan African Initiative: Seacom with the East African submarine cables
• Changing Lives Award: Emtel Mauritius for connecting the people of Agalega Islands to the world

Find out more about submitting an entry for an award or booking a table for the evening: www.africacomawards.com

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