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DiGi is awarded at the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

After receiving two awards from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards last month, DiGi receive another award being named as 2007 Wireless Service provider of the Year in Asia-Pacific from the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.

In a press release:

DiGi has gone from being known as the smallest of three mobile telcos in Malaysia to the fastest growing, and best performing in the region. To be in the same league as notable giants in Asia Pacific is both humbling and inspiring, and a testament to Malaysia’s spirit of innovation” said Tunku Alizakri Alias, DiGi Director of Strategy & Corporate Affairs on receiving the award at the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards Gala Nite here yesterday.

“The award speaks volumes of our people’s tenacity and spirit to beat the odds. It’s because of intense competition that we strive to differentiate ourselves in providing the most relevant and exciting services. In turn, our customers clearly identify with our core values of innovation, simplicity and best value.”

“To be recognised at this level is an endorsement that we’re on the right track, and will undoubtedly fuel our passion to do things in a daring, different and dynamic way.

Other categories of awards and recipients are:

Telecom Vendor Category:

— Next Generation Infrastructure Vendor of the Year: Alcatel-Lucent

— Optical Vendor of the Year: Huawei Technologies

— Broadband Equipment Vendor of the Year: Huawei Technologies

— Wireless Infrastructure Vendor of the Year: Ericsson Telecom

— BSS Vendor of the Year: Comverse

— Telecom OSS Vendor of the Year: Clarity

Service Provider Category:

— Wireless Service Provider of the Year: DiGi (Malaysia)

— Wireless Data Service Provider of the Year: Hutchison Telecom’s 3 Australia

— Competitive Service Provider of the Year: SoftBank Corporation (Japan)

— Next Generation Service Provider of the Year: Telstra (Australia)

— Broadband Service Provider of the Year: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Japan)

— Mobile Content Developer of the Year:Index Corporation (Japan)

— Data Communications Service Provider of the Year: Orange Business Services

— Contact Center Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year: IBM Daksh

— Satellite Communications Service Provider of the Year: Asia Satellite Telecommunications (Hong Kong)

Enterprise Vendor Category:

— Business Intelligence Vendor of the Year: Business Objects

— Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year: Cisco Systems

— Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year: Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories (an Alcatel-Lucent Company)

— Network Security Vendor of the Year: Juniper Networks

Best of the Best:

— Most Promising Innovative Application/Product of the Year: Genico® 3G Pocketsports by NGC Systems (Malaysia)

— Most Promising Vendor of the Year: ZTE Corporation

— Vendor of the Year: Ericsson

— CEO of the Year; Service Provider: Wang Jian Zhou – China Mobile

— Most Promising Service Provider of the Year: Vanco Asia Pacific

— Service Provider of the Year: Telekom Malaysia Berhad

— Outstanding Contribution to Industry Development: Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore

On the panel of judges were:

Manoj Menon – Partner, Frost & Sullivan

Sin Siew Teyew – Director of Telecoms (Asia Pacific), Frost & Sullivan

— Subbaraman Iyer – Director, ICT Practice (Asia Pacific), Frost & Sullivan

— Sunil Kapoor – Director of Central Buying and former CIO, Fortis Healthcare

— Ahmad Azhar Yahya – Group CIO, Telekom Malaysia

— Chu Hong Keong – CIO, HSBC Bank Malaysia

— Teo Chin Seng – CIO, ST Engineering

— Todd Schofield – CTO, International SOS

— Raymond Tan – Editor, Network World Asia

— Ashwini Bakshi – Director of Services Sales (Asia Pacific), Nokia Siemens Networks

— John Tull – Chief Marketing Officer and VP of Public Affairs (Asia Pacific), Alcatel-Lucent

— Steven Ing – Professional Services Director (Asia Pacific), SAS

— Wendy Koh – Sales Director (ASEAN), Juniper Networks

— Jay Andersen – VP, Sales (South & East Asia), Networks & Enterprise, Motorola Inc.

— Joseph Waring – Group Editor, Telecom Asia and Wireless Asia

— David Storrie – Head of Network & Wholesale Services, StarHub

— David Nishball – President (Enterprise Services), Bharti Airtel

— Wong Soon Nam – VP (Business Marketing), SingTel

— Benney Cheng – VP, Southeast Asia, PCCW Global

— Wilfred Kwan – President and CTO, Asia Netcom

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Kugan is the founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy