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Huawei wins 'Vendor Initiative of the Year' at 2016 Asia Communication Awards

Huawei has been announced as winner in the "Vendor Initiative of the Year" category at the 6th Asia Communications Awards, recognising "Huawei's outstanding innovative contributions".

Those outstanding innovation contributions are in "setting new performance standards for leading Asian telecoms carriers, service providers, operators and vendors".

The panel of judges comprised of ICT opinion leaders and they were "looking for a company that could prove that it had blazed a trail in terms of product innovation".

Bambang Utoyo, manager of partnership development, Telin, said: “The winning vendor demonstrated its technology competency by delivering 10 gigabit-per-second fibre-to-the-home access in Hong Kong.”

 Zhou Jianjun, president of Carrier Business, Huawei Southern Pacific Region, said: “We are delighted and honoured to receive this prestigious award.

“This is a testimony of our long-term dedication to building an open, collaborative ecosystem that will continue to drive ICT innovation and transformation.

“We believe, together with partners and industry players in the ecosystem as evidenced by the major projects we have endeavoured together, that we will continue to grow through digitalisation and build a Better Connected World.”

Huawei said it would "continue to work in the areas of enhancing connectivity, improving user experience, expanding network access, and helping vertical industries go digital to drive the industry forward".

Huawei proudly boasts that it ‘has been the proud winner of the "Vendor of the Year" award for the past five years running at the Asia Communications Awards, and that this is "a legacy of its leadership and influence in the ICT industry".

More detail on the Awards here


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