In 1999 Total Telecom launched the first ever World Communication Awards with the winners named in Geneva during the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Telecom event.
The winners and categories reflected the era with prizes going to companies including Equant, World Online, and Sonera. The Best e-commerce service category was won by American company stamps.com for an innovative service enabling users to purchase and print out postage stamps from the internet!
25 years on, the industry has moved on. The company names have changed, the categories have evolved, but still winners pick up the same iconic sail trophy at a gala dinner packed with their peers from the industry.
Entries close on 16 June 2023
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The World Communication Awards runs in conjunction with the Total Telecom Congress.
There are exciting changes ahead for the Total Telecom Congress as we seek to better serve the leaders of global connectivity. We will be moving to a new home at The RAI in Amsterdam, on the 21st and 22nd November 2023.
The event will evolve to focus ever more strongly on delivering business outcomes, recognising the impact on the telecom industry of growing economic and geopolitical pressures that are driving telcos to evolve business models, become ever more innovative and look for opportunities to collaborate and consolidate.
The World Communication Awards are organised by Total Telecom. We use our position at the centre of the market to understand its heartbeat and focus on engaging with key decision makers, influencers and the most important brands from across the globe.
For our partners, the WCA represent a unique opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to excellence, to align your brand with a specific theme and to engage in one of the few truly annual marketing opportunities.
Meet and connect with those look to transform their telco with new ideas and new ways of thinking. You will get full access to the attendee list and be able network in person with interesting people throughout the awards ceremony gala.
Establish connections with telecom giants, cable operators, data centres, and more. Meet in person, swap contact information and extend your network.
This is the biggest night in global telecoms, where every year awards are won, glasses are clinked, and most of all, connections are made. Don’t miss out on rubbing shoulder with the very best in the business.