Airtel voted 'best' in the continent
09 December 2013, 16:48
Nairobi - Bharti Airtel has been recognized as the
continent’s Telecommunications operators of the year in the just-ended CommsMEA
This follows a ceremony that was held at the Jumeirah
Emirates Towers in Dubai.
Manoj Kohli, the Managing Director and Chief Executive
Officer of Bharti Airtel, applauded CommsMEA’s recognition of Airtel operations
“We are humbled by this recognition and the trust
consumers and other telecommunication stakeholders have placed in Airtel since
our venture in Africa from year 2010,” he said.
According to Airtel, prominent players in the Information
Communication and Technology (ICT) industry attended the ceremony.
“A gathering of 300 ICT gurus from different nations were
overwhelmed by the achievements of Airtel in Africana market that many industry
plays see as difficult to penetrate. The CommsMEA awards gala serves to
recognize excelling players in the telecoms sector in Africa and Middle East.
Airtel trounced some serious contenders shortlisted for the same award such as
the MTN Group, Vodacom, and Nedjma to become 2013 champions.”
“Second in Kenya but first in Africa” is the new slogan
following the award.
– CAJ News