Telstra takes out three PTC awards

By Jonathan Nally
Wednesday, 22 January, 2020

Telstra takes out three PTC awards

The Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) held its annual ICT awards ceremony on Tuesday, 21 January, during the PTC’20: Vision 2020 and Beyond conference.

“The PTC awards are exploding in terms of industry participation and it’s a pleasure to be able to recognise the brilliant work going on in the ICT industry, and particularly that which supports the non-profit mission of PTC, to advance the ethical development and use of ICT for collaboration, knowledge and outreach,” said Joe Weinman, founder and principal, XFORMA LLC and Chair of the PTC Awards 2020 Committee.

Australia’s Telstra took out three of the awards; the full list of winners is as follows:

Category 1 — Core network products and services

  • Outstanding satellite company: Mission Microwave
  • Outstanding submarine company: Telstra
  • Outstanding wireless company: SK Telecom
  • Outstanding wireline company: MTA Fiber Holdings, LLC (MTAFH)

Category 2 — Network-centric products, services, and innovation

  • Outstanding applications company: PLDT Global Corporation
  • Outstanding cloud, data centre or interconnection company: NJFX
  • Outstanding customer-facing innovation: PLDT Global Corporation
  • Outstanding internal transformation: Telstra
  • Outstanding network intelligence and management company: Connected2Fiber

Category 3 — PTC vision and mission

  • Outstanding ecosystem corporation: Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP
  • Outstanding ICT education or research provider: Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP
  • Outstanding quality of life improvement: TELUS

Category 4 — Members’ choice awards

  • Outstanding CEO: Robin Khuda, Founder & CEO, AirTrunk
  • Outstanding female executive: Nadya Melic, Global Head of Connectivity & Platforms, Telstra
  • Outstanding Pacific islands achievement: The University of the South Pacific

Pictured: Telstra's Nadya Melic. Courtesy PTC

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