Broadband InfoVision Awards Shortlist Announced

  Broadband InfoVision Awards Shortlist Announced

Broadband World Forum 2013

Business Wire

LONDON -- June 27, 2013

Today, the Broadband World Forum announces the shortlisted companies for the
globally recognised Broadband InfoVision Awards in a year which welcomes a
hugely exciting and diverse range of entries.

Considered the industry’s most prestigious mark of excellence in the broadband
space, the InfoVision Awards will take place as part of Broadband World Forum
in Amsterdam on 22 - 24 October. The final winners, drawn from every corner of
the global industry, will be announced on 23rd October.

Each year the industry eagerly anticipates this celebration of excellence
which culminates in a high profile awards evening and networking party in the
city of Amsterdam. Popular and highly sought after categories this year
include the Broadband Home Award, Broadband Cloud Award, Broadband Access
Award – Wireless and Broadband Access Award – Fixed. This year the Best
Broadband Experience Award will also shed light on exciting developments,
products and services emerging in the industry.

Two brand new categories have also been introduced to the line-up
encompassing: Outstanding Contribution to Driving Greater Broadband
Penetration and Best Service Innovation with SuperFast Broadband Networks.

The 2013 Broadband InfoVision Awards are judged by an independent expert panel
including influential figures from: UN Broadband Commission; Amsterdam
Internet Exchange; BSkyB; BT Openreach; Deutsche Telekom; KT, Korea; PCCW,
Hong Kong; and Telstra, Australia. This impressive panel of industry
figureheads demonstrates the high level nature and significance of this awards
ceremony and winning is one of the most highly sought after accolades in the

“The Broadband InfoVision Awards are an esteemed endorsement of the impressive
and significant work carried out in the broadband ecosystem today,” said Gavin
Whitechurch, Executive Director at Informa Telecoms & Media. “Great strides
are being taken by the market’s innovators which are essential to the future
development and success of broadband, and it’s important that we celebrate the
accomplishments of those on our shortlist, so that they receive the
recognition they deserve.”

2013 will witness the relocation of the awards to The PompStation, Amsterdam,
on Wednesday 23 October 2013. The new venue reflects the change in format for
the awards to a relaxed VIP networking party, which will present attendees
with unique networking opportunities amongst the industry elite.

The Broadband World Forum will be held at the RAI Exhibition and Conference
Centre, Amsterdam on 22 – 24 October 2013. To view the event programme and
register for Broadband World Forum, please visit
Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter @BBWorldForum or by
using #BBWF.

To view the complete shortlist for the 2013 Broadband Infovision Awards, visit

About Broadband World Forum

Broadband World Forum is the world’s largest broadband event attracting
thousands of decision-makers from across the globe. Now celebrating its 13th
year, the event is the only place to meet the entire broadband industry in one
place at one time. The programme will be delivered by over 400 visionary
speakers and panellists with over 200 exhibitors showcasing ground-breaking
broadband technologies, applications, solutions and services.

About Informa Telecoms & Media

Informa Telecoms and Media ( organises 125 global annual
events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on
quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of
decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO,
broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is
also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to
the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact
with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of
intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market
reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.

For media information please contact Dana Corson at or Holly Tyrrell at or call on +44 1636 812152.


For Informa Telecoms & Media
Dana Corson or Holly Tyrrell
+44 1636 812152
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