Gateway Communications own and operate the largest and most advanced pan-African telecommunications network. Our scale, reach and resources are unparalleled. Gateway connect over 583 million people in over 40 African countries, working in partnership with the continents leading mobile phone operators. Our business experts are creating prosperity across Africa by working closely with multinational corporations, Africa’s leading mobile operators and other important sectors. With more than 45 transponders of satellite capacity over Africa we manage more connectivity over the continent than any other operator. And with 24 dedicated teleports, access to multiple SAT-3 and SEACOM landing ports, 17 African offices and 450 local experts, we’ve got more on the ground support than any other operator. Our award winning products and services are recognised for setting the standards for tomorrows communications in Africa. www.gatewaycomms.com
Spice VAS Africa is a leading Mobile Value Added Services company focused on the African market. With a proficiency in Voice services, Spice has over 25 successful deployments of its RBT, Mobile Radio and other voice platforms on a managed services model which has been achieved in a short span of just over 2 years. The company has recently expanded its product offering to Data & Messaging, with an impressive suite of services including its Master Content Provider program, and state of the art mCommerce solutions suite. Within a short span of two years, Spice has boosted its presence to over 12 countries (Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, Congo Republic, DRC, Rwanda, Chad & Gabon). A unique strength of Spice is its rich repertoire of local content, licensed from more than 500 artists in Africa and its expanding portfolio of international content.
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Orange African Social Venture Prize Sponsor
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with 169,000 employees worldwide, including 102,000 employees in France, and sales of 45.5 billion euros in 2010. Present in 32 countries, the Group had a customer base of 209.6 million customers at the end of 2010, including 139.7 million customers under the Orange brand, the Group’s single brand for internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 December 2010, the Group had 150.4 million mobile customers and 13.7 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.
With its industrial project, “conquests 2015″, Orange is simultaneously addressing its employees, customers and shareholders, as well as the society in which the company operates, through a concrete set of action plans. These commitments are expressed through a new vision of human resources for employees; through the deployment of a network infrastructure upon which the Group will build its future growth; through the Group’s ambition to offer a superior customer experience thanks in particular to improved quality of service; and through the acceleration of international development
Orange is running the Orange African Social Venture Prize, find out more and enter
Etisalat Nigeria Prize for Innovation
Etisalat Nigeria, registered as Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited in Nigeria is one of the 17 operations of the Etisalat Group.Etisalat Nigeria commenced commercial operations in October 23, 2008 and has seen unprecedented growth in the Nigerian telecoms industry with a current subscriber base of over 13 million in less than four years of operations.
Offering voice and broadband services, its business is built on the cardinal principles of innovation, customer-focus and quality of services. Since inception, Etisalat Nigeria has been a leader in innovation being the first to launch several innovative services including the deployment of a 3.75G/HSPA+ network.
Subscribers and industry watchdogs alike have linked Etisalat’s success to innovation and adjudged it Nigeria’s most innovative mobile operator.
Etisalat Nigeria is proud to launch the Etisalat Prize for Innovation which will be featured at AfricaCom 2012 in recognising/celebrating innovative thinking in the African market.
Find out more about the Prize for Innovation here.