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VNL’s WorldGSM solar-powered GSM system has been shortlisted in the “Best Technology Foresight” category of the World Communications Awards (WCA).

Organised by the international magazine Total Telecom and sponsored by Ovum, these annual awards are recognised throughout the communications industry. Last year’s winners included Bharti Airtel, NTT Communications and the BT Group.

The “Best Technology Foresight” award is for the individual or organisation that is considered to have shown the greatest foresight in developing or fostering the development of a technology used or able to be used in delivering or receiving communications services via carrier networks.

This year’s independent panel of judges include Robert Millington – Head of Telecoms Strategy at Grupo Santander, Anil Prakash – Secretary General of the ITU-APT Foundation of India and Michael Bartholomew – Director of the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO).

The awards will be presented at a ceremony in London on 26 November.

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