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Rajiv Mehrotra, Founder, Chairman & CEO of VNL with Global Mobile Award for Best Green Programme Product or Initiative 17 Feb, 2010

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Rajiv Mehrotra, Founder, Chairman & CEO of VNL with Global Mobile Award for Best Green Programme Product or Initiative

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VNL Wins Best Technology Foresight Award 27 Nov, 2008

Last night, VNL won the prestigious “Best Technology Foresight” award at the yearly WCA awards in London.

This was the most hotly contested category of the entire evening with 15 companies shortlisted.

The World Communication Awards (WCA) is recognised as the most trusted global industry event of its kind in the communications industry.

The judges described VNL’s WorldGSM system as “a big breakthrough” and they “applauded the use of a green technology that brought mobility to rural areas”.

These were the shortlisted companies for “Best Technology Foresight”:

  • Aepona (Telecom Web Services Platform)
  • AT&T (Business Direct)
  • Bharti Telesoft (Monet Hub)
  • Ceragon Networks (FibeAir IP-MAX2)
  • dotMobi (DeviceAtlas)
  • NXP (mobilkom NFC services)
  • NextWave Wireless (TDtv)
  • Orange Business Services (Near Field Communications)
  • Orga Systems GmbH (LOMS Local Mobile Services)
  • Qualcomm (Gobi Global Mobile Internet)
  • Spinvox (Spinvox VMCS)
  • Telcordia (Real Time Charging)
  • Telstra (Network Transformation)
  • VNL (WorldGSM solar powered base station)
  • Wayfinder (Wayfinder Access)

This is yet another validation of the importance of the task VNL has undertaken – to help mobile operators profitably and sustainably bring mobile telephony to rural areas.

See the full list of WCA award winners at totaltele.com »

Read Ovum’s commentary – “Looking back on technology foresight” »

VNL Shortlisted for Prestigious International Telecom Award 4 Sep, 2008

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.

For more details visit: www.terrapinn.com ››