We are happy to share that our efforts have been recognised on some of the most prestigious platforms in the industry.
We were honored by Best Messaging Solution award at the Carrier Worlds Awards 2016 and at the SMS and Messaging World Awards 2016 for our Global Messaging Solution Suite. The suite enables simplified and secure interconnection across worldwide mobile ecosystem. The solution is an outstanding outcome of a unique partnership model based on industry collaboration achieved through alliances with major global carrier groups.
We were also facilitated with Best Consumer Service award at the Global Telecom Business Awards 2016 and the Bronze Stevie in the Apps - Utilities and Services category at the 13th Annual International Business Awards Gala for Airtel Talk. Talk is a ground breaking application converging voice, video, and messaging capabilities; created with a vision to help the ethnic diaspora stay connected to their families back home. Airtel Talk's differentiated marketing strategy across geographies, best-in-class carrier partnerships, and app features like Share Credit with Friends and Call Me Free make it distinctively innovative.
We were also honored to win the Best African Wholesale Award at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards 2016, Dubai. Over the years Airtel has become a strong regional force in Africa and a partner of choice for most local and global carriers- our investments and partnerships have given us unmatched presence here. The award is an outcome of Airtel's demonstrated capabilities in the region through in expanding network reach, implementation of key technology projects and best in class partnership programs.