[Shenzhen, China, March 28, 2017] Global ICT Solutions provider, Huawei, today announced that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for four TM Forum ‘Excellence Awards’ 2017 based on the customer projects it has delivered over the past 12 months, alongside its ongoing contribution to broader industry development through its collaboration with peers within TM Forum.
The annual TM Forum Excellence Awards recognize and celebrate TM Forum members worldwide that demonstrate a commitment to the future of the industry through innovation, underpinned by TM Forum’s Frameworx suite of best practices and standards.
The 2017 Excellence Awards are split into two broad award categories: Digital Service Innovation and Enabling Digital Business. This year, TM Forum has highlighted a number of Huawei success stories in its shortlisting process, with the company recognized four times as a finalist, in both Excellence categories.
In the Enabling Digital Business category, shortlisted submissions include:
- Outstanding Contribution to Enabling Improved Customer Centricity – Telefonica Germany and Huawei
- Outstanding Contribution to Enabling Improved Business Agility – China Mobile Ningxia and Huawei
- Open Digital Ecosystem Platform of the Year – China Mobile Zhejiang and Huawei
MTN Nigeria and Huawei were shortlisted in the Digital Service Innovation category.
Lee Yee, VP Carrier Software Marketing, Huawei, said: “The TM Forum Excellence Awards are a great platform to showcase new and innovative technologies and methodologies, and we are delighted that several Huawei customer projects have been recognized in this year’s shortlisting process. “Huawei greatly looks forward to the awards this year, not only for the recognition of the achievements of our customers, but also to mark the significant efforts in advancing digital transformation of the industry in collaboration with TM Forum.”
Qian Junbo, Director of Internet and Customer Response Center, China Mobile Zhejiang Co.,Ltd, said: “We are delighted that China Mobile Zhejiang has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Open Digital Ecosystem Platform of the Year award, and we acknowledge the ongoing influence of TM Forum for its promotion of standards and application of the API Exposure Platform.”
Cayetano Carbajo Martin, CTO, Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG, said: “Telefonica is very much focused on managing the customer experience, and Huawei CEM is central to our strategy. By using Huawei CEM, we have been able to really measure the customer experience, end to end. This Technology is quite Unique.”
Zhang Weicong, Deputy General Manager of Business Support System Department, China Mobile Ningxia Co.,Ltd, said: “It’s great news that China Mobile Ningxia has been shortlisted as a finalist for the TM Forum Outstanding Contribution to Enabling Improved Business Agility award, and thanks for industry authority TM Forum’s recognition. China Mobile Ningxia and Huawei have witnessed and supported rapid development of local mobile services by 13 years of strategic cooperation on BSS field.”
Rahul De, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for MTN Nigeria, said: “MTN is committed to leading the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers, as demonstrated by our partnership with Huawei. Working together, we have transformed the way Nigerians consume content, making access quicker and easier using an innovative and convenient digital service solution. As we continue exploring new ways to optimize our data capabilities, we look forward to delivering greater value that enhances individual and business productivity.”
“Congratulations to the finalists of the TM Forum 2017 Excellence Awards,” said Nik Willetts, deputy CEO, TM Forum. “These are the companies at the forefront of accelerating digital transformation across diverse industries and ecosystems, and delivering groundbreaking solutions through collaboration and open innovation. The leadership of these members continue to cement TM Forum’s critical role in helping our members to navigate the ever-changing digital business landscape.”
The winners will be announced at the Excellence Awards Gala Dinner at TM Forum Live, in Nice, on May 15, 2017.
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