Airtel Nigeria Crowned Thrice at Industry Awards
By Ikenna UGWU
LAGOS-Airtel Nigeria emerged the industry’s Most Innovative Telecom Company of the Year, Telecom Brand of the year and Consumer Friendly Operator of the year at the well-attended event marked by a huge presence of dignitaries from both the private and public sectors.
According to Awards’ citations at the event held in Lagos over the weekend, Airtel emerged overall best in the three categories following its enviable strides in charting new paths in meeting the demands and needs of its esteemed stakeholders through superior brand experience, a rich portfolio of innovative products and services ranging from exciting voice solutions to inventive data packages and mobile broadband.
Specifically, Airtel was commended for delighting “telecoms consumers in Nigeria with pocket-friendly and innovative offerings, bonuses, and exceptional customer relations policy.”
Speaking at the occasion held at the Incubator Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Chief Alex Akinyele, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Telecommunications Awards, said the awards are sustained by credibility, describing the Industry event as the most credible in the Nigerian Telecoms space. He pledged that the Board of Trustees will continue to live above board to retain the credibility of the Awards among stakeholders.
Also speaking at the occasion, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, pioneer Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, in his speech, commended the organizers of the Awards saying, “though a lot of progress has been made since the advent of telecommunications in Nigeria, initiatives such as the telecoms awards spur further development that can ensure that Nigeria keeps pace with developments and innovations across the world.”