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6th GITTA awards unveil nominees

BY: Graphic.com.gh
Akin Naphtal, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of InstinctWave granting an interview to some journalists

Nominees for the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) has been announced following a rigorous process to ensure all players in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ecosystem is represented.

The awards  is Ghana’s first platform for recognizing excellence in the ICT industry. The awards represent the most respected accolade in the industry, celebrating excellence in innovation, product development and service delivery.

Announcing the nominees for the event, Akin Naphtal CEO of InstinctWave noted that, “The quality of nominees is impressive and reflects the change from Ghana Telecom Awards (GTA) to Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA). The various nominees for the categories cover every area of the industry.”

According to Naphtal, “The 6th GITTA is special as it will see more participation from ICT companies and honour teams for their achievements and excellence in the area of service delivery, data and the impact of ICTs on the economy of Ghana,” he said.

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The nominations were officially unveiled to the media after the Board of Trustees of the awards had reviewed all entries and conducted their own research into entries submitted by companies.

Mr Naphtal further indicated that more nominees will be announced in a few days’ time. The nominees include categories for banks and special recognition awards for individuals and organizations. 

 

FULL LIST OF FIRST SET OF NOMINEES;

Telecom Wholesale Company of the Year

Vodafone Wholesale

MainOne

Glo One

Dolphin Telecom

Gilat 

Best Customer Service Company of the Year

Airtel 

Vodafone

Surfline

Tigo

MTN

Glo

Infrastructure Company of the Year

ATC Ghana

Internet Solutions 

Helios Towers

Eaton Towers

Software Company of the Year

Rancard Solutions

Persol

DreamOval

Bsystems

LTE Provider of the Year

Surfline

Busy 

Blu Telecom

Mobile Money Service of the Year

Airtel Money

MTN Mobile Money

Vodafone Cash

Tigo Cash

ICT Company of the Year

Comsys

Redmango 

Ostec

Rancard Solutions

IPMC

Telecom Business of the Year

Airtel Business

Vodafone Business

MTN Business

Surfline

Tigo Business 

Tower Company of the Year

Helios Towers

Eaton Towers

ATC Ghana

Managed IT Services Provider of the Year

Atmospace

Ostec

CWG

Datagroup IT

RedMango 

Cloud Service Provider of the Year

MTN Business

CWG

Internet Solutions

Cotsys Ghana

Mobile VAS Company of the Year

SMSGH

Txt Ghana

DreamOval

Mobile Content

Rancard Solutions

Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year

Zipnet Business

Comsys

RedMango

Surfline 

Internet Service Provider of the Year

Zipnet

KNET

Comsys

Busy Internet

V-Satellite Provider of the Year

Internet Solutions 

K-NET

Comsys 

CSR Company of the Year

Airtel

MTN

Tigo

Surfline

Vodafone

BPO Company of the Year

IPMC

Tech Mahindra

Tecno Brain

E-Services

Microwave Backhaul Vendor of the Year

Aviat Networks

Ceragon

DragonWave

METCO-NEC

Telecom Brand of the Year

Vodafone

MTN

Airtel

Surfline

GLO

Tigo

Mobile Operator of the Year

MTN

Vodafone

Airtel

GLO

Tigo

Mobile Payment Provider of the Year

Expresspay

Slydepay

mPower Payments

eTranzact

Mobile Distributor of the Year

I2

MobileZone 

IPMC

Telefonika

System Integration Company of the Year

Redmango

Comsys

Ostec 

Rom Consult

Dizengof

Telecom Solutions Support Company of the Year

Leadcom

The Telecom Channel

Mer Telecom

Comsys

M-P Infrastructure

Microwave Backhaul Vendor of the Year

Aviat Networks

Ceragon

DragonWave

Airtel

Technology Advanced Insurance Company of the Year

SIC

Star Assurance

Old Mutual

Vanguard Assurance

Hollard

IT Consulting Firm of the Year

eSolutions

Ostec

Logiciel

Edel Technologies

E-Commerce Company of the Year

Jumia

Kaymu

OLX

Tisu

Tonaton

Most Popular Phone Brand of the Year  

Samsung

Tecno

Infinix

iPhone

Microsoft Lumia

Mobile App of the Year

HelloFood

OLX

Tonaton

Jumia

Slydepay 

BANKS’ CATEGORIES

Best Use of IT in Retail Banking

Ecobank

Stanbic Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Fidelity Bank

Access Bank

Best Bank in Mobile Financial Inclusion

Ecobank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Fidelity Bank

GCB Bank

ADB

E-Banking Service of the Year

Unibank

GCB Bank

Stanbic Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Barclays Bank

Technology Advanced Bank of the Year

Zenith Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Stanbic Bank

Fidelity Bank

Ecobank

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

1. CIO Of the Year 

2. CEO Of the Year

3. IT Team Of the Year

4. Customer Service Team of the Year

5. Young ICT Entrepreneur of the Year

6. ICT Entrepreneur of the Year

7. Industry Personality of the Year 

8. Special Recognition Award

9. Lifetime Achievement Award

10. ICT Hall of Fame