MTN Wins Big At 7th Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards; List Of Winners

The 7th Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA) took place yesterday at the Kempinski Hotel yesterday in Accra.  The GITTA awards night is Ghana’s first and only 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.

MTN were big winners at the event, taking home eight (8) awards including 4G LTE Provider of the Year and Mobile Money Service of the Year.

Below are the full list of winners at the awards night (Full list of nominees can be found here).


Winners At The GITTA 2017 Awards

Telecom Wholesale Company of the Year

Vodafone Wholesale


Customer Experience Award

MTN


Connecting the Unconnected

Tigo


4G LTE Provider of the Year

MTN


Mobile Money Service of the Year

MTN Mobile Money


IT Company of the Year

GCNet


Marketing Campaign of the Year

Busy


Telecom Brand of the Year

Vodafone


Telecom Business of the Year

Vodafone Business


Tower Company of the Year

ATC Ghana


Cloud Service Provider of the Year

MTN Business


Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year

Comsys


ISP of the Year

Internet Solutions


CSR Company of the Year

MTN


Telecom Brand of the Year

Vodafone


Mobile Operator of the Year

MTN


Mobile Distributor of the Year

MobileZone


System Integration Company of the Year

SpearHead


IT Consulting Firm of the Year

Liranz Ltd


Most Popular Phone Brand of the Year

Tecno


Public Sector e-Solutions Provider of the Year

GCNet


Most Innovative Use of Social Media

Airtel


Digital Bank of the Year

Guaranty Trust Bank


Best Bank in Mobile Financial Inclusion

Guaranty Trust Bank


Technology Advanced Bank of the Year

Guaranty Trust Bank


Mobile Banking App of the Year

Standard Chartered


SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

CEO Of the Year – Ebenezer Twum Asante (MTN)
CTO Of the Year – Lawal Rafai (MTN)
CIO of the Year – Leopold Armah (GT Bank)
IT Team Of the Year(Public/Private) – MTN
Customer Service Team of the Year – MTN
Young ICT Entrepreneur of the Year – Derek Laryea (Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications)
ICT Entrepreneur of the Year – Jonathan Lamptey (Comsys)
Industry Personality of the Year – Yolanda Cuba (Vodafone CEO)
Best Government Use of Social Media for Citizens Engagement  –  ECG
Best MDA Website  – ECG
Cyber Security Company of the Year  – SpearHead Networks
Digital Transformation Award  – Vodafone Ghana
Innovative Partnership Award  – Tigo, Bima
Innovative Product of the Year  –  Busy
IT Team Of the Year  – MTN
Outstanding Contribution to Telecom Industry  – Kwaku Sakyi-Addo
Young ICT Entrepreneur of the Year  – Nicholas Bortey (Liranz Ltd)
Best Bank Award, Cyber Security Risk Management  – UMB
Telecom Solutions Support Company of the Year  –  Subah


About the 7th GITTA Awards

Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards recognises customer service, innovation and excellence in the Ghana Telecom and Information Technology industry.  The reputable awards now in its seventh year will have eligible organisations and individuals compete for prestigious prizes.

7th GITTA 2017, which has an independent panel of industry experts as judges, will recognize organizational performances, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in ICT, and successful deployed CSR initiatives.

GITTA has become one of the industry’s most prized honours. It is an accolade given to individuals and teams and is a vindication of the hard work, innovation and dedication of those at the forefront of this dynamic global profession.

Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator and editor of TechNovaGh.com, an online digital platform focusing on technology in Ghana.

I’m also a UX Designer, book reader, and tech enthusiast (duh!)

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