Independently judged by a panel of telecommunications analysts and experts, the CC Global Awards recognize innovations and achievements by telecommunications wholesale operators and ecosystem partners around the world
Etisalat announced on Saturday that it was named the best regional SMS service provider at the fifth annual Carrier Community (CC) Global Awards ceremony on September 2 in Berlin.
Independently judged by a panel of telecommunications analysts and experts, the CC Global Awards recognize innovations and achievements by telecommunications wholesale operators and ecosystem partners around the world.
The Best Regional SMS Service Provider award is given to a company with a unique service or initiative that can demonstrate the most effective, cutting-edge service or solution and demonstrate the business benefits that can result from it.
“We are honored to receive the ‘Best Regional SMS Service Provider’ award, which underscores etisalat’s continued success as a tier 1 mobile operator through its comprehensive messaging value proposition, in order to reinforce its market position as the leading regional SMS wholesale carrier establish. This recognition is proof of our continuous and value-oriented innovation – a key factor for our success in the wholesale business, ”said Ali Amiri, Group Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer, etisalat.
“It is worth nothing that etisalat has made significant investments in the development of its messaging service to meet market demands and has begun to wholesale SMS termination services to various partners and customers by leveraging its extensive global connectivity with cellular network operators uses, ”he said.
In the last five years etisalat has achieved enormous growth and transmitted billions of messages to various mobile network operators via the etisalat messaging hub. This rapid growth was the result of a strategy that focused on a number of key elements including value added with a variety of benefits and features such as secure and reliable message delivery, advanced online tools and features, and competitive pricing.
Etisalat has recently invested in a state-of-the-art messaging platform with a number of advanced functions to ensure first-class quality service, efficient cost routing, mobile number portability, security services including firewall, online portal with dashboard and other tools and the connectivity of application programming interfaces (APIs) .
Etisalat’s regional sales presence in the Middle East, Europe and Asia meant that the wholesale customer base in the application-to-person (A2P) area grew in the regions of Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia and moved closer to the end customer.