2019 PTC Innovation Awards Recipients Recognized at Gala
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 23, 2019--Ten organizations from around the globe shined bright at last night’s 2019 PTC Innovation Awards Gala as they received awards for their outstanding innovations. The gala was held during PTC’19, the Pacific Telecommunications Council’s 41 st annual conference.
“The Innovation Awards Gala, as well as all those that were recognized for their innovation, was phenomenal,” said Isabelle Paradis, President and Founder of HOT TELECOM and Chair of the 2019 PTC Innovation Awards Jury. “Congratulations to all of the 2019 PTC Innovation Awards recipients.”
The PTC Innovation Awards recognize the individuals and companies transforming the information and communication technologies (ICT) industry and the markets PTC serves. The Awards Gala serves as PTC’s signature fundraising event, which directly supports PTC’s mission and key community outreach initiatives.
The 2019 PTC Innovation Awards recipients are:
Best Network-Enabled Application/Service Innovation Bangla Trac Solutions
Best Networking Innovation Zenlayer
Best Network-Enabled Emerging Technologies Innovation Cloudflare
Best Quality of Life Improvement Belau Submarine Cable Corporation
Best Satellite Innovation Sky and Space Global Ltd.
Best Cloud/Data Center/Interconnection Innovation Equinix
Best Mobile Innovation Kyushu University & Grameen Communications
Best Network Intelligence Innovation LightRiver
Best Subsea Innovation Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP
Several other awards were also presented last night. Timothy Logue, Senior Director of Sales and Business Development at Thales Alenia Space received the Richard J. Barber PTC Distinguished Service Award for his exceptional service to PTC. Penn State doctoral student Yang Bai received the Yale M. Braunstein Student Prize Award for the best student research paper; Bin Zhang, professor and doctoral supervisor at the School of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, received the Meheroo Jussawalla Research Prize Award for the best participant research paper; and six academics from five different countries were recognized as PTC Young Scholars.
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Recognized as PTC, the Pacific Telecommunications Council is the leading global non-profit membership organization promoting the advancement of information and communications technologies (ICT) in the Pacific Rim, the most dynamic geography of the world, spanning over 40 nations. PTC’s annual conference, held each January in Honolulu, is the Pacific Rim’s premier telecommunications event and serves as the strategic springboard for the global communications industry.
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