This award will recognise the subsea network which has highlighted unmatched performance capabilities, ambition and innovation for their ground breaking subnet project. This project will have an extremely important operation and transformational impact on the telecom industry.

Open to: All companies operating in the Middle East, Central and South Asia and Africa.

The Middle East will be defined by the following countries for the purpose of the award – GCC countries (to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates), Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Palestine Territories and Turkey

Central and South Asia will be defined by the following countries for the purpose of the award – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

Africa will be defined by any of the countries that make up the continent of Africa.

Criteria: Entrants will be judged on their answers to the following questions; (Max 250 words per question)

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* 1. Name the project and operator which you are nominating.

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* 2. Use quantitative facts to describe how this project will revolutionise the telecoms industry.

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* 3. Is this project answering to the needs of today’s customers?

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* 4. Describe the new continents and communities which will benefit from this project.

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* 5. How can you demonstrate the benefits of this project? (Use figures.  Percentages can be used when numbers are classified)

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* 6. Describe the innovative ways in this this project was implemented.

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* 7. Why does this project merit this award?

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* 8. Thank you. Please complete your details here:

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