e|net, the company responsible for managing the State’s Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs), has been shortlisted for the 2009 ICT Excellence “Telecommunications Company of the Year” award, along with Magnet Networks and Complete Telecom.
The shortlist was selected by a leading panel of industry peers and recognises contribution to and achievement in Ireland’s telecommunications industry.
Now in its ninth year, the ICT Excellence Award programme is Ireland’s longest-running and most prestigious event for the technology and telecoms sector.
Welcoming the nomination, e|net CEO, Conal Henry commented, “e|net is very proud of our nomination for Telecommunication Company of the Year. Being nominated for the ‘Oscars’ of our industry underscores the contribution that the MANs and the e|net offering have made to the development of next generation telecoms services in regional Ireland. I congratulate fellow nominees, Magnet Networks and Complete Telecoms; both of whom are customers of e|net’s and users of the MANs.”
Mark Kellett, CEO, Magnet Networks and third time nominee, said, “It’s an honour for Magnet to be nominated again for a third time and after winning in this category last year. Recognition for the various ways in which Magnet strives to innovate with our services is always welcome and even more so when it come from peers.”
Neil Wisdom, Sales and Marketing Director, Complete Telecom, stated, “This is a great recognition for Complete’s last 12 months of driving innovation in the telecommunications industry and re-invigorating the market through multi-million investments in our network. It’s a clear indication of where the market is going when the nominees for this category are all the new breed of telcos, free from the chains of legacy networks.”
The 2009 Awards will be presented at The Gala Presentation Dinner in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, on May 21st.