PCCW conferred the “Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Technology Award” for “Broadband Service Provider of the Year 2005”
Hong Kong, June 16, 2005 - PCCW Limited, Hong Kong's leading communications provider and IT&T company, was conferred the Broadband Service Provider of the Year 2005 award at the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Technology Awards 2005, held in Singapore last night (June 15).
The Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Technology Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding performances by companies and individuals in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in Asia Pacific.
Recipients of the Awards are deemed to have demonstrated outstanding ability in the Asia Pacific region, benchmarked against the highest standards of measurement criteria including market leadership, growth and business market strategy.
The award recognizes PCCW's strong value proposition in delivering its broadband IP services and market leadership in terms of broadband subscriber growth, localization of TV content and next-generation network. PCCW offers a comprehensive suite of commercial solutions built on the next generation network.
Larry Wong, Director of Marketing, Commercial Group of PCCW, said, "Being judged the best broadband service provider in Asia Pacific is especially encouraging as this is where PCCW has been striving to introduce leading technology and help transform the delivery of business applications, and enhance productivity and user-friendliness in business communications. It is also a testament to PCCW's continuous drive to deliver even higher levels of customer service."
PCCW's leading market presence in the broadband industry is exhibited by its market share dominance and innovative abilities to deliver sound value proposition through the bundling of its IP solutions, broadband value-added services and now Broadband TV.
PCCW's voice and data services offerings are currently integrated over its broadband IP network under its Prioritize Plus service, PCCW also offers infotainment (now Broadband TV), Enterprise Mobility (remote corporate access) and Secure Networking to its corporate clientele. All these advanced IP applications ride on PCCW's comprehensive IP-core network management platform, developed in-house by its product development team.
This prestigious Award from Frost & Sullivan adds to a growing list of accolades PCCW has already received this year. Other noteworthy recognition include the recently announced Computerworld Hong Kong Award for "The Leading Data and Telecommunications Service Provider" and "The Leading Hosting and Managed Services Company" in Hong Kong.
About PCCW Global
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008, ADR-NYSE: PCW) and its group of companies ("PCCW") are the leading communications provider in Hong Kong and one of Asia's leading IT&T players. Hong Kong's image as a center of technology excellence continues to be enhanced by PCCW's innovation, especially in new generation fixed-line telephony, broadband, IT, wireless and delivery of home entertainment. Internationally, PCCW provides cutting-edge technical services to network operators, and enables organizations to bring their business to Asia and take Asian business to the rest of the world. PCCW Limited's English name was changed in 2002 from "Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited" to "PCCW Limited".
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