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Tofane Global Triumphs at the Global Carrier Awards

London, UK, 25 October 2018 – “Congratulations to all the nominees and to the very worthy winners of our 14th Global Carrier Awards. We congratulate Tofane Global on winning Best Strategic Acquisition, which underscores the high benchmark the company has achieved in the carrier space,” said Rosalind Irving, CEO of Capacity Media.

The judges said that, “this company signed two major international business acquisitions in under one week. After completion, the consolidation of both companies will result in making this company one of the top worldwide providers of international services for voice and mobile.”

Capacity Editor-in-Chief and head judge for the awards, Jason McGee-Abe, thanked all of the entrants for their record 246 submissions, congratulating the winners and the industry on their achievements. “We’ve seen a number of key innovations and developments in the wholesale market this year, so it was great to take the time to celebrate the exciting companies, projects and partnerships in today’s dynamic wholesale carrier industry,” McGee-Abe added.

On the Global Carrier Awards Judging Panel were:

Nan Chen
President, MEF

Mike Conradi
Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Lauren Cook
Executive Adviser to the TMT industry

Stephanie Liston
Founder and Director, Women in Telecoms and Technology

Guy Matthews
Journalist, Technology & Business Sectors

Tim Passingham
Founder and Chairman, Cambridge Management Consulting

Daniel Preiskel
Co-founder, Preiskel & Co LLP

Julian Rawle
Principal, Julian Rawle Consulting

Michelle Senecal de Fonseca
Area Vice President/GM, Citrix Systems

Richard Steenbergen
Founder and CEO, Petabit Scale

John Wilkinson
CEO, TMT Analysis

Peter Zanatta
Freelance Consultant, Telecoms & IOT Infrastructure sector

Natalie Bannerman
Reporter, Capacity Media

Alan Burkitt-Gray
Editor-at-Large, Capacity Media

Jason McGee-Abe
Editor-in-Chief, Capacity Media

James Pearce
Deputy Editor, Capacity Media

Founded in 2000 Capacity Media is an essential source of news and events in today’s telecommunications wholesale carrier and service provider marketplace and focuses on the critical business issues that carriers face in the rapidly changing telecoms market.

Through its portfolio of Capacity magazine and 24 large scale global events including Capacity Europe, International Telecoms Week (ITW), the Global Carrier Awards as well as networking receptions, carrier directories and an online news source, Capacity Media has become a vital source of business intelligence for the global carrier industry.

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Tofane Global is the provider of unified communications solutions enabling operators and digital players worldwide with their core strategies, performance and transformation. As the result of the completion of Altice Europe N.V. (Euronext: ATCA, ATCB) international carrier business in France, Portugal, Dominican Republic, and with the impending acquisition of iBasis, a subsidiary of Royal KPN NV, Tofane Global will represent a group with €1+ billion in revenues, delivering over 30 billion minutes in 2017, present in 20 countries and serving over 1,000 operators. Tofane Global is addressing the $158+ billion international voice, data and mobile carrier market, by delivering coverage, scale and unified solutions to help customers perform and transform in the digital era.

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