Vodafone Business Services, the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, has been recognized as a winner in the Enterprise 4G Service Provider of the Year category and M-Pesa as the Telecom Mobile Wallet of the Year for the second time in a row at Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 India ICT Awards. Frost & Sullivan India ICT Awards programme honored companies that created breakthrough business models and strategies through the innovative use of transformative technologies.
Nick Gliddon, Director, Vodafone Business Services, said, “We thank our customers for their vote of confidence and the support that they have extended us in achieving this milestone. As an organization focused on providing seamless solutions to our customers, both these awards strengthen our drive to be the best in class and continue to deliver innovative and impactful services for them.”
Frost & Sullivan 2018 India ICT Award winners were chosen by an independent jury comprising influential personalities, decision makers, and thought leaders from the Indian ICT industry. Vodafone emerged victorious due to its customer-focused solutions, high performance delivery and compelling business outcomes. The company’s ability to ensure excellence and innovation in the highly dynamic telecom industry was recognized at the awards banquet.
Congratulating Vodafone on the awards, Benoy CS, Director & Business Unit Head, Digital Transformation Practice, Frost & Sullivansaid, “The digital world today demands ubiquitous internet connectivity for faster response time and access to devices/applications anytime, anywhere. Vodafone’s range of 4G enabled telecommunication solutions, covering IoT, fixed last mile connectivity, mobile data, cloud and collaboration solutions, is assisting large and small Indian enterprises gain a competitive edge in the digital era. It is the first Indian telecom operator to launch a bundling proposition with a service wrap through its Managed Mobility Service with 4G, which gives them a competitive edge in the market. Vodafone continues to innovate constantly to meet end-customer’s requirements and enable organizations focus on innovation and transformation in the digital world.”
The ever-growing telecommunications industry has witnessed a spurt in growth of 4G services including VoLTE, as more and more enterprises are adopting the technology for delivering business solutions to their consumers. Being the world’s largest 4G network, Vodafone SuperNet™ 4G provides data speeds that make for an ultra-fast internet experience which lets users experience seamless and effortless communication. And, as part of its commitment to deliver improved customer experience Vodafone continues to invest in upgrading its network pan India.
Vodafone M-Pesa offers features like money transfer, bills payments, merchant payments and business solutions. It caters to all segments of the society, from the unbanked to the under banked to net-savvy and evolved customers. Offering convenience, worry-free and secure mode of payment, M-Pesa is used to pay for utilities, food, travel and entertainment. In India, Vodafone M-Pesa is the largest banking correspondent in the country with 1.5 lac outlets servicing 21.4 million customers. With the advantage of its global expertise and knowledge of local markets, Vodafone M-Pesa has been instrumental in enabling financial inclusion and m-commerce.