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WTA Announces Finalists for the 2013 Teleport Awards for Excellence

Wednesday, February 27, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matt Owen
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(New York City, February 27, 2013) – The World Teleport Association today announced the finalists for its 2013 Teleport Awards for Excellence. From this group of finalists, WTA will name the winners at the 18th annual Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon on March 19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

WTA selects its finalists from nominations submitted to the association by both members and non-members. Recipients are selected by committees of previous recipients, WTA Board members and management, and Industry Leader and Patron members.

2013 Finalists for Independent Teleport of the Year

  • NewCom International (USA)
  • du (UAE)
  • M-Three Satcom (Italy) 

2013 Finalists for Teleport Technology of the Year

  • Newtec M6100 Broadcast Satellite Modulator
  • ModuMAX General Dynamics SATCOM Solid State HPA
  • Adtec Digital - EN-91 MPEG4 HD Encoder

The 2013 luncheon, sponsored by SES, will be attended by over 150 guests, customers of and representatives. Attendees include teleport, satellite and content distribution technology industry executives, as well as previous awards recipients from around the world.  For the 17th time, WTA's Director of Development Louis Zacharilla will emcee the event.

"This year’s finalists represent both the excellence and geographic diversity of the independent teleport operator sector and the innovation that continues among the technology services providers which support them," said Louis Zacharilla. "Each of these finalists represent well the global teleport industry of 2013.”

In addition to honoring the winner from these two awards categories, WTA will present the Teleport Executive of the Year Award. The recipient of the 2013 Teleport Executive of the Year Award will be announced in early March.

About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.

For More Information
Matthew Owen
Communications Manager
World Teleport Association
mowen@worldteleport.org
212-825-0218 x105

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