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WTA Announces Finalists for the 2016 Teleport Awards for Excellence

Monday, February 22, 2016   (0 Comments)
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(New York City, February 22, 2016) – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced the finalists for its 2016 Teleport Awards for Excellence. From this group of finalists, WTA will name the winners at the 21st annual Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon on March 8 during the SATELLITE conference at the Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

WTA selects its finalists from nominations submitted to the association by both members and non-members. Recipients are selected by a vote of the WTA Membership.

2016 Finalists for Independent Teleport of the Year
  • ATCi (USA)
  • SpeedCast (Australia)
  • STN D.D. (Slovenia) 
2016 Finalists for Teleport Technology of the Year
  • Streambed by Acceleration Systems (USA)
  • OPTRIBUTION® by DEV Systemtechnik (Germany)
  • DataMiner Multi-Vendor Service and Resource Orchestration by Skyline Communications (Belgium)
“Our finalists represent the leading edge of the business-to-business transmission industry,” said WTA Director of Development Louis Zacharilla.  “As service providers and creators of great new technologies, they are adapting to the immense changes sweeping our industry and helping to create the teleport of tomorrow.”
 
In addition to honoring the winner from these two awards categories, WTA will present the 2016 Teleport Executive of the Year Award to Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO of SpeedCast at the luncheon, hosted by Crystal. The over 150 attendees will include teleport, satellite and content distribution technology industry executives, as well as previous awards recipients from around the world.  WTA's Director of Development Louis Zacharilla will emcee the event, which is free for WTA members. Attendance is also available on a paid basis to non-members.

About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association (www.worldteleport.org) 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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