Telecom Review continued its dedication and commitment to the ICT industry and exceeded all expectations by holding the best and largest high-level executive ICT gathering. Smart Dubai picked up the award for 'Best Smart City Technology Platform'.
Uniting all aspects of Dubai's smart city roadmap, Smart Dubai Platform (SDP) will be unlike any other in the world today. Built on an intricately structured digital backbone through a collaborative and interactive process with all city stakeholders, SDP is an embodiment of Smart Dubai's efforts to reshaping the way government services are structured to meet the needs of the customer, not the other way around.
Telecom Review highlighted how Smart Dubai has recognized the potential impact of the blockchain technology on city services coupled with a worldwide blockchain adoption trend that saw $1.1 billion invested by the private sector in blockchain technology in 2016 alone. Dubai launched a city wide blockchain strategy in October 2016 with the objective of becoming the first blockchain powered city by 2020.
The Telecom Review Excellence Awards, held on Dec. 6, recognized industry leaders for their efficient and hard work in 2017, and are a special way for Telecom Review to help celebrate the winner's success.
This year there were 302 nominations for the Telecom Review Excellence Awards. Telecom Review wants to thank all of the judges who worked tirelessly on reviewing and judging the nominees. Winners were chosen based on recognized and demonstrated capabilities in their specific sector by an independent panel of 15 experienced industry veterans.
"This year's award winners represent the absolute best in our industry and we are very proud to honor these winners with such a distinguished award," said Toni Eid, CEO of Trace Media International and founder of Telecom Review.
Commenting on the gathering of Industry Leaders, Jeff Seal, Managing Partner of Telecom Review North America noted, "Once again Telecom Review has brought together the leaders of the ICT/telecom industry."