Viettel wins big at international business awards

15:56 | 08/11/2017 Companies

The military-run telecom group Viettel has outshone many other strong candidates to win five awards at the 2017 International Business Awards –Stevie Awards held in Barcelona, Spain.

viettel wins big at international business awards
Viettel representatives receive the award at the event

Accordingly, Viettel was presented with one gold and four silver prizes.

The gold award was given to Viettel's Youtube package, which has been deployed in Cambodia, Peru and Tanzania, in the ‘Best New Product or Service of the Year - Media & Entertainment – Service’ category.

Following 6 months since its launch of the Youtube package in Cambodia, Peru and Tanzania, there are more than 1 million people who have registered to use the service. The package has created a breakthrough in the use of smartphone entertainment in the three countries, saving users from 40% up to 80% when using their data.

In addition, Viettel was also honoured with four silver awards in the "Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in the Middle East and Africa" category for Viettel’s Halotel brand in Tanzania; “Viral Marketing Campaign of the Year” category for the Silent Hero Video clip; “Customer Service Department of the Year” category for My Viettel and “Best New Product or Service of the Year - Telecommunications – Service” category for Telecom Security Solution (TSS).

Created in 2002, the Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards aimed at honouring and generating public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organisations and working professionals worldwide, including those working in the IT and telecom services.

The awards are held annually, consisting of a range of categories covering business, such as management, new products, marketing, public relations and customer care.

Theo NDO