Stockholm – 6, November 2018 – Telia Carrier today announced that it has been recognized twice at the 2018 World Communication Awards (WCA) by winning ‘Best Wholesale Operator’ and ‘The UX Award’ for delivering the best user experience. These are the fifth and sixth wins for the company, respectively, if the earlier ‘Best Wholesale Carrier’ and ‘Best Customer Care’ categories are included. This award-winning legacy is a testament to Telia Carrier’s sustained focus on excellence and the achievement was made amidst stiff competition from all over the world.
Telia Carrier is currently ranked number one in the Dyn global Internet backbone rankings and its direct customers account for more than half of global Internet routes. The company recently marked the 25th anniversary of its Internet backbone, AS 1299, and continues expanding its footprint with more Points-of- Presence (PoPs) and new network stretches, giving customers greater reach and reliability.
One member of the WCA judging panel praised the company, stating, “Telia Carrier has been one of the leaders of the carriers’ pack for some years, with a permanent focus on its customers.”
Telia Carrier owns and operates the world’s #1 backbone (according to Dyn Research) and provides critical network infrastructure, services and cloud connectivity to operators, content providers and enterprises alike. With customers in more than 110 countries, their global network footprint connects more than 265 Points of Presence with 65,000 km of fiber across Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.