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ITU Telecom World 2016: Day 4 Highlights. Event Closing and ITU Telecom World Award

The Event Closing and ITU Telecom World Awards Ceremony brought ITU Telecom World 2016 to a close during a buzzing ceremony on the final day of the event and also saw the much-awaited announcement of the winners of the ITU Telecom World Awards. During the week of the event, finalists pitched their ideas and innovations to judges and a global audience. In keeping with ITU Telecom World’s focus on SMEs and their role within the broader ICT ecosystem, these Awards recognized excellence and innovation in ICT solutions with social impact from SMEs and corporates alike. The winning entries included:

  • Global SME Award: BRCK, Kenya
  • Host Country SME Award: ServisHero, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Thematic Award (eGovernment): Nile Center for Technology Research (NCTR)
  • Thematic Award (eHealth): Neofect, Republic of Korea
  • Thematic Award (eEducation): Academic Bridge, Rwanda
  • Thematic Award (Disaster Prevention/Recovery Communications): Mastercard, United States