PCCW Global named Best International Wholesale Carrier at Telecoms World Awards Middle East

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG / DUBAI, October, 24, 2012

PCCW Global, an operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, has received, for the second year in a row, the prestigious title of Best International Wholesale Carrier at the Telecoms World Awards Middle East 2012.

Organized by the Terrapinn business media group, the Awards identifies and rewards key industry leaders that set unparalleled standards of excellence. With a number of the world’s major carriers vying for this coveted title, PCCW Global is proud to be selected by a panel of independent judges from the Middle Eastern telecommunications industry as the Best International Wholesale Carrier.

PCCW Global’s growing success in the Middle East is based on its capabilities to provide distinguished service and quality solutions to more than 1,800 cities and 120 countries across the world. Aggressive expansions in coverage have been achieved by interconnecting with over a hundred key carrier leaders all over the world. With local experts on the ground to cover the Middle East and African regions, dedicated 24/7 Network Operation Centers to proactively monitor its network, and an experienced professional disaster recovery team, PCCW Global is able to guarantee the highest service availability, reliability and standard of customer support to its clients worldwide.

Mr. Frederick Chui, PCCW Global’s Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Sales, said, "We are delighted to win this title for the second year running, as it proves that our hard work over the past year has truly paid off. With our continued focus on service excellence, and by working in partnership with some of the best Middle Eastern carriers, we will continue to actively extend our geographic reach, enhance our infrastructure and improve the quality of our solutions. Our recent network expansion also means that we have significantly extended our African capabilities with subsea and satellite capacity, licenses, people, and operations. This has in turn greatly enhanced our ability to service the African mobile arena, and it has also significantly improved our voice and data products and service levels in the Africa and Europe markets that can further serve as enhancement to carrier requirements.”

About PCCW Global

PCCW Global is an operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited.

With centers in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US, Paris in France, and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, plus teams based in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas, PCCW Global serves the voice and data needs of multinational enterprises, as well as the operational requirements of service providers. Covering more than 1,800 cities and 120 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet solutions, IP solutions, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, managed services and solutions, and voice services. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit

About HKT

HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sale, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.

Together with the highly successful media business of its parent company, PCCW Limited, HKT offers innovative media content and services across the PCCW Group’s unique quadruple-play platforms – fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile.
For more information, please contact:

Ivan Ho
Group Communications Manager
PCCW Group
Tel: +852 2883 8747
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Mr. Amr Eid, Vice President of Middle East & North Africa (right), represents PCCW Global to receive the Best International Wholesale Carrier Award.