PCCW Global wins coveted Best International Wholesale Carrier at the Telecoms World Awards Middle East

HONG KONG / DUBAI, October 11, 2011

PCCW Global, a subsidiary of Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider, PCCW Limited, has received high-profile industry recognition by winning the Best International Wholesale Carrier title at the Telecoms World Awards Middle East 2011.

Telecoms World Awards Middle East is organized by the Terrapinn business media company to identify and reward key industry leaders that set unparalleled standards of excellence. PCCW Global competed with a number of the world’s major carriers for this coveted title and has been selected by a panel of independent judges from the Middle Eastern telecommunications industry as the Best International Wholesale Carrier.

PCCW Global’s success in the Middle East is due to its expertise and capabilities to provide distinguished service and quality solutions to more than 1,500 cities and 110 countries in the world. Over the years, PCCW Global has aggressively expanded its international network coverage by interconnecting with over 80 key carrier leaders in many parts of the world. With local experts on the ground to cover the Middle East-Africa region, dedicated 24/7 Network Operation Centers to proactively monitor its network, and experience in disaster recovery, PCCW Global guarantees the highest service availability, reliability and standard of customer support to its clients worldwide.

Mr. Amr Eid, PCCW Global's Vice President of Middle East & North Africa, said, "We are honored to be recognized as the Best International Wholesale Carrier. We work with a vision of service excellence and we believe in actively extending our geographic reach to enhance our infrastructure and improve the quality of our service solutions. Through working with some of the best Middle Eastern carriers, we have achieved this, and we will continue to collaborate with them to provide the best level of service quality.”

About PCCW Limited

PCCW Limited (SEHK:0008) is the holding company of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), Hong Kong's premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information and Communications Technologies. PCCW also holds a majority interest in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited, and overseas investments including the wholly-owned UK Broadband Limited.

As the provider of Hong Kong's first quadruple-play experience, PCCW/HKT offers a range of innovative media content and services across four platforms – fixed-line, broadband Internet access, TV and mobile. In addition, the Group meets the sophisticated needs of the local and international business community, while supporting network operators with cutting-edge technical services and handling large-scale IT outsourcing projects for public and private sector organizations. To learn more about PCCW and HKT, please visit 

About PCCW Global

PCCW Global is an operating division of HKT Group Holdings Limited (HKT), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PCCW Limited and holds the PCCW Group’s telecoms services, media and IT solutions businesses. PCCW/HKT is Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications provider and a world-class player in Information & Communications Technologies.

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 1,500 cities and 110 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

For more information, please contact:

Ivan Ho

PCCW Limited

Tel: +852 2883 8747

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