6th CMAI National Telecom Awards 2012

CMAI National Telecom Awards for the last Six years are most sought after prestigious industry awards to identify, acknowledge, and recognize outstanding contributions to the field of Communications, ICT and are known to provide greater encouragement and impetus to the players for their contribution in building a robust National Telecom Network and providing an effective means of communication.


6th National Telecom Awards will be held on 8th May, 2012 at Siri Fort, New Delhi. National Telecom Awards 2012 will attract all the senior decision makers in the industry. Industry would be represented by Telecom Operators, Enterprise Solution Providers, Equipment Manufacturers, Exporters, Technology Providers, and Systems Integrators from the ICT arena. This grand event is expected to be attended by over 2500 delegates and is being branded as the mother of all Telecom Events in India organized till now. The event has support of Apex Telecom, IT Hardware, Internet and Operators Association in India and international associations. The event had full support of ITU, DIT and MSME, DOT.


CMAI is a National Apex Association of India with over 48,500 members and 54 International MoU partners.


CMAI NTA 2012 Awards were presented by luminaries like Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General, ITU Geneva, Shri Virbhadra Singh, Hon'ble Union Minister for MSME; Mr. Sachin Pilot, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications & IT; Mr. Milind Deora, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications & IT; Dr. JS Sarma, IAS, Chairman, TRAI; Shri R Chandrashekhar, IAS Secretary DOT, Govt. of India; Shri GB Pradhan, IAS Secretary MNRE; Prof. Dr SS Mantha, Chairman, AICTE along with Shri Akhil Gupta, Deputy Group CEO and Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises; Shri Bharat Agarwal, Executive Director Dainik Bhaskar Group of Newspapers; Shri Ravi Sharma, CEO Adani Powers Ltd.; Shri Ajjay Aggarwal, CMD Maxx Mobiles Communications Ltd.


The 5th National Telecom Awards will be held on 17th May, 2011 at Siri Fort, New Delhi with celebration of World Telecommunications & Information Society Day, which marks the anniversary of the signature of the first international Telegraph Convention in 1865 and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union


CMAI is a National Apex Association of India with over 48,500 members and 54 International MoU partners.


The 5th National Telecom Awards are scheduled to be held on 17th May, 2011 on the occasion of World Telecom Day at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. The awards would presented by Shri K Rehman Khan, Hon’ble Dy Chairman - Rajya Sabha, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon'ble Union Minister for New & Renewable Energ, Sh. Vir Bhadra Singh-Minister of MSME, Sh. Kapil Sibal-Minister of HRD, Communications and IT, Dr. Sangma- Chief Minister Meghalaya, Sh. Gurudas Kamat- Minister of State for Communication and IT, Home Affairs, Sh. Srikant Jena- Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sh. Saugata Roy – Minister of State for urban Development, Sh. Vinsant Pala – Minister of State for Water Resources, Mrs. Agatha Sangma – Minister of State for Rural Development, Dr. JS Sarma Chairman TRAI, R. Chandrashekhar - Secretary DOT, SS Sharma - Secretary DIT.

National Telecom Awards Brief History :

The first National Telecom Awards were presented in the year 2007 by Hon’ble Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, the then Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications and IT followed by Thiru A Raja, Hon’ble Union Minister of Communications and IT in 2008. The 2009 Awards were presented by Hon’ble Shri Gurudas Kamat, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications and IT. The awards were presented to many top companies including PGCIL, TCIL, BSNL, MTNL, TATA, INTEL, ERICSSON, NOKIA, ALCATEL-LUCENT, QUIPPO, INDUS, LEMON, AIRTEL, BHARTI, amongst other. Awards were received by the CMD, CEO of the Companies..


The National Telecom Award recognizes pioneering development work in the Telecom Sector from the last five years. CMAI instituted this award to acknowledge outstanding technological innovations that have brought prestige to India. It is awarded to those Indian innovators and their companies who develop technology that meet the highest global standards. Technologies that are considered for the award are those that lead to commercially successful products, processes and services that give India a sustainable competitive advantage


Selection procedure goes through the rigorous evaluation of several Indian technology companies through a careful analysis of a variety of parameters including technology innovation, commercial success, execution of strategy and dedication to research and development.


The award jury committee consists of twenty one members team led by Former Secretary and Chairman Telecom Commission and include former and serving officials from Ministry of Law and Justice, Commerce, Communications & IT.

Venugopal Dhoot
Ravi Sharma
Executive Chairman,CMAI
N K Goyal

News Flash


Eun-Ju Kim
Regional Director
(ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)
  • We all in the ITU wish the event every success

  • The Economic Times
  • Under the aegis of the Department of Telecom (DoT), the National Telecom Awards had been constituted to identify and recognize outstanding contributions in the field of communication, information and communication technology, multimedia and infrastructure.

  • Telecom Tiger(Swati Rangachari, Vice President )
  • Communications and Corporate Affairs, Ericsson India, said We would like to thank CMAI Association of India for honoring Ericsson with this prestigious award.

  • The Times of India)
  • Mr. RK Wadhwa, Director, CFA, BSNL and Mr. AK Jain, Sr. GM of BSNL receiving 6th CMAI National Telecom Awards for The Best Broadband and Fixed line Operator in India by Dr.Hamadoun Toure, International Telecommunication Union Secretary General, Ravi Sharma, CEO, Adani Powers Ltd and Mr. NK Goyal, President CMAI.

  • India PRwire
  • The 6th National Telecom Awards organized by CMAI Association of India for the first time used a 100% inclusive voting platform, ZipDial, to select the winner. "We were extremely pleased to see such an unprecedented level of consumer participation in voting," said Mr. NK Goyal, President of the CMAI Association of India.

  • Telecomindiaonline.com
  • Comverse wins Top Honors as Largest BSS Vendor in India at National Telecom Awards 2012

  • Market Watch
  • Comverse Wins Top Honors as Largest BSS Vendor in India at National Telecom Awards 2012

  • Telecom India Daily
  • Bharti Airtel announced as winner in categories of 'Star News Viewers Choice Best Mobile Network Best Quality Mobile Network Service Provider at the 6th edition of National Telecom Awards 2012 organized by CMAI.

  • Melodika.net
  • Speaking about the recognition, Mr. Nitin Mehrotra, Managing Director, Spectranet, said, "We are honoured to receive the National Telecom Award and will continue innovating and creating differentiated offerings to enhance consumers experience

  • Media Newsline
  • PR division of Percept Limited, the biggest Indian entertainment, media and communications conglomerate; has bagged the first ever award of Best Telecom Brand Marketing Company .