21 June 2013
Singapore, 21 June 2013 – StarHub took home two trophies at the prestigious 2013 Asia Communication Awards dinner: the coveted Operator of the Year award and the inaugural Best Brand award for their “Home is Where the Heart is” campaign. The Singapore infocommunications company was one of the biggest winners this year and is the first Singaporean operator to win the Operator of the Year.
The Asia Communication Awards—open to all telecommunication businesses and communication providers—recognises the achievements of Asian telecoms companies and the individuals responsible for the innovations, achievements and great new services that are helping to build tomorrow’s industry.
The Operator of the Year Award recognises leading players in the region that address customer needs in terms of quality, reliability and customer service. Judges were looking for strong and innovative service offerings, sound management, clear strategic direction and strong performance.
The Best Brand award is a new category introduced to recognise the organisation that has been most effective in creating a compelling brand for its products or services, in one or more branches of the media.
“We are indeed happy and proud to have won these two awards, winning
the Operator of the Year Award at the Asia Communication Awards for
the first time and being the first ever winner for the Best Brand
Campaign,” said Mr Tan Tong Hai, CEO, StarHub. “The competition was
extremely tough this year and to be placed alongside the other
shortlisted operators, who are all leaders in their fields, was an
honour in itself. We are humbled by this recognition as being the best
“Building on the pillars of customer service, innovation, localisation, network reliability and branding,” he added, “StarHub is constantly seeking to provide creative products and solutions for our customers. This win will spur us on to aim even higher in delivering world-class multimedia services and content to our customers.”
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