NEW YORK and BANGKOK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, today announced that it has been named the silver winner in the "Fastest-Growing Companies" category of the Best in Biz Awards 2014 EMEA. The Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program in Europe, Middle East and Africa judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
This recognition continues to build on the momentum that APTelecom has achieved as an organization over the past year. The company has expanded its client base by more than 20 percent, increased revenues by 30 percent, and expanded its global reach to include clients and projects in Angola, Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, United States, and more. Additionally, APTelecom has launched the highly successful 'State of Subsea' series, which has turned into the first series of thought leadership events for senior executives from the submarine cable and telecom industry that is broadcast live via streaming video to all across the world. More information is available at the official 'State of Subsea' homepage at www.stateofsubsea.com.
Close to 100 public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy from more than 25 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards' third annual EMEA program. Best in Biz Awards 2014 EMEA honors were presented in a range of categories, including Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Enterprise Product of the Year, Best New Version of the Year and Most Innovative Product of the Year.
"Being recognized as the silver winner of the Best in Biz Awards 2014 EMEA 'Fastest-Growing Companies' is a testament to APTelecom's commitment to providing clients with first-class customer service, deep industry expertise, and added value as they growth their businesses," said Sandor J. Weiss, CEO of Milner Weiss, and APTelecom Board Member and Private Equity Investor.
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2014 EMEA were determined by scores from a panel of 16 high-caliber judges from top-tier newspapers, business, finance and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets from 10 countries, including ARD (Germany), Banking & Finance Magazine (Belgium and Netherlands), BBC Radio Leeds (UK), Branders (Switzerland), Guardian (UK), HTmobile (Israel), IAA Magazine (UAE), Irish Independent (Ireland), Jerusalem Post (Israel), Khaleej Times (UAE), Micro Mart (UK), PC Format (UK), Tbreak Media (UAE), The Engaging Brand (UK) and Xbox Plus (Brazil).
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2014 EMEA, visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com/emea-2014-winners.
APTelecom is a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets. APTelecom combines superior customer service, cost-competitive telecom products, and deep experience across a wide range of sectors in the submarine cable and fiber industry to help clients achieve intelligent, sustainable growth. Among the company's core offerings are submarine cable pre-sales, established system sales, due diligence telecom consulting, cloud-based solutions and security, and strategic fiber consulting services.
Based in the United States, APTelecom's reach and expertise spans a wide range of emerging global markets, including Angola, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, as well as within several other countries across Asia and Africa. The company has been sought after for commentary on emerging market trends and been featured in dozens of media outlets, including TechTalk, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business Network, Reuters, Yahoo News, Fierce Telecom, SubTel Forum, and Commsday International, among others.
For more information on APTelecom, please visit www.APTelecom.com.
ABOUT BEST IN BIZ AWARDS
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate annual programs: the U.S. and Canada, EMEA, and International.