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Industry Recognition

Our achievements in pan-African connectivity haven’t gone unnoticed by our industry peers or technology panels. As a result we’re proud to have won several prestigious industry awards. For more information on these awards please visit our news / press release pages.  


Winner Best African Wholesale Offering


Capacity Awards

November 2011, Amsterdam

Capacity Awards 2011Gateway Communications, the leading supplier of African telecommunications services, has received the award for ‘Best African Wholesale Offering’ for an incredible fourth year running at the 2011 Capacity Awards. The awards acknowledge the efforts, innovation, investments and advances made in the wholesale telecoms market, and this particular category considers the challenges that wholesale carriers have faced on the African continent.

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Winner Customer Service Award

AfricaCom Awards

November 2011, Cape Town

AfricaCom AwardsGateway Communications received the ‘Customer Service Excellence Award’  for a second year in a row at the 2011 AfricaCom Awards.  These prestigious awards recognise industry leaders and innovators in Africa’s telecommunications sector. The ‘Customer Service Excellence Award’ was given to Gateway Communications for the company’s focus on putting customer needs first and delivering quick and reliable service. Gateway Communications offers regular performance reporting, on-the-ground expertise and cutting edge technology to resolve problems efficiently and timeously.

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Nominated: African Business Award for Innovation

African Business Awards 2011, June 22nd, London United Kingdom

Gateway Communications is a finalist for the 2011 edition of the African Business Awards for Innovation. Gateway is proud to be nominated for its CellDirect Remote Connectivity Solution and has been short listed along with Giz, mPedigree Network, Nedbank Capital and Syngenta of Kenya. The winner is to be announced at the ceremony to be held on June 22nd in London.


Winner: Wholesale Service Innovation

GTB Award for Innovation
June 2011, London
Gateway Communications has claimed the prestigious award for “Wholesale Service Innovation” in partnership with Altobridge.


Winner, Satcom Star Awards

Satcom Stars

  • ‘Satellite Service Provider of the Year’,
  • ‘GSM Backhaul Operator of the Year'
  • ‘First Class Customers Service’

SatCom Stars Awards
June 1, 2011, Johannesburg



Global Mobile AwardsThe Global Mobile Awards
January 2011, Johannesburg


Winner: Best pan-African Initiative

AfricaCom AwardsAfricaCom Awards
November 2010, Cape Town
The AfricaCom Awards recognise initiatives taken to improve telecommunications services at a regional or continental level across Africa since November 2009. In winning the ‘Best Pan-African Initiative’ category Gateway fought off competition from industry names; Comviva, Orange France Telecom, Tata Communications and Tramigo.


Winner: Wholesale Service Innovation

GTB Innovation AwardsGTB Award for Innovation
June 2010, London
Gateway Communications has claimed the prestigious award for “Wholesale Service Innovation” in partnership with SEACOM.


Winner: First Class Customer Service and Winner: GSM Backhaul Operator of the Year

Satcom StarsSatCom Stars Awards
April 2010, Johannesburg
Gateway Communications was declared winner in the ‘First class customer service’ category and also awarded ‘GSM Backhaul Operator of the Year’ at the celebrated SatCom Stars Awards 2010. The SatCom Stars celebrate excellence and innovation in the satellite marketplace, and are the most prestigious of their kind in Africa.


Best African Wholesale Offering

Capacity Awards
November 2009, Amsterdam
Following an outstanding business performance in 2009, Gateway Communications, the leading supplier of secure, reliable telecommunications services across Africa, yesterday claimed the prestigious award for “Best African Wholesale Offering” for the second year running. This latest accolade adds to two other industry awards collected earlier in 2009.


Winner: Wireless Network Infrastructure Innovation

GTB Innovation AwardsGTB Award for Innovation
June 2009, London
Gateway Communications claimed the prestigious award for “Wireless Network Infrastructure Innovation” in partnership with vendor, Cambridge Broadband networks Ltd.


2009 Satellite Service Provider of the Year

Satcom StarsSatcom Stars Awards
April 2009, Johannesburg
Gateway Communications claimed the prestigious award for “Satellite Service Provider of the Year” at the SatCom Star Awards 2009. The awards were announced at a reception attended by hundreds of senior industry executives on the fringes of the annual SatCom Africa conference in Johannesburg.



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