Singapore, 3 February 2010 -- Singtel Mobile and SingNet have won the “Best Mobile Operator (Singapore)” and “Best Internet Service Provider (ISP)” awards respectively at the inaugural HardwareMag (HWM) and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2010, Reader’s Choice category.
HWM and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2010 aim to honour and recognise the Best Tech Brands in Singapore. Industry players are awarded for introducing products of exceptional quality, innovation and performance between December 2008 and November 2009.
Two accolades are awarded: Reader’s Choice Awards and Editor’s Choice Awards
. The Reader's Choice Awards is the first time that HWM and HardwareZone.com are giving out awards based on votes by their readers. More than 80,000 readers voted for their preferred tech brands, products and services over three weeks (1 – 21 November 2009).
Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Consumer said: “We are delighted that Singtel has won the inaugural Best Mobile Operator and ISP awards at the HWM and HardwareZone.com awards in recognition of our quality performance and innovativeness.”
“Winning both awards in the Reader’s Choice category is very meaningful to Singtel as it indicates a strong vote of confidence from Singapore’s sophisticated, tech-savvy community, reaffirming our service and network excellence. As Singapore's multimedia landscape evolves, we are always looking for ways to further excel and excite our customers, especially in redefining their multimedia experience. Our customers can look forward to more exciting and innovative internet and mobile products and services,” added Mr Yuen.
Singtel is Asia's leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms as well as infocomm technology and pay TV. It has a network of 37 offices in 20 countries and territories throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. Together with its regional partners, Singtel is Asia’s largest multi-market mobile operator, serving more than 273 million mobile customers in eight markets.
HWM Singapore is read by everyone who loves technology, be it mobile phones to Wi-Fi routers, high-def TVs to all-rounder cameras. With its range, scope and depth, it prides itself for its industry standard reviews, as well as features and shootouts, giving consumers the reliable trust they need to make informed decisions before buying the technology they want.
HardwareZone.com is the leading online portal in the region with monthly page views exceeding 35 million. From a computer hobby site, HardwareZone.com has grown into a reputable technology portal in South-East Asia, covering both computer hardware and consumer electronics. Serving out quality news and reviews, the site also boasts key services such as the highly successful Price Guides, Forums and Marketplace sections, offering a one-stop IT portal experience in Asia Pacific, namely Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Australia.
The Editor’s Choice Awards are only awarded for products.