Vianet is first Nepal-owned firm to win at Asian Telecom Awards 2024

  • Vianet Communication Limited, a leading ISP in Nepal, wins ‘Broadband Telecom Company of the Year’ and ‘Technology Innovation of the Year’ at the 2024 Asian Telecom Awards in Singapore.
  • Vianet recognised for customer service and innovative technologies like fiber optics, IPTV, and XGS multi-gig fiber technology.
  • First fully Nepalese-owned company to receive such recognition in these categories.

Vianet Communication Limited has clinched two prestigious titles, ‘Broadband Telecom Company of the Year’ and ‘Technology Innovation of the Year’, at the esteemed 2024 Asian Telecom Awards hosted in Singapore.

Vianet stood out for its world class customer service and introduction of new technology in the country, including fiber optics, IPTV, and the recent XGS multi-gig fiber technology.

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The award ceremony, held on February 29th in Singapore, celebrated Vianet’s excellence among other ISPs and telecom firms from Nepal.

Vianet was selected by a distinguished panel of judges for its outstanding contributions and innovations, marking the first time a fully Nepalese-owned company has achieved such recognition in this category.

Noteworthy winners alongside Vianet this year included Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. for Technology Innovation of the Year – China, Jio Platforms Ltd. for Telecom Company of the Year – India, Smart Axiata for B2B Client Initiative of the Year – Cambodia, and Tata Communications Ltd. for Digital Initiative of the Year – India.

Mrs. Sewa Pathak Bohra, CEO of Vianet Communication Ltd., expressed her joy at the company’s success, affirming, “Vianet has consistently led in innovation, and these awards affirm our tireless pursuit of excellence. We are extremely proud of our team’s dedication in introducing transformative solutions to the Nepali market.”

Vianet CEO Ms. Bohra. Image from Nepalnews

The XGS fibre technology, offering symmetrical data transfers of up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps), has received widespread acclaim since its launch. Its significant impact on the local business environment has empowered enterprises to meet the evolving needs of a digital economy with unmatched efficiency and reliability.

Looking ahead, Vianet Communication Ltd. remains committed to expanding the reach of its XGS technology and spearheading further advancements that will shape the Internet industry in Nepal.

About Vianet

Vianet Communication Ltd., a leading Internet and TV service provider in Nepal since 1999, offers reliable and affordable fibre Internet services. Pioneering Fibre Optics Internet in 2011, Vianet was the first to provide dedicated speeds without sharing ratios. Their IPTV service, introduced in 2016, delivers high-quality content with features like Pause & Play, Video on Demand, and TV Anywhere. With an ISO 9001:2015 certification, Vianet ensures exceptional customer service through a 24/7 Call Centre and user-friendly self-service portals. Partnering with global brands such as Nokia, Juniper, Cisco, and Ciena, Vianet is committed to building a future-proof infrastructure, earning the trust of countless customers.


Cassie Gong

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