13th September, 2014: Kalaam, the 2nd largest ISP (in fixed broadband services) for businesses in the Kingdom of Bahrain has been selected as finalist for the TWME [Telecoms World Middle East Awards] 2015 in the “Best Enterprise Services Provider” category. The winners will be announced at the Telecoms World Middle East Awards Ceremony on 14 September, 2015, in Dubai.
“We are honored to be short-listed as finalists and be recognized alongside some of the top telecom operators in the MENA region,” said Veer Passi, CEO of Kalaam. “Being selected out of a pool of 250 nominated companies from 37 countries is an achievement in itself as it is indicative of our striving for excellence. The primary factors that led to Kalaam being nominated and selected was to be the first telecom operator in Bahrain to successfully conclude a M&A transaction in the telecom segment (with the acquisition of Lightspeed communication, a subsidiary of Orange Jordan in 2014). Completing ten years as an exclusive enterprise-focused ISP, Kalaam achieved a significant growth of 203% between April 2014 to March 2015. We are pleased that the independent panel of judges at TWME Awards recognized that Kalaam’s growth and continued dedication providing connectivity solutions that demonstrate superior workmanship and a dedication to technical excellence”, Veer Passi added.
Kalaam Telecom was established in March 2005, and now in its 10th year of operations. In March, 2015 Kalaam launched a complete range of solutions-ecosystems for various industry segments in, including banking & finance, hospitality & travel, education, manufacturing and retail enterprises.
About the Telecoms World Middle East Awards 2015
The Telecoms World Middle East Awards is an annual recognition ceremony that is held in Dubai at the end of the TWME Conference. Now in its 11th year, the conference and the awards brings together the leaders of the telecoms industry to celebrate the success and amazing achievement in the telecoms industry in the Middle East over the past year. The Telecoms World Middle East Awards is designed to identify and reward those companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually set standards of excellence.
About Kalaam Telecom
Kalaam Telecom, the 2nd largest ISP for businesses in the Kingdom of Bahrain provides voice, data, Internet, ICT and cloud services for corporates and SMEs across all industry segment. Now in its 10th year of operations, Kalaam has been named Finalist for TWME Awards 2015 for Best Enterprise Solutions.