HONG KONG--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2013) - Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated and full-service network and data solutions in the Asia Pacific region, today announced that for the second consecutive year, it has been named the Best International Wholesale Carrier at the Telecom Asia Awards 2013 held yesterday night at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
"We are extremely proud to win this coveted award for the second year running. It means a great deal that Pacnet continues to be recognized for our innovation and leadership in the telecommunications industry, as we continually make strategic investments to enhance our network infrastructure and extend our capabilities and reach," said John Garrett, President of Carrier Services, Pacnet.
Pacnet was also named the Best International Wholesale Carrier at last year's Telecom Asia Awards, and has previously won the Best Wholesale Carrier award in 2009, as well as in 2007 under its previous name Asia Netcom.
"Pacnet gets high marks not only for the investment and innovation for its cutting-edge regional network, but its equally innovative service strategy that incorporates capacity, IP transit, data centers and content delivery into service packages that blur the lines between wholesale and retail," said John Tanner, Telecom Asia global technology editor.
Telecom Asia is the region's leading telecommunications trade publication and has presented the Telecom Asia awards annually since 1998.
This year's winners were chosen from a shortlist of candidates nominated by 24 Telecom Asia judges, and final selection was made by an independent panel of industry experts who voted on the basis of innovation, financial performance, technology, market leadership and corporate governance.
Pacnet is Asia Pacific's leading provider of integrated network and technology solutions for enterprise, service provider, and carrier customers. Ownership of the region's most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to data centers across 16 cities in Asia Pacific gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers throughout the region including Japan, China, India, and the United States. Combined with a complete set of services for managed data, private line, hosting, co-location, and content delivery, its assets and experience in the region have helped Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including many of the Fortune 1000. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in Asia and North America. For more information, please visit: www.pacnet.com.