The awards, which were held in conjunction with the 2007 Telecoms World Middle East event in Dubai, honor excellence in the region's telecom industry.
Terrapinn created the Telecoms World Awards to identify and reward those companies and individuals who demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed, continually set standards of excellence, and who will be the future leaders of the industry.
This year, over 100 companies submitted their services for consideration for the nine awards distributed at the ceremony and was hosted in association with Promoseven.
VSNL was chosen as ''Best Wholesale Carrier'' by a panel of respected, independent judges based on outstanding performance and uniqueness of offering in areas such as quality, connectivity, global reach, cost and customer care approach, as well as for the company's IP presence in the region.
''It is an honor to be recognized as the 'Best Wholesale Carrier' at the Telecoms World Awards Middle East among such an impressive group of competitors,'' commented Michel Guyot, President, Global Voice Solutions, VSNL.
The award category was open to wholesale telecom providers in wireline, fixed wireless, mobile or converged markets, and finalists included Belgacom International Carrier Services, BT Global Services, France Telecom and Tiscali International.