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Nucleus Connect honoured as part of the Singapore Next-Gen NBN that received the “Most Innovative Telecom Project” award at Telecom Asia Awards 2011


Singapore, 13 April 2011 – Nucleus Connect Pte. Ltd. (Nucleus Connect) is honoured for playing a significant role as the Operating Company (OpCo) in the rollout of Singapore’s Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN), which won the “Most Innovative Telecom Project” award at the 14th annual Telecom Asia Awards 2011. 


The Telecom Asia Awards is a yearly award recognising Asia’s best-run telecom carriers in the telecom industry. This year, it has a newly added award, “The Most Innovative Telecom Project”, to recognise innovative implementation of a project that has had the biggest impact on the market. The winners of the awards are determined by 20 financial and industry analysts, industry professionals and editors.


“Singapore's Next-Gen NBN being selected as the winner of the Most Innovative Telecom Project award is a significant accomplishment for Nucleus Connect. The Next Gen NBN is the first in the world to operate under the open access model. This three-layer open access industry structure is innovative and aims to level the playing field to attract more service providers – global, regional and niche players alike into the market, which will further encourage a more competitive and vibrant info-communications industry in Singapore. With a comprehensive range of flexible service offerings, we enable the service providers to spur innovations in their services to end-users.” Said David Storrie, Chief Executive Officer of Nucleus Connect. “All of us at Nucleus Connect are pleased to have contributed to the building of this award-winning world-class nationwide all-fibre network.”


About Nucleus Connect Pte. Ltd.

Incorporated on 14 April 2009, Nucleus Connect is responsible for designing, building and operating the active infrastructure of Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN). We offer comprehensive and flexible services that will help Retail Service Providers select and deliver broadband connectivity services to their target markets quickly and seamlessly, bringing a more enriching experience to the end-users.  



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