AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, November 13 /PRNewswire/ --
Global IP solutions provider Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) has been recognized for its strategic contribution to the wholesale carrier market by winning Capacity Magazine's Best Wholesale Strategy Award 2007. The award was presented by Mark Kemp, editor-in-chief, Capacity Magazine and CEO, Telcap at the Magazine's 7th Annual European Telecommunications Congress event in Amsterdam.
On presenting the award, Kemp stated: "The judges decided to give this year's special company award to Global Crossing. They were particularly impressed with Global Crossing's ongoing and deepening commitment to its customers around the world. The company has not only delivered high quality services but also implemented a sophisticated acquisition strategy exemplified by the purchase of metro assets in the UK with Fibernet as well as the purchase of Latin America's premier enterprise solution provider, Impsat."
The award was accepted on behalf of Global Crossing by Niall Anderson, CMO, EMEA. On receiving the award, Anderson said, "the reasons stated by Mark for giving this award resonate particularly well within our company. We're very pleased than an independent judging panel has recognised us for our acquisition strategy and also our commitment to our global customer base. Quality, innovation, customer excellence and global reach are core to our business and future growth."
The judging panel for the awards comprised Mark Kemp, Eira Hayward and Matthew Whalley from Capacity Magazine; Camille Mendler from Yankee Group; Paul Budde of Paul Budde Communication; Judy Reed Smith from Atlantic ACM and Jawad Abassi of Arab Advisors Group.
Capacity Magazine focuses on business techniques and strategies and has more than 7,700 subscribers globally. Capacity's Annual Global Wholesale Awards recognize top wholesale telecommunications providers.
ABOUT GLOBAL CROSSING
Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) provides telecommunications solutions over the world's first integrated global IP-based network. Its core network connects more than 390 cities in more than 30 countries worldwide, and delivers services to more than 600 cities in more than 60 countries and 6 continents around the globe. The company's global sales and support model matches the network footprint and, like the network, delivers a consistent customer experience worldwide.
Global Crossing IP services are global in scale, linking the world's enterprises, governments and carriers with customers, employees and partners worldwide in a secure environment that is ideally suited for IP-based business applications, allowing e-commerce to thrive. The company offers a full range of data, voice and security products to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs. Its Professional Services and Managed Solutions provide VoIP, security and network consulting and management services to support its Global Crossing IP VPN service and Global Crossing VoIP services. Global Crossing was the first -- and remains the only -- global communications provider with IPv6 natively deployed in both its private and public backbone networks.
Statements in this press release about expected future events and financial results are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially, including risks referenced from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Global Crossing undertakes no duty to update information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.
CONTACT GLOBAL CROSSING: Press Contacts Becky Yeamans +1-973-937-0155 PR@globalcrossing.com Jo Graves Europe +44-(0)-1256-732387 EuropePR@globalcrossing.com Analysts/Investors Contact Gino Mathew +1-973-937-0133 email@example.com GEN/PR1 Web site: http://www.globalcrossing.com http://blogs.globalcrossing.com
Press, Becky Yeamans, +1-973-937-0155, PR@globalcrossing.com, or Jo Graves, Europe, +44-1256-732387, EuropePR@globalcrossing.com; or Analysts & Investors, Gino Mathew, +1-973-937-0133, firstname.lastname@example.org