Premier Telecom has beaten rivals to become Vodafone’s Platinum Partner of the Year at the operator’s first Partner of the Year Awards held in London last week.
The event was staged by Vodafone to recognise the achievements of its Silver, Gold and Platinum Partners across the UK. The event was attended by 130 partners at the Mayfair Hotel in London.
The Partner of the Year awards saw Vodafone’s Platinum, Gold and Silver Partners judged at each tier on levels of performance and service for the period between between 1 October 2010 and 31 March 2011.
Vodafone Gold Partner of the Year was clinched by Pescado., while Vodafone Silver Partner of the Year was won by Savin Communications.
Darren Ridge, Premier Telecom MD said: ‘We have been honoured to be a top tier Vodafone Platinum Partner and one of a small group accredited with this status. To be named the Platinum Partner of the Year is an honour and a huge credit to our superb team.’
Comm-Tech Voice and Data scooped the Best Customer Retention Award at Platinum Partner level. Sales director Tye Jennis said: ‘This award recognises the level of commitment we give to our customers and the service level we continually strive to provide. I am both humbled and honoured that Comm-Tech has won this ahead of 22 other Platinum Partners, and am so proud of the whole team, who have worked hard to achieve this.’
Meanwhile Vodafone Silver Partner of the Year was won by Savin Communications. MD Vinod Savin said: 'We are absolutely thrilled at winning the Silver Partner of the Year award. It means a lot to us and is a recognition of the team's hard work.'
Winners of Vodafone’s Partner of the Year Awards
Partner of the Year – Premier Telecom
Best Customer Retention – Comm-Tech Voice and Data
Best Mobile Email – Wish Communications
Best Acquisition – Wish Communications
Best One Net Performance – Premier Telecom
Partner of the Year – Pescado
Best Customer Retention – Activ Telecom
Best Mobile Email – Nortelco
Best Acquisition – Pioneer Communication Solutions
Best One Net Performance – Hale Communications
Partner of the Year - Savin Communications
Best Customer Retention – True Telecommunications
Best Mobile Email – Sport Mobile
Best Acquisition – Yellowcom