(MENAFN - Arab News) Leading telecom operator Viva Bahrain received the "growth story of the year" award at the TMT Finance Middle East 2012 Awards in Dubai for its outstanding achievements during 2011.
The TMT Finance Middle East Awards are designed to celebrate achievements by the region's leading telecom companies, investment banks and legal advisers and identify and reward those companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually set standards of excellence.
It is organized as part of the sixth annual TMT Finance and Investment Middle East 2012 conference. It is the region's largest gathering of telecom CEOs and a key annual event for telecom industry.
"Since its establishment, Viva has not only experienced phenomenal growth but has become one of the mainstays of the telecom landscape in Bahrain and has amply contributed to its evolution and growth," said Ulaiyan M. Al Wetaid, CEO of Viva Bahrain.
"And today, having our brand being recognized is very gratifying and is with no doubt a source of pride for us. We aim to continue this success through implementing our mission, which revolves around delivering utmost quality services and raising the bar of innovation and proficiency in the industry."
Viva's victory at TMT Finance Middle East is the culmination of an aggressive expansion strategy with an objective to reinforce its position in both the local and regional scenes.
"One of the key elements in Viva's success is the fact that we continually invest in our people, fostering an internal culture of creativity and dedication that is further braced by the sheer brand power. We will continue to build on this solid foundation in order to maintain our impressive streak of accomplishments."