UNN awarded Best Telecom Infrastructure Service Provider in Brunei Darussalam

Unified National Networks (UNN) recently received the Global Business Outlook Award 2022 for Best Telecom Infrastructure Service Provider in Brunei Darussalam at the 8th Annual Global Business Outlook Award ceremony.

The company was also nominated for the Best Digital Transformation Initiatives of 2022.

Global Business Outlook (GBO) is a UK-based publication that aims to be the leading information provider for key industry leaders on crucial events and developments in the world of business and tracks significant market trends and successful business strategies worldwide.

The GBO Awards recognises and rewards exceptional companies’ achievements and their outstanding demonstration of creativity, innovation, and contributions to value creation domestically and globally.

Since its establishment in 2018, UNN has consistently provided an inclusive ecosystem for everyone to have access to highly resilient and high-quality networks and services.

The modernisation and expansion of network infrastructure took place since its inception, and as a result, to date, UNN has successfully rolled out fibre to 92 per cent of households in Brunei and mobile services nationwide were successfully transformed to be 5G-ready covering close to 90% of the

The modernisation and expansion efforts for fixed and mobile network infrastructure not only improved the population’s digital experience but also supported the country’s haste to adopt a smarter and digital nation during the pandemic.

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This is further verified by Ookla’s Global Median Speed Reports, where Brunei is currently ranked number 1 in ASEAN mobile internet connection, number 10 in global mobile internet connection and 85 in global broadband median speed.

Recent initiatives including the fixed broadband uplift of baseline speed to 50Mbps and the launch of 1Gbps Proof of Concept (POC) were carried out to further improve digital connectivity and our rankings globally whilst contributing to the transformation of Brunei into a gigabit society in line
with the goals of Brunei Vision 2035 and Digital Economy 2025.

UNN CEO Dr Steffen Oehler said, in a statement said, “The GBO award for Best Telecom Infrastructure Service Provider in Brunei Darussalam recognises our company and our people’s efforts to continually deliver high-quality digital connectivity through our continuous improvements and modernising of the telecom network infrastructure.”

“Such a recognition is motivating us to continue our transformation journey focussing on customer experience, sustainable business and development of our people and organisation today and in the future,” he concluded.

UNN is the integrated national telecommunication network operator of Brunei Darussalam, providing the full scope of fixed and mobile services on national level and utilising international assets to provide connectivity services across Asia.


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