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uSwitch Tech has announced the nominees for the 2012 Broadband Awards, ahead of next week’s ceremony at London’s Centre Point.

See below for a full run-down of the 2012 nominees

Leading the field is O2 with 10 nominations, including prestigious slots in the 'Fastest Home Broadband', 'Fastest Mobile Broadband' and 'Best Customer-Rated' categories.

With eight nominations, Plusnet garnered the second-most award nominations. The supplier of “good, honest broadband” is up for everything from 'Best Technical Support' to 'Most Reliable Service'.

Categories set to be especially hard-fought on the night are 'Best TV Service', which is a three-way battle between Sky, BT Vision and Virgin Media and 'Broadband Innovation', where TalkTalk (HomeSafe), Virgin Media (Tivo) and Three (HSPA+ mobile broadband) are due to duke it out for the prize.

Ernest Doku, Technology Expert at, said: "We’re genuinely excited to honour the best in broadband at the uSwitch Awards.

“With this year’s winners based on the opinions of thousands of visitors to, millions of speed tests from StreetStats as well as our panel of industry expert judges, it’s great to give recognition to the best broadband providers in the eyes of consumers and experts alike.”

Hosted by Greg Davies of The Inbetweeners, Mock The Week and We Are Klang-fame, this year’s event takes place at Centre Point’s Paramount bar on January 17th.

uSwitch Tech Broadband Awards 2012 nominees

Fastest Home Broadband Most Reliable Service
O2 Plusnet
Virgin Media Virgin Media
Fastest Mobile Broadband Most Likely to be Recommended
O2 O2
Three Plusnet
Vodafone Sky
Best Customer Rated Best WiFi Service
Plusnet Orange
Virgin Media Sky
Best Broadband & TV Best Customer Benefits
BT Orange
Sky O2
Virgin Media Sky
Best Broadband & Home Phone Best TV Service
O2 BT Vision
Plusnet Sky
Sky Virgin Media
Best Value Home Broadband Broadband Innovation
O2 TalkTalk - HomeSafe
Plusnet Three - HSPA+
TalkTalk Virgin Media - TiVo
Best Technical Support Best Broadband Provider
O2 O2
Plusnet Plusnet
Virgin Media Sky
Virgin Media
Best Customer Service

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