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 uSwitch.com, 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 uSwitch.com, 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|
|Virgin Media||Virgin Media|
|Fastest Mobile Broadband||Most Likely to be Recommended|
|Best Customer Rated||Best WiFi Service|
|Best Broadband & TV||Best Customer Benefits|
|Best Broadband & Home Phone||Best TV Service|
|Best Value Home Broadband||Broadband Innovation|
|O2||TalkTalk - HomeSafe|
|Plusnet||Three - HSPA+|
|TalkTalk||Virgin Media - TiVo|
|Best Technical Support||Best Broadband Provider|
|Best Customer Service|