A number of leading broadband providers will fight it out for the major accolades at the Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) 2012 awards.
More than 40 companies have been nominated across 12 categories for the upcoming ceremony, which takes place on July 3rd at the Park Lane Sheraton Hotel in London.
Plusnet leads the way with five nominations - the firm has been shortlisted for Best Consumer Fixed Broadband, Best Business Fixed Broadband, Best Consumer Customer Service, Best Business Customer Service and Consumer Choice.
In the Best Consumer Fixed Broadband category, other nominees include Be Broadband, Hyperoptic, KC and Virgin Media.
Fastnet Business Resilient, FidoNet Biz Max, Fluidata Burst, Plusnet Business, Spectrum Business and Urban WiMAX will fight it out to be named best business provider.
In the new Customer Choice category - voted for by customers - Plusnet faces competition from Be Broadband, MacAce, O2 and Zen Internet.
Nicholas Lansman, Secretary General of the ISPA, offered congratulations to all the finalists of the 14th annual awards.
"Nomination is the culmination of either rigorous technical testing, written entry forms analysed by experts judges or votes from customers," he explained.
"This year’s new categories once again demonstrate the innovation of our industry and, with thousands of votes cast by members of public, add a new dimension to the event.”