Recognising outstanding automation & AI innovation that changes the way APAC’s future networks function and operate


Winners of the five categories to be announced at FutureNet Asia, on the 18th of October. Entries open from June.



The Operator Award

The best example of a successful automation deployment


The Automation Solution Award

The leading solution for network automation


The Orchestration Award

The most innovative automated service orchestration solution


The AIOps Award

The best operations solution incorporating AI functionality


The most innovative application of AI & Automation

to enhance customer experience

Past shortlisted & winning companies

China Unicom | Comarch | Rakuten Mobile | Rakuten Symphony | Huawei Technologies | Ericsson | LGU+ |  Microsoft | DISH Network | VMware | China Mobile | and many more

“Industry validation from FutureNet World reinforces our goal of enabling more open, automated networks so end users can have stellar customer experiences”

Rick Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Blue Planet

“The fact is we were in a very competitive category  is certainly something we are very proud of, and I’m thrilled about”

Partha Seetala, Founder and CEO,

Why Enter?


Shortlisted entries become part of a press campaign reaching 20,000+ Telecoms professionals

Winning entries featured and companies interviewed for a ‘Winners Special’ editorial feature

We want to attract the best innovation from large and small companies alike – It’s free to enter for all!

Have your entry judged by leading analyst judges (soon to be announced)

Entry Criteria


Successful entries will demonstrate (one or more of):

1. Substantial reductions to the life cycle costs of operating a network

2. Driving revenue/commercial growth

3. Outstanding technical innovation

4. Adding new dimensions to customer experience