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Lightyear Named in the Global Telecoms Awards 2021 Shortlist

New York, NY – October 21, 2021 – Lightyear has been named as a finalist in the Telecoms Transformation category of the 2021 Global Telecoms Awards (Glotel Awards) run by (

The Glotel Awards are Europe's leading awards program, recognizing innovation and excellence from the companies involved in advancing and transforming today's telecoms industry. This year's program featured 20 categories, including Best Operator 5G Innovation, Consumer IoT initiative of the Year and Most Innovative Cloud Technology, among others.

"We were especially impressed with the quality and quantity of entries to this year's Glotel Awards, given the uniquely challenging business environment faced by all," said Scott Bicheno, editor of "The process of narrowing them down to a shortlist was as difficult as ever and many worthy entries didn't make the cut. The telecoms world has demonstrated conclusively that, no matter what obstacles and headwinds it faces, the show must go on. The shortlisted achievements are a testament to the ingenuity, fortitude and downright hard work of our industry and I congratulate all of them."

Hundreds of high-quality entries were submitted for this year's awards. The Glotel winners will be announced via a online video ceremony, featuring comedian Geoff Norcott, on 23 November. For additional information or to register for this complimentary event visit the Glotel Awards site here.

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