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Shortlists for 2016 ISPA Awards announced

In just over two months the winners in the fifteen categories for the 2016 ISPA Awards will be known, today sees the shortlist announced. The testing of the broadband, hosting and VoIP categories by thinkbroadband and Malden Electronics saw over two million tests carried out to evaluate entrants to produce the shortlists in the technical categories with the judging panel sifting through all the other entries to arrive at the short list of fifty companies.

The awards ceremony will take place in London on July 7th, after the panel of industry experts have dissected all the entries and met to determine the eventual winner in each category.

The 2016 ISPAs shortlist
Best Superfast Broadband Best Consumer Fixed Broadband
Hyperoptic BT
Keycom Hyperoptic
RM Keycom
Venus Plusnet
Vision Fibre Media Vodafone
Wessex Internet  
Best Business Broadband Best Wireless
BT Business Luminet
Hyperoptic Metronet (UK)
Keycom Vodafone
Origin Broadband Wessex Internet
Best VoIP Best Shared Hosting
DrayTel Catalyst2
Gradwell Communications Exa Networks
Soho66 Heart Internet
Telappliant Hyve Managed Hosting
Voipfone Nublue
Best Dedicated Hosting Best Cloud Product
Antheus Telecom Catalyst2
Catalyst2 Exa Networks
Exa Networks hSo
Hyve Managed Hosting Storm Internet
Memset VIA
Storm Internet
Best Marketing Campaign Safety
Blabbermouth Marketing – ServiceFirst campaign Exa Networks
Bowan Arrow – Market research campaign F-Secure
Heart Internet - Always Evolving Internet Watch Foundation
Plusnet - Broadband That Loves You Back Talk Straight/Schools Broadband
Talk Straight/Schools Broadband – Discovery UK Safer Internet Centre
Vodafone – Terry the Turkey Wise Kids
Security Best CPE Hardware
BT DrayTeck Vigor 2760n
F-Secure AVM Fritz!Box 7490
Metronet (UK) Icotera i6805 FTTH Gateway
Netskope Linksys LRT224
Vodafone Vodafone Connect Router
Storm Internet
Best Tech Law Firm Best Consumer Customer Service
K&L Gates LLP Ask4
Kemp Little LLP Hyperoptic
King & Wood Mallesons Vodafone
Preiskel & Co. Wessex Internet
Travers Smith LLP Wifinity
Best Business Customer Service  
RM Education  
Storm Internet  

More information about the awards can be found at and thanks to the sponsors - Arista Networks for sponsoring Best Cloud, AVSystem for sponsoring Best Consumer Broadband Magrathea for sponsoring Best VoIP, Ruckus for sponsoring Best Wireless and DrayTek for sponsoring the table places.


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