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Economic Times Telecom Award 2013)

Tikona has won the prestigious Economic Times Telecom Award 2013 in the category Innovative product: Broadband.

The award was in recognition of Tikona’s effort in pioneering next generation wireless broadband solution, by using ultra energy efficient and eco friendly small cell network infrastructure to create a financially viable service that can be rolled out to millions of unconnected households countrywide.

The ET Telecom Awards is a credible platform that truly honours the primary stakeholders in the Telecom sector, who have ventured into the unknown and created products and services that are both innovative and competitive to create their own distinct identity in a cluttered market space. It seeks to recognise performance and felicitate the innovators, movers and shakers of the Telecom Industry. The felicitation platform invites leading Telecom Operators, Telecom Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Telecom Infrastructure organisations, to nominate themselves under all relevant categories and showcase their accomplishments to win an award that’s both, credible and prestigious.

2013 Red herring Top 100 Asia Award)

Tikona Digital Network (TDN) has won the prestigious ‘2013 Red Herring Top 100 Asia’ award in the ‘Internet/Online’ sector. The award recognizes leading private companies from Asia, celebrating start-ups, innovations and technologies across their respective industries.
Red Herring announced its Top 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating start-ups, innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

The Red Herring’s editorial team analyzed hundreds of cutting edge companies and technologies and selected those who are positioned to grow at an explosive rate. The nominees were evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as Level of specialty, technological advantage, number of customers and users, growth rate and regional considerations into their respective industries.

TDN is excited to receive the top honours of the event, as it serves as another beacon of what can be done with top-notch teamwork and cooperation.

Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards, London, 2012)

Global Telecoms Business(GTB) has presented its sixth annual GTB Innovation Awards in London as a part of their mission to celebrate the work that vendors and operators in the industry are doing together to develop innovative projects in order to better serve the industry’s end customers.

This year GTB awarded the “2012 Broadband Wireless Access Innovation” award to Tikona Digital Networks Pvt. Ltd. and Ruckus for building and powering the world’s largest outdoor wireless mesh network in India.

Tikona Digital Networks has achieved what was previously considered impossible: By building the world’s largest, self-organizing outdoor Wi-Fi mesh network comprised of over 40,000 Ruckus ZoneFlex™ access points. Tikona’s Smart Wi-Fi network is being used to offer tiered broadband services over Wi-Fi to hundreds of thousands of subscribers across more than 30 cities in India.

About Global Telecom Business Awards:
The GTB Awards are distributed for projects that involving a partnership between an operator and a vendor — at least one of each.. The key intention is to celebrate the work they are doing together to develop innovative projects that would benefit end customers. The 2013 awards were presented at a glittering black-tie dinner in London in six categories, including two special editor’s awards. The dinner was attended by senior executives from as far away as Brazil, Japan, China, South Africa and New Zealand.

Voice & Data Leadership Awards, New Delhi, 2012)

Tikona Digital Networks (TDN) has been recognized as the "Emerging Company of the Year, 2012" by the Voice & Data telecom awards this year. At an award ceremony held in New Delhi on December 6, 2012, Mr. Prakash Bajpai, CEO and MD of Tikona Digital Network, received "Emerging Company of the Year, 2012" award from Dr Farooq Abdullah. Tikona received the award for its significant and growing impact in the Indian Broadband space in the last three years. The award recognized TDN's vision, achievement and growth in terms of market reach, customer base, revenue and low cost infrastructure. The innovation and demonstrated resilience by Tikona had made it the best contender for the award.

About Voice & Data Telecom Awards:

The Voice and Data Leadership Awards are India's most credible and awaited Telecom awards each year. The awards recognize upcoming and changing trends of Indian telecom scenario and applaud the achievers of industry on various fronts. The awards each year qualifies the quantitative aspect of telecom players in India and recognize the companies making a difference through their approach and innovation. The awards are instituted with the purpose to define changing leadership in industry and recognize excellence in the domain.

2nd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, Mumbai, 2013)

Tikona Digital Networks (TDN) was recognized for its “Lean Supply Chain Model” under the category Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Excellence in the Hi Tech Industry by the 2nd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, Mumbai in 2013.  Companies competing within the same category were Dell India, Acer, Moser Baer, Tata Sky, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata motors, Britannia Industries, Cadila Healthcare, Aditya Birla Group. Multiple companies from different sectors participated in 13 different categories specific to their supply chain excellence.

Tikona Lean Supply Chain Model was launched 3 years ago based on the famous Japanese automobile concept of Lean Manufacturing and is successfully implemented in all areas of End to End Tikona Supply Chain be it sourcing, procurement, delivery, quality, warehousing, transportation, inventory or asset management. Tikona team used 16 different sourcing strategies in order to bring down the unit level costing and created a new cost benchmark across service industry.

2nd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, Mumbai, 2013)

Tikona Digital Networks (TDN) has been recognized for its “Lean Supply Chain Model” under the category Warehousing Excellence across all Industries by the 2nd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, Mumbai this year.  Companies competing for same category were Dell India, Acer, Moser Baer, Tata Sky, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata motors, Britannia Industries, Cadila Healthcare, Aditya Birla Group. Multiple companies from different sectors participated in 13 different categories specific to their supply chain excellence. An independent research agency along with the advisory council of the summit was accredited with the research to decide the final set of winners.

In the last 3 years, Tikona Supply Chain has shown excellence in handling material management at the warehousing operations. All the processes adopted have manual controls today (daily/weekly/monthly – depending upon the criticality of the process control). The 5S model has been the key in speeding up the entire material inflow and outflow process as well as asset management at warehouse level. The major achievement in last 3 years at warehousing level is maintaining the stock control with Six Sigma level performance and the Truck Turn Around Time for both inbound and outbound is maintained within 20 minutes against the industry average of 5-6 hours.

About the Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit (AMSCS):

The Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit, is an only dedicated and comprehensive manufacturing supply chain event in Asia. The event brings together supply chain leaders across verticals on a single platform.

Asian Outsourcing Excellence Award - Excellence in Improvement & Innovation)

Tikona won the ‘Excellence in Improvement and Innovation’ award at Asian outsourcing awards presented by CMO Asia and Stars at Singapore on 1st Aug 2013.

The Asian Outsourcing excellence awards demonstrate best practices, create & sustain competitive advantage, provide business transformation, achieve value and benefit both buyer and service provider. These awards form the Industry benchmarks in terms of best practices and business excellence.

Procurement Leaders Award 2013)

Tikona Digital Networks shortlisted for prestigious Global Procurement Leaders Awards 2013 in EXCELLENCE category.

TDN Lean Procurement & Lean Supply Chain Model has been nominated in EXCELLENCE in Global Procurement Leaders Awards 2013 which is scheduled on 22nd May 2013 at Hotel London Hilton, United Kingdom.

More than 500 entries from 150 companies across 30 countries have participated in 16 different categories.

Procurement Leaders awards is one of the world biggest awards ceremony for procurement professionals where more than 800 senior procurement leaders from different companies participates during 2 days global conference & award ceremony.

VARINDIA Star Nite Awards, New Delhi, 2011)