GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that it has been recognized with the Best Deal Maker Award in Light Reading’s 2018 Leading Lights Awards. The 14th annual Leading Lights Awards honor the top companies in the communications industry across 24 categories. GTT won the Best Deal Maker Award for consistently demonstrating good timing, judgment and execution of high-profile acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures and other multicompany financial arrangements. The win is a testament to GTT’s successful execution of its acquisition strategy and its completion of seven acquisitions in 2017. The award also recognizes GTT’s February 26 announcement to acquire Interoute, operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fiber networks. “We are honored to be recognized as Best Deal Maker,” stated Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “GTT is committed to strategic acquisitions that provide us with the expanded network reach, services and talent to deliver on our purpose of connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud.” The 2018 Leading Lights Awards were presented on May 14, 2018, as part of Light Reading’s Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas.
GTT is redefining global communications to serve a cloud-based future, connecting people across organizations, around the world and to every application in the cloud. Our clients benefit from an outstanding service experience built on our core values of simplicity, speed and agility. A Fortune Future 50 company, GTT owns and operates a global Tier 1 internet network and provides a comprehensive suite of cloud networking services to any location in the world. For more information on GTT, please visit www.gtt.net.