Brussels, 6 November 2012 – The telecommunications operator Voxbone has been selected as one of two National Champions in Belgium to represent their country in the 2012/2013 edition of the European Business Awards.

The European Business Awards have been held since 2007 to reward the most dynamic and innovative companies in Europe. Each year, more than 15,000 companies from different sectors (fashion, manufacturing, internet etc.) submit their candidatures for this competition that promotes the top of the top companies in Europe. For this 5th edition the jury is put together of well-known personalities from business, media and politics. Among others, the panel can also count on the vote of Belgium’s former Prime Minister, Yves Leterme.

As a National Champion, Voxbone carries the Belgian banner during the next phase of the competition, which will take place in London in the beginning of December. The innovative company will face international competition from many different sectors coming from more than 30 different countries. The next goal is the “Ruban d’Honneur” status for best companies within their categories.

“We are very honored by this selection, that underlines once more our achievements over the last years”, says Rodrigue Ullens, CEO of Voxbone. “We are now crossing our fingers for the next phase where the competition will be getting even stronger.”

Voxbone is the market leader for international geographic, toll-free and iNum telephone numbers and was founded in Brussels in 2005. Voxbone helps internet communication by allowing, wholesale operators and national fixed and mobile operators to expand their networks rapidly with limited costs. The company, which continues to hire new employees, delivers high-quality inbound communications from more than 50 countries and 4000 cities over their carrier-grade VoIP network. This network carried 2.8 billion minutes in 2011. Last year, Voxbone was also awarded the fastest growing Belgian company in the Deloitte Fast 50 competition and won the “ICT Gazellen-award” from Data News and Trends Top.