The ISPA Awards 2012 registration deadline has now passed and ISPA has seen the usual high number of entries and excellent take-up of the new Customer Choice and Best New ISP categories.

Voting for the Customer Choice category will be enabled and a link to the voting page announced shortly. Companies will be able to distribute the link to their customers and the page will also be publicised in the media.

For companies entering the broadband, hosting and VoIP categories there is an element of technical testing. Thinkbroadband and Malden electronics, the ISPA Awards testing partners, will be distributing instructions to entrants this week for testing to start on the 13th February.

All categories must submit written entry forms for each category they enter. These can be linked to from the category pages on the ISPA Awards website here. Finalists will be announced in June.

Key dates:

13th February – Deadline for testing to start (five categories only)

30th March – Deadline for written entry form

June – Finalists announced

July 3rd – ISPA Awards ceremony

ISPA is also pleased to announce that Geo is sponsoring the Best Business Customer Category this year. Geo is a dedicated fibre network provider with a 3000km footprint.

Magrathea is sponsor of the Best Internet Telephony Award, Be Wholesaleis sponsor of the Best Business Fixed Broadband Award and CISAS is sponsoring the Best Consumer Customer Service Category. For more information on sponsoring please contact or visit